The North Coast Athletic Conference was well represented on the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-Region selections, released on May 12th. A total of 14 NCAC student-athletes were named to one of the two All-Great Lakes Region Teams.
First-team selections included Denison senior attack Claire Ludlow (East Grand Rapids, MI/East Grand Rapids), Oberlin senior goalkeeper Alexa L’Insalata (Plainsboro Township, NJ/West Windsor-Plainsboro North), Allegheny senior midfielder Jessie Thiessen (Pittsburgh, PA/Fox Chapel), Denison sophomore defender Jane Goodspeed (East Grand Rapids, MI/East Grand Rapids), Denison junior midfielder Leah Israel (Bloomfield Hills, MI/Cranbrook Kingswood), Oberlin junior attack Natalie Rauchle (Edina, MN/Edina), Oberlin senior defender Sloane Garelick (West Windsor, NJ/West Windsor-Plainsboro South), Kenyon junior attack Kat Englert (Centennial, CO/Arapahoe) and Allegheny junior attack Shelby Piper (Littleton, CO/Chatfield).
The five NCAC student-athletes named to the second-team were Denison senior midfielder Reid Hirschey (Edina, MN/Edina), Wooster sophomore defender Megan Healy (Ottawa Hills, OH/Ottawa Hills), Denison junior defender Grace Gavula (Glenview, IL/Loyola Academy), Allegheny sophomore defender Laurence Busque (Litiz, PA/Manhem) and Oberlin senior attack Sara Phister (Phoenix, AZ/Mountain Pointe).
The IWLCA has honored 256 student-athletes in Division III with a selection to one of the All-Region teams for 2017. These student-athletes are now eligible for inclusion on the IWLCA All-American teams, which will be announced on Friday, May 19. The IWLCA will honor the National All-Americans at the IWLCA All-American Banquet on Saturday June 3, 2017 at the Hunt Valley Inn in Hunt Valley, Maryland.
For the complete 2017 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association All-Region selections, click here.