Terps Snag Numerous Inside Lacrosse Awards

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Sophomore midfielder Taylor Cummings has been tabbed to the 2014 Inside Lacrosse Preseason Player of the Year watch list, announced Friday.

Cummings – the youngest of six players to be named to the list – posted 43 goals and 14 assists last season. She was equally valuable on the circle, where she recorded a team-high 94 draw controls.

In addition to Cummings, Brooke Griffin was pegged to IL’s Preseason First Team All-American team. Junior defender Megan Douty landed second team honors and senior midfielder Beth Glaros and sophomore defender Alice Mercer earned a spot on the third team.

Maryland – winners for five-straight Atlantic Coast Conference championships - battle Team USA in an exhibition in Orlando Jan. 25 at 5 p.m. to kick off the 2014 campaign.

Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-America

First Team
A Alyssa Murray, Sr., Syracuse
A Kayla Treanor, So., Syracuse
A Taylor D'Amore, Sr., Johns Hopkins
A Brooke Griffin, RS Jr., Maryland
M Mikaela Rix, Jr., Boston College
M Taylor Cummings, So., Maryland
M Brittany Coppa, Sr., North Carolina
M Shannon Gilroy, Jr., Florida
M Marlee Paton, Sr., Loyola
D Sloane Serpe, Sr., North Carolina
D Barb Sullivan, Jr., Notre Dame
D Taylor Virden, Sr., Duke
D Margaret Corzel, Jr., North Carolina
G Kelsey Duryea, So., Duke

Second Team
A Maggie McCormick, Jr., Penn State
A Erin McMunn, Jr., Princeton
A Covie Stanwick, Jr., Boston College
A Abbey Friend, Sr., North Carolina
M Kelly Lechner, Jr., Penn State
M Lauren Kahn, Sr., UConn
M Taryn VanThof, RS Jr., Loyola
M Morgan Stephens, Jr., Virginia
M Taylor Trimble, Jr., Duke
D Meg Douty, Jr., Maryland
D Kate Ivory, GS., Northwestern
D Meg Markham, Jr., Penn
D Kerri Harrington, Sr., Northwestern
G Frankie Caridi, Sr., Stony Brook

Third Team

A Katie Ferris, Sr., UMass
A Caroline Tarzian, Jr., Georgetown
A Kerrin Maurer, Jr., Duke
A Casey Bocklet, Jr., Virginia
M Kelyn Freedman, Sr., Georgetown
M Nora Barry, Jr., Florida
M Beth Glaros, Sr., Maryland
M Margaret Smith, Sr., Notre Dame
M Courtney Swan, Jr., Virginia
D April Iannetta, Jr., Hofstra
D Gabby Moise, Jr., Duke
D Alice Mercer, So., Maryland
D Kelsey McGovern, Sr., UMass
G Bridget Bianco, Jr., Northwestern