McFadden Named Academic All-American

June 10, 2010

TOWSON, Md. - Honda Sports Award winner Caitlyn McFadden was named to the 2010 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America® Women's At-Large Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Director of America.

Named as the Most Outstanding Player at the NCAA Division I Lacrosse Championship, McFadden led Maryland to a 22-1 record and its tenth national championship in 2010. A first team All-America selection, she started every game during her college career and scored 149 goals with 110 assists for 259 points. The sixth-leading scorer in school history, she was named All-Atlantic Coast Conference three times and was the ACC Player of the Year twice.

A Kinesiology major with a 3.72 G.P.A., she scored two goals with an assist in the Terrapins' 13-11 win over five-time champion Northwestern in the national championship game last week. A two-year captain, the Phoenix, Md., native scored 50 goals with 35 assists as a senior while leading the Terrapins to their first national title since 2001.

McFadden was honored as the winner of the Tewaaraton Award as the top women's player in college lacrosse.

The Women's At-Large program for Academic All-America® includes the sports of bowling, crew, fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, skiing, tennis and water polo.

Six-time NCAA champion Justine Schluntz of the University of Arizona and All-American Chelsea Hoff of the University of Wisconsin La Crosse were named as the Academic All-America® of the Year Award winners in the University and College Divisions, respectively.