April 30, 2014
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University women's lacrosse team (9-7, 6-1 BIG EAST) had six players named All-BIG EAST Conference on Wednesday morning as the league announced postseason honorees. Three Hoyas earned first team accolades, while three more received second team honors.
The second-seeded Hoyas play host to the 2014 BIG EAST Women's Lacrosse Championship and face the third-seeded University of Connecticut Huskies on Thursday night in the second game of a doubleheader. Top-seed Louisville takes on fourth seed Rutgers in the earlier game. Both games will be played on campus at Multi-Sport Field with the first draw scheduled for 5:30 p.m., and the second tentatively set to begin at 8:15 p.m. Both contests can be viewed live on www.BIGEAST.com.
Senior midfielder Kelyn Freedman (Newtown Square, Pa./Radnor) was named to an All-BIG EAST team for the second time in her career, this time as a unanimous selection. Freedman was named to the first team and was selected the BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week once this season. She is leading the team in goals with 31 as well as points with 39. Freedman has also posted eight assists. The co-captain is leading the squad in ground balls (27), draw controls (40), free-position goals (12) and is second in caused turnovers with 23. She is ranked among the career and season all-time leaders in draw controls.
Junior defender Adrianne Devine (Loudonville, N.Y./Shaker) was a first team honoree and unanimous selection after starting in all 16 games this season. She has two goals for the year and is leading the squad in caused turnovers with 28 as well as ranking second in ground balls with 23 and third in draw controls pulling in 34. Devine earned a spot on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll last week marking her first-career weekly award.
Junior attacker Caroline Tarzian (Garden City, N.Y./Garden City) also earned first team honors for the second-consecutive year and marking her third-consecutive All-BIG EAST honor. Tarzian is third on the squad in scoring after starting all 16 contests with 23 goals and 12 assists for 35 points. She has earned two nods to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll this past season.
Senior defender Maggie Brown (Woodside, Calif./Menlo School) was named to the second team marking her first conference accolade. Brown has started all 16 games for the Blue & Gray this season picking up 15 ground balls as well as eight caused turnovers and nine draw controls along the way.
Senior midfielder Hannah Franklin (Phoenix, Md./McDonogh School) earned a spot on the second team for her first postseason honor. The co-captain is fifth on the team in scoring with 21 goals and five assists for 26 points. She has scored eight free position goals on the season in her 16 starts. Franklin was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll the first week of the 2014 season.
Sophomore attacker Corinne Etchison (Eldersburg, Md./McDonogh School) rounds out the Georgetown honorees earning a spot on the second team. Etchison is second on the squad in scoring with 23 goals and team-high 14 assists for 37 points on the year. She has appeared in all 16 games for the Blue & Gray and has 14 ground balls to her credit. Last week, Etchison was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll.
Freedman, Devine, Tarzian and Franklin were all named to the Preseason All-BIG EAST team and earned postseason honors.
The Hoyas and Huskies will play tomorrow at 8:15 p.m., in the BIG EAST Championship semifinals. Live stats and a webcast will be available at www.BIGEAST.com.