May 1, 2012

Three named All-Centennial in Women's Lacrosse

LANCASTER, Pa. – Ursinus College had three member of the women's lacrosse team earn slots on the 2012 All-Centennial squad released Tuesday afternoon. The voting is done by the head coaches in the conference, who can not vote for their own players.

Headlining the selections is first-team senior attack Alyssa Thren (Barto, Pa./Upper Perkiomen) who earned her second-straight first-team nod.

Senior attack Emily Diehl (Lebanon, N.J./Voorhees) and freshman midfielder Kitty Dawson (Hillsborough, N.J./Hillsborough) were named honorable mention.

Thren led the team in goals (49) and points (55). She also became the second player in NCAA history to score 100 goals in both women's lacrosse and in field hockey. She had a team-high 97 shots and grabbed a team-best 67 draw controls.

Diehl was third on the team in goals with 30 and first on the team in assists with 24. She had 54 points, which was second best on the team.

Dawson was second on the team in goals with 32 and had seven free position goals, which were second on the team.

Ursinus finished the season with a mark of 9-8, qualifying for the Centennial Conference tournament.