Five Womens' Lacrosse Players Named All-NESCAC

May 11, 2005

5/11/05 - Five members of the Middlebury College women's lacrosse team earned All-NESCAC honors when the team was announced today. Senior Caitlin McCormick (Plymouth, Mass.), junior Elizabeth Renehan (St. Davids, Pa.) and sophomore Kim Walker (Ridgewood, N.J.) were all selected to the first team, while juniors Schuyler Winstead (Chevy Chase, Md.) and Emily Erickson (Yarmouth, Maine) were second team selections. Renehan earned conference player of the year honors, while Missy Foote was deemed coach of the year.

Renehan is named the league's player of the year after earning rookie of the year honors in '03. The midfielder is now a two-time first-team All-NESCAC selection, who leads the team with 37 goals and 16 assists for 53 points on the season. She leads Middlebury with 33 caused turnovers, is second with 26 draw controls, while ranking third with 30 ground balls.

Walker earns first-team All-NESCAC honors in just her second season on the field. She has led the Panthers this season with 40 goals in 15 games, to go along with her seven assists for 47 points. The middie paces the team with 37 ground balls and 33 draw controls this season.

The third member of the first team is McCormick, the anchor of the Middlebury defense. The senior captain has anchored a Middlebury defense that allows just 6.36 goals/game, tops in the NESCAC. She also has added three goals on the season, while ranking second with 32 caused turnovers and fourth with 29 ground balls.

Winstead was a second-team selection as an attacker. Her 1.5 assists this season led the NESCAC, with her totaling 20 goals and 18 assists for 38 points.

Erickson earns second-team honors, joining McCormick as a member of the All-NESCAC's defensive squad. The junior has been steady all season, helping to hold opponents to five or less goals seven times in '05.

Foote earns NESCAC Coach of the Year honors for the fifth consecutive season. She led the Panthers to another impressive season, with a 14-1 record and the team's fifth straight NESCAC Championship.