The Loyola University Maryland women's lacrosse team defeated Notre Dame, 11-9, in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship.
Worth Noting Two-time IWLCA All-American ('12, '13) Wooden Citizenship Cup Award semifinalist ('14) Two-time Tewaaraton Award Top-25 Nominee ('12, '13) Three-time All-Mid-Atlantic Region ('11, '12, '13) Three-time All-BIG EAST ('11, '12, '13) BIG EAST Midfielder of the Year ('12) Two-time BIG EAST All-Tournament Team ('11, '12, '13) Three-time BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week ('12, '13) Preseason Tewaaraton Award Nominee ('12, '13) Two-time Preseason All-American ('13, '14) Preseason Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year ('14) Three-time preseason all-conference (BIG EAST: '12, '13; Patriot League: '14) Two-time member of Australian National Team for FIL World Cup ('09, '13) Two-time team captain ('13, '14)
2013 International Was named to the Australian National Team for the 2013 World Cup in Oshawa, Canada One of 10 returning players from the Aussie team that won silver in Prague, Czech Republic at 2009 World Cup Earned Player of the Match honors after leading Australia to a 12-6 win over England in the bronze medal game Was also named the Player of the Match after leading the Aussies to an 11-4 win over Wales in their opening game of the tournament
2013 (Junior) Second-team IWLCA All-American Unanimous All-BIG EAST First Team All-Mid-Atlantic Region First Team BIG EAST All-Tournament Team selection Tewaaraton Award Top-25 Nominee for the second-straight year One of six BIG EAST players included, but was the lone midfielder representing the league Voted Most Valuable Player by teammates ILWomen preseason first-team All-American Unanimous Preseason All-BIG EAST Team pick Dished out her 50th career assist vs. No. 17 Johns Hopkins (2/27) to become the 13th Greyhound to reach the milestone With another assist at No. 2 Florida (3/5), Paton was the 18th Loyola player with 150 points She was also the 22nd Greyhound to join the 100 goal club with two goals vs. the Gators Is the ninth Greyhound to record 100 goals and 50 assists in a career and just the second to reach the milestone in their junior season (Grace Gavin, 2010) Finished season tied for 10th all-time with 131 career goals, fifth with 71 assists and seventh with 202 points Also seventh on Loyola all-time list with 73 caused turnovers Her 36 caused turnovers this season tied her for seventh most in Loyola single season history The 36 CTs also led the BIG EAST and ranked tied for ninth nationally BIG EAST Player of the Week (4/8) after scoring career-high five goals at No. 6 Notre Dame Cracked into Loyola's top-10 career caused turnovers with a personal-best six vs. UConn Tallied six hat tricks, including a five goal game, which tied a career-high, at No. 6 Notre Dame Also notched hat tricks against Cincinnati, at Villanova, against No. 17 UConn, and at No. 3 North Carolina Recorded season-high three assists at High Point Tallied season-high seven points at No. 6 Notre Dame Set career-high with six groundballs against No. 17 Johns Hopkins Won a personal-best six draw controls at No. 6 Notre Dame Caused a new career-high six turnovers against No. 17 Connecticut
2012 (Sophomore) Second player in program history to earn BIG EAST Midfielder of the Year honors (Kate McHarg in 2006) Joined Kellye Gallagher as the program's first pair of first-team IWLCA All-Americans since Suzanne Eyler and Marianne Gioffre in 2003 All-BIG EAST First Team All-Mid-Atlantic Region First Team BIG EAST All-Tournament Team honoree Two-time BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week (4/2, 4/23) Baltimore Sun Player of the Week (4/5) Top-25 Tewaaraton Award Nominee Preseason All-BIG East Started all 20 games Had a point in every game, extending her streak to 26-straight games with a point Also scored in every game except the NCAA quarterfinal game at No. 3 Maryland Led Loyola with 10 hat tricks and 12 four-point plus games Finished the year ranked 10th in the NCAA in points (110), 15th in goals (54) and 19th in assists (36) Ranked second in the BIG EAST in goals and third in assists and points In conference only games, led the league in points (48) and was second in goals (28) and assists (20) Her 90 points ranked second to only Grace Gavin's single-season school record of 98 from 2011 Assisted Cassandra Cursaro's game-winner in overtime at PSU Scored a career-high five goals vs. Delaware Fifth goal vs. Blue Hens was the 50th of her career Was named to BIG EAST Honor Roll after Delaware and JMU games Named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week after Cincinnati and No. 6 Notre Dame games Was named to BIG EAST Honor Roll after recording a career-high nine points at Louisville Scored four goals and assisted five times, while also causing two turnovers vs. the Cardinals Tied a career-high nine points vs. Rutgers on five goals and four assist to notch her 100th career point Had four goals, two assists and two draw controls despite being face guarded against Villanova Named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week for play against Rutgers and Villanova Was face guarded at No. 2 Syracuse, but scored twice Named to BIG EAST All-Tournament Team after scoring three goals and adding one assist vs. Syracuse in title game Also had four goals and two assists vs. No. 6 Notre Dame to finish BIG EAST Tournament with seven goals, three assists and 10 points
2011 (Freshman) One of three freshmen named All-BIG EAST, earning second-team honors All-Mid-Atlantic Region Second Team Named to BIG EAST All-Tournament Team Her 38 goals were the most for a Loyola freshman since Grace Gavin in 2008 She also led the BIG EAST with five game-winning goals Played in 19 games tallying 36 goals, 10 assists, 46 total points, 34 ground balls, 14 draw controls, and 17 caused turnovers. Opened collegiate career with four goals against then-No. 7 Virginia Matched career-high with four at UMBC and also had two assists Scored four again against both Louisville and at Villanova Scored two goals and assisted on two more against Connecticut Had two goals and an assist in the BIG EAST Semifinal Scored twice against Notre Dame in Championship Game Assisted on a career-best three goals against UMass
Before Loyola Played alongside head coach Jen Adams and teammate Cass Cursaro on the Australian Senior National Team that took the silver medal at the 2009 Women's Lacrosse World Cup Finished fourth on the team with 10 goals, caused six turnovers and picked eight ground balls at the World Cup Played club lacrosse for Newport Ladies Lacrosse Club and received the 2005 Simpson Family Junior Award In 2009, received the Best & Fairest Award for the being the top overall player