The Loyola University Maryland women's lacrosse team defeated Notre Dame, 11-9, in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship.
Worth Noting BIG EAST All-Tournament Team Selection ('12)
2012 (Junior) Played in 17 games, starting all 17 Missed last three regular season games, but scored against every BIG EAST opponent Led team with 56 draw controls Finished the season with four hat tricks and two four-point games (Louisville and No. 6 Notre Dame) Scored first goal of season at No. 12 Penn State, marking her first hat trick of the year Also won a then-career-high five draws at PSU to go with two ground balls Won career-high eight draws at No. 15 Cornell - the most since Meg Decker won 10 vs. Denver in 2011 Also tacked on two goals and one assist Recorded a hat trick vs. Rutgers to go with three GB, four DC and one caused turnover Tied a career-high four goal vs. Notre Dame in BIG EAST Tournament Named to BIG EAST All-Tournament Team after winning six draws and scoring two goals in championship game vs. Syracuse
2011 (Sophomore) Scored a career-high three goals at Rutgers Set new career high in caused turnovers in season-opening win over Virginia Scored twice against Denver
2010 (Freshman) Scored seven goals in 15 games, while making two starts in her first collegiate season Also tallied four ground balls, four draw controls and caused three turnovers as a freshman Made her collegiate debut in a road win at UMBC, but did not record any stats (2/23) Scored a pair of goals, the first two of her career at Denver (3/3) Earned a start the following game against Towson, tallying a goal and adding a draw control (3/6) Scored a pair of free-position goals in the women's lacrosse opener at Ridley Athletic Complex, a BIG EAST win over Rutgers (3/16) Tallied two more goals in a win over Stony Brook (3/24) Also tallied a pair of ground balls against the Seawolves Controlled a pair of draws in a conference win over Cincinnati (4/3) Picked two ground balls and caused a turnover in a victory over Villanova (4/24) Caused a turnover in the BIG EAST Semifinals (5/6).
High School Represented Baltimore in the 2008 Under Armour Underclass Game where she recorded a match-high four goals in the semifinal, and added another in the championship game Closed out her high school career by earning IAAM All-Star and First-Team All-County honors as a senior Helped her team to the IAAM Quarterfinals as a senior and the semifinals in 2008 Also played basketball and soccer.
Personal: Daughter of Son of Steve and Jeanne Dalton Father played football in the 1970s for the Baltimore Colts and Washington Redskins Has two brothers, Will and J.P. Will was a captain for the 2008 University of Maryland lacrosse team and J.P. is currently on the Loyola men's lacrosse team