The Loyola University Maryland women's lacrosse team defeated Notre Dame, 11-9, in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship.
Worth Noting Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year ('14) IWLCA All-American Third Team ('14) Three-time All-Mid-Atlantic Region ('12, '13, '14) Three-time all-conference (BIG EAST: '12, '13; Patriot League: '14) ECAC All-Star First Team ('14) Four-time Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week ('14) Baltimore SunPlayer of the Week ('14) ECACOffensive Player of the Week ('14) BIG EAST All-Tournament Team ('12) Preseason ILWomen All-American ('13) Preseason All-Patriot League ('14) Unanimous Preseason All-BIG EAST ('13) Program's Freshman Record holder for assists (31 in '12) Tied 27-year-old program record for assists in a game (7 in '13)
2014 (Junior) Third-team IWLCA All-American Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year IWLCA All-Mid-Atlantic Region First Team All-Patriot League First Team ECAC All-Stars First Team ('14) Four-time Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week(2/25, 3/24, 3/31, 4/21) Preseason All-Patriot League Started and played all 21 games Had a point in all but one game, scoring in all but two games Sawa 38-game pointstreak broken when Boston College held her scoreless in the NCAA Tournament Second Round Led the Patriot League with 39 assists and was one point shy of first in points, finishing with 79 In conference only games, had 23 assists and 44 points to lead the league's next closest opponent in assists by 12 and by 16 in points (teammate Marlee Paton was ranked second in both points (41) and assists (16)) Had a game-high five points in win vs. No. 17 Princeton Named Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week after Princeton game (2/25) Had a hat trick at Lafayette Recorded personal-best eight points on career-high five goals and three assists at Bucknell Named Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week after Bucknell and Lafayette games(3/24) Had game-high three points at No. 14 Georgetown Dished out six assists vs. Holy Cross Named Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week(3/31) for second-straight week Also named ECAC and Baltimore Sun Player of the Weekthat week Earned league-best fourth Patriot LeagueOffensive Player of the Week honoron April 21 Scored 100th career goal in Patriot LeagueChampionship game vs. Boston Universityto become 24th Greyhound with 100 goals Recorded 200th career point vs. No. 14 UMass
2013 (Sophomore) Appeared in 19 games, starting 18 All-BIG EAST Second Team All-Mid-Atlantic Region First Team Preseason ILWomen third-team All-American Unanimous Preseason All-BIG EAST Team pick Had a point in all but one game, an 18-game streak, including averaging 5.0 points per game in the three postseason contests Tied Rita Ciletti's 27-year-old program record for assists in a game, assisting seven of Loyola's first 12 goals at Villanova to set a new career high Had 12 points in a three-game stretch, having five points vs. Cincinnati (2g, 3a), three goals at UMBC and four goals vs. Georgetown Had three hat tricks, scoring four goals vs. No. 9 Georgetown and at No. 3 North Carolina. Added three goals at UMBC Assisted Hannah Schmitt's game-winning goal with 10 seconds left at No. 16 Towson With seven assists at Villanova, set a new career-high with seven points
2012 (Freshman) Top ranked freshman in the NCAA in points All-Mid-Atlantic Region Second Team All-BIG EAST First Team With 31 assists, broke the program's 32-year-old freshman record for assists, previously held by Janet Eisenhut (set at 19 in 1980) Also ranked second on program's all-time freshman records for goals scored Named to BIG EAST All-Tournament Team WomensLax.com Rookie of the Week on March 26 Started first career game at No. 10 Virginia Also scored first collegiate goal at UVa, adding one draw control and one ground ball Notched a hat trick at No. 20 Johns Hopkins Recorded back-to-back four point games (PSU/UMBC), dishing our four assists vs. UMBC Notched hat trick at No. 20 James Madison Scored the game-winning goal with 37 seconds left in overtime at No. 13 Georgetown and was named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll Had five points in back-to-back games vs. No. 6 Notre Dame and at Louisville, scoring four goals and assisting another Recorded five points on three goals and two assists vs. Rutgers Had five points on three goals and two assists against Villanova Broke freshman record for assists in a season during the Villanova game Had three goals and one assist at UConn Had five points vs. Syracuse in BIG EAST title game, scoring twice and adding three assists
Before Loyola Named US Lacrosse All-American as a senior Played for the South team at the Under Armour All-America game Two-time All-Hartford County ('10, '11) Also a two-time All-Metro First Team selection ('10, '11) High schoolteam earned a No. 1 national ranking during her freshman season Squad also won the IAAM 'A' Conference Crown that year Was a two-time IAAM All-Star Named to High School Tewaaraton Award Watch List