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NEWMAC Releases 2018 Women's Lacrosse Postseason Awards

NEWMAC Releases 2018 Women's Lacrosse Postseason Awards

WESTWOOD, Mass. - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) released the 2018 Women's Lacrosse All-Conference team and major awards on Tuesday afternoon. After helping lead MIT to a share of the NEWMAC regular season crown, Emily Young was named the Offensive Player of the Year while her teammate Katie Notaragelo was named Co-Defensive Player of the Year. Notarangelo shares the honors with Babson's Maria Bravo who also helped pave the Beavers to a share of the regular season title before Babson took home the crown this past weekend. Helping the Coast Guard Bears to a 12-7 record with her 60 goals, Brenna Farrington was named the Rookie of the Year.

Leading Coast Guard to the most successful season in program history head coach, Mary Henenberry was voted the 2018 Women's Lacrosse Coach of the Year. The Bears finished the season at 12-7 (4-4), while earning their first berth to the NEWMAC Championship where they advanced to the semifinals.

The women's lacrosse all-conference team consists of 13 first team and 12 second team selections which are voted on by the nine head coaches.

Also being recognized are the nine women's lacrosse student-athletes that were named to the All-Sportsmanship Team. The award is intended to recognize one student-athlete from each team, in every sport that best demonstrates the ideals of the NEWMAC and its Code of Conduct, regardless of his/her overall performance or statistics for the season.

Emily Young, MIT
Offensive Player of the Year

Katie Notarangelo, MIT
Co-Defensive Player of the Year

Maria Bravo, Babson
Co-Defensive Player of the Year 

Brenna Farrington, Coast Guard
Rookie of the Year

Mary Heneberry, Coast Guard
Coach of the Year

2018 NEWMAC Women's Lacrosse All-Conference

Team Name Position Institution
First Team  Emily Young A MIT
First Team  Shelby Corsano A Springfield College
First Team  Lexi Lenaghan A Babson College
First Team  Cecilia McCormick A MIT
First Team  Katie Notarangelo M MIT
First Team  Julia Harrigan M Babson College
First Team  Ann Mahoney M Springfield College
First Team  Megan Hemmerlein D Wheaton College
First Team  Maria Bravo D Babson College
First Team  Andie Stone D Springfield College
First Team  Leah Vogel D MIT
First Team  Mairead Williams D Babson College
First Team  Molly Witten GK Wheaton College
Second Team Brenna Farrington A U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Second Team Ana Flooks A MIT
Second Team Daria McKenna A U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Second Team Katie Peters A Wheaton College
Second Team Caroline Myran M Smith College
Second Team Amanda Nusbaum M Springfield College
Second Team Haley McCue M U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Second Team Haley Howard M U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Second Team Julia Bireley D Springfield College
Second Team Jenna Mulrenan D Wellesley College
Second Team Leah Llewellyn D U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Second Team Brenna Keefe GK Springfield College

2018 NEWMAC Women's Lacrosse All-Sportsmanship Team

Name Institution
Jacqueline Simmons MIT
Abby Wylie Springfield College
Tara Windsor Emerson College
Daria McKenna U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Julia Lankin Mount Holyoke College
Mayu Kikuchi Wellesley College
Galicia Rothe Wheaton College
Stella Plenk Smith College
Lyndsay Giroux Babson College