June 1, 2004
Baltimore, MD - Three Loyola College women's lacrosse players received national honors Tuesday. Seniors Rachel Shuck and Tara Singleton where named second team All-America selections by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association and US Lacrosse while sophomore Sydney Greene garnished third team honors. The award is sponsored by Harrow Sports.
Shuck earned the honor for the second year in a row after being named to the third team in 2003. In 2004, she scored a total of 17 goals and added 34 assists to make her second on the team in overall scoring. This season, Shuck broke the Loyola career record for assists (the former record stood at 79) with a current total of 86 in just three seasons of play. She finished the year ranked fifth in the country in assists with 1.89 a game.
Singleton, a senior defender, earned All-America honors for the first time in her career. A captain in 2004 and a four-year letter winner, she appeared in 59 games and earned 37 starts in her career. In 2004 she tallied a total of 35 caused turnovers, ranking her first on her team in that category as well as nationally throughout the season. Singleton was also named the teams Most Valuable Player earlier this year.
Greene, a sophomore, earned third team All-America honors for the first time in her career. Sheled the Greyhounds in scoring this season with 43 goals and 13 assists. As one of Loyola's top attackers, Greene tallied points in every one of Loyola's games with a season-high of six points (five goals, 1 assists) against George Mason. Greene also had multiple goal games over Penn, UMBC, Hofstra, Boston U., Towson, James Madison, William & Mary, Penn State, Duke, Virginia, Maryland and Syracuse.
The Greyhounds finished the 2004 season with a 14-4 record and were ranked as high as fourth by the IWLCA throughout the year in their first season under head coach Kerri Johnson. Shuck and Greene will return to the Loyola women's lacrosse squad in the fall as a senior and junior respectively.