GREENSBORO, N.C. - Four Terrapins were named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Team for women's lacrosse, announced by league commissioner John Swofford on Monday.
Douty was the IWLCA National Defender of the Year and a Tewaaraton finalist in 2014. The kinesiology major anchored a Maryland defense that held opponents to single-digit scoring in 17 of 23 games in 2014. Douty was also tagged ACC Defender of the Year.
An IWLCA First Team All-American, Griffin helped quarterback the Terrapins’ dynamic attack with 86 points in 2014. The kinesiology major boasted 62 goals and 24 assists and was tabbed ACC Championship Most Valuable Player after guiding the Terps to wins against Virginia Tech, Virginia and Syracuse in the ACC tournament.
Majorana, a sophomore letters & science major, appeared in 20 games and made seven starts in 2014. She recorded 20 goals and 14 assists and also posted six ground balls, one draw control and three caused turnovers.
Stukenberg was named ACC Co-Freshman of the Year after shining for the Terrapins in her first season in College Park. The biological sciences major posted 47 points on 35 goals and 12 assists and added 21 ground balls and 23 draw controls as a rookie.
All eight of the league’s women’s lacrosse programs are represented on the All-ACC Academic Team, led by Syracuse with seven selections. Duke and Virginia followed each with five student-athletes on team, while Boston College, Maryland and North Carolina each placed four on the team, Notre Dame had three and Virginia Tech two.
Syracuse senior attacker Alyssa Murray was named ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards were established in September 2007 to be awarded annually to the top junior or senior student-athlete in their respective sports. Candidates for the awards must have maintained a 3.0 grade point average for their career as well as a 3.0 for each of the last two semesters.
To be eligible for consideration for the All-ACC Academic Team, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during her academic career.
Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Alyssa Murray, Syracuse
2014 All-ACC Academic Women’s Lacrosse Team
Moira Barry (4), Sr., Psychology, Boston College
Claire Blohm (3), Sr., Biology, Boston College
Sara Blue, GS, Administrative Studies, Boston College
Mikaela Rix (2), Jr., Finance, Boston College
Maddy Morrissey (3), Sr., Psychology, Duke
Taylor Virden (4), Sr., Visual & Media Studies, Duke
Sydney Peterson, Sr., Political Science & History, Duke
Kerrin Maurer, Jr., Political Science, Duke
Taylor Trimble (3), Jr., Public Policy, Duke
Megan Douty (2), Jr., Kinesiology, Maryland
Brooke Griffin (2), Sr., Kinesiology, Maryland
Halle Majorana (2), So., Letters & Science, Maryland
Zoe Stukenberg, Fr., Biological Sciences, Maryland
Margaret Corzel, Sr., Business Administration, North Carolina
Taylor George (3), Sr., Journalism, North Carolina
Sydney Holman, Fr., Journalism, North Carolina
Sloane Serpe, Sr., Communication Studies, North Carolina
Alexandra Dalton, Fr., Undeclared, Notre Dame
Cortney Fortunato, Fr., Undeclared, Notre Dame
Caitlin Gargan, Jr., Marketing, Notre Dame
Devon Collins, Jr., Finance, Syracuse
Amy Cross, Sr., Inclusive Education, Syracuse
Natalie Glanell, Sr., Comm. & Rhetorical Studies, Syracuse
Kailah Kempney, Jr., Health & Exercise Science, Syracuse
Kasey Mock, Sr., Inclusive Education, Syracuse
Alyssa Murray, Sr., Child & Family Studies, Syracuse
Katie Webster, Sr., Health & Exercise Science, Syracuse
Liza Blue (3), Jr., Kinesiology, Virginia
Liz Colgan, Sr., Economics, Virginia
Lauren Goerz, Sr., English, Virginia
Maddy Keeshan(2), Sr., History, Virginia
Courtney Swan (2), Jr., Kinesiology, Virginia
Cawley Bromley, Jr., Human Development, Virginia Tech
Meghan Macera (2), So., Art, Virginia Tech
(#) – Career All-ACC Academic Honors