Waukesha, WI – Three Beloit College Women’s Lacrosse players earned recognition as the 2014 All-Midwest Women’s Lacrosse Conference team was released on Wednesday morning.
Sara Fithian earned her second straight First Team honor while Libby Storrick was a Second Team selection. Storrick was also named the league’s Rookie of the Year while Celeste Jenkins was named to the All-Sportsmanship Team.
Fithian, a sophomore from Plantation, Florida (South Plantation) tied for the team lead in points with 80 while leading the way in goals with 70, giving her an even 100 in the two seasons of the programs existence. She added 10 assists, 44 ground balls, 47 draw controls, and 19 caused turnovers. She led the team in six different categories and was third in the MWLC in goals and tied for fifth in points. She also ranks 10th in NCAA Division III in goals scored thru games of April 27.
Storrick, a sophomore from Coon Rapids, Minnesota, who missed all of last season with an injury, tied with Fithian for the team lead in points while leading in assists with 30. She also had 50 goals and team-leading numbers of 53 ground balls, 60 draw controls, and 29 caused turnovers. She also led the team in five different categories, including sharing the top spot with Fithian in free-position goals with 17. She is third in the MWLC in assists and tied for fifth in points.
Jenkins, a freshman from Warrenville, Illinois (Wheaton-Warrenville), went 3-2 in goal for the Buccaneers with a 9.22 goals-against-average and a .488 save percentage. On the field she scored two goals and added an assist while recording 12 ground balls and four caused turnovers.
The Buccaneers finished the 2014 season with a 10-7 overall mark, a six-win improvement over their inaugural season, and a 6-4 mark in the MWLC, a four-win improvement and fifth in the league.