2016 All-GLIAC Women’s Lacrosse Teams, Postseason Awards Announced

2016 All-GLIAC Women’s Lacrosse Teams, Postseason Awards Announced

BAY CITY, Mich. — The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) announced its 2016 All-GLIAC Women's Lacrosse teams at the banquet on the eve the GLIAC Tournament Semifinals on Thursday evening (May 5).

Tiffin senior Emily Roussel earned her second GLIAC Attacker of the Year honor in 2016 as well as her third consecutive First Team All-GLIAC honor and fourth All-GLIAC honor overall. Roussel led the conference in goals with 74 and points with 84. She also ranks fourth nationally in goals per game.

Findlay's Sarah Lankton has been selected the 2016 GLIAC Midfielder of the Year. Lankton, who was also tabbed first team all-conference for the fourth straight year, native ranks fourth in the GLIAC with 52 goals on the year and leads the league with 65 ground balls. She also ranks second in the conference with 95 draw controls and second in the league in caused turnovers with 26. The Carmel, Ind. native was a first team all-region performer for the Oilers last season and was also named third team All-American.

Grand Valley State senior Caitlin Wojichowski has been named the 2016 GLIAC Defender of the Year. A native of Milford, Michigan, the senior defender led a Laker defense that ranked atop the conference in caused turnovers (187), goals against (8.46) and total goals allowed (144). Individually, Wojichowski started all 17 games and caused a team-leading 25 turnovers while picking up 27 ground balls to rank fourth on the team and chipping in two goals.

Indianapolis' Irene Carlquist helped lead the Greyhounds to a fifth place conference finish in their inaugural season as a program on her way to earning GLIAC Freshman of the Year honors. She finished second in the conference in saves with 164, starting all 18 games in cage for UIndy. The freshman had five games with double-digit saves, including a season-best 16 in the team's GLIAC opener against McKendree on March 5. Her save percentage of 43.2% ranked fifth in the GLIAC, as well.

Tiffin rookie Kat Schneeberger made an impression in her freshman season, earning 2016 GLIAC Goalkeeper of the Year. Schneeberger led the conference with 12 wins and was second in save percentage while also finishing third in saves and goals against average. 

Grand Valley State head coach Alicia Groveston has been named the 2016 GLIAC Coach of the Year. Currently in her fifth year as head coach of the Lakers, Groveston has led the team to a 13-4 overall record and an 11-1 record in the GLIAC, giving her a lifetime record of 64-25 during her time with Grand Valley State. Their 11-1 conference record earned them their fourth consecutive GLIAC regular season title and the top-seed in the GLIAC Tournament for the fourth year in a row.

    The complete list of the 2016 All-GLIAC Women's Lacrosse teams and postseason awards are below:

2016 GLIAC Women's Lacrosse Postseason Awards

Attacker of the Year

Defender of the Year


Midfielder of the Year:

Goalkeeper of the Year


Freshman of the Year:


Coach of the Year:

 

2016 All-GLIAC Women's Lacrosse Teams

All-GLIAC First-Team

Position

Name

School

Yr.

Hometown/Previous School 

Attacker

Dana DiPasquale

McKendree

So.

St. Charles, Mo. / Barat Academy

Attacker

Emily Roussel

Tiffin

Sr.

Georgetown, Texas / Georgetown

Attacker

Paige Salthouse

McKendree

So.

St. Louis, Mo. / Ursuline Academy

Attacker

Ryan Skomial

Grand Valley State

Jr.

Howell, Mich. / Hartland

Midfielder

Meghan Datema

Grand Valley State

So.

Grand Rapids, Mich. / Rockford

Midfielder

Sarah Lankton

Findlay

Sr.

Carmel, Ind. / St. Theodore Guerin

Midfielder

Tori Nelson

Tiffin

Jr.

Deephaven, Minn. / Holy Family Catholic

Midfielder

Erika Neumen

Grand Valley State

Jr.

Rockford, Mich. / Rockford / Hofstra University

Defender

Randi Castner

Tiffin

Jr.

Henrietta, N.Y. / Rush-Henrietta

Defender

Kelly Leibovitz

Grand Valley State

Jr.

Naperville, Ill. / Neuqua Valley

Defender

Breana Moser

Lake Erie

Jr.

Gahanna, Ohio

Defender

Caitlin Wojichowski

Grand Valley State

Sr.

Milford, Mich. / Lakeland

Goalkeeper

Kat Schneeberger

Tiffin

Fr.

Oviedo, Fla.

All-GLIAC Second-Team

Position

Name

School

Yr.

Hometown/Previous School

Attacker

Kyra Bradley

Findlay

Jr.

Port Coquitlam, British Columbia / Terry Fox Secondary

Attacker

Amanda Flotteron

Tiffin

So.

Henrietta, N.Y. / Rush-Henrietta

Attacker

Chalane Morrison

Indianapolis

Jr.

Delta, British Columbia

Attacker Morgan Sherley Tiffin Jr. New Westminster, B.C. / St. Thomas More

Attacker

Danielle Tunnell

Grand Valley State

Jr.

Frederick, Md. / U. of Cincinnati

Midfielder

Mackenzie Barnwell

Findlay

Sr.

Chagrin Falls, Ohio / Kenston

Midfielder

Erika Mackenzie

Indianapolis

Jr.

Delta, British Columbia

Midfielder

Hannah Sugarman

McKendree

Fr.

Holden, Mass. / Wachusett Regional

Defender

Megan Belch

Tiffin

Sr.

Watertown, N.Y.

Defender

Shirley Boland

McKendree

Sr.

St. Louis, Mo. / Ursuline Academy

Defender

Natalie Fury

Findlay

So.

Glenolden, Pa. / Interboro

Defender

Trisha Koning

Indianapolis

Fr.

Alto, Mich.

Goalkeeper

Amy Porta

McKendree

Jr.

Ellisville, Mo. / Marquette

All-GLIAC Honorable Mention Team

Position

Name

School

Yr.

Hometown/Previous School

Attacker

Lane Brunkala

Walsh

So.

Mentor, Ohio

Attacker

Anna Rulapaugh

Indianapolis

So.

Churchton, Md. / Southern

Attacker

Anna Spin

Lake Erie

Fr.

Auburn, N.Y.

Attacker

Chelsey Bishop

Grand Valley State

Jr.

Saline, Mich.

Midfielder

Anastasia Crawford

Lake Erie

So.

Corning, N.Y. / Corning Painted Post East

Midfielder

Kira Dosenberry

Grand Valley State

Jr.

San Diego, Calif. / Scripps Ranch

Midfielder

Hannah Peebles

Findlay

Fr.

Dexter, N.Y.

Defender

Morgan Cremen

McKendree

Jr.

Manchester, Md. / Manchester Valley

Defender

Emma Miller

Lake Erie

Jr.

Mentor, Ohio

Defender

Elisabeth Montalvo

Findlay

Sr.

Tecumseh, Mich.

Defender

Adrianna Smith

Grand Valley State

R-So.

Cincinnati, Ohio / Lebanon

Goalkeeper

Sarah Zwilsky

Grand Valley State

Jr.

Knoxville, Md. / Brunswick