South Teams Claim Senior All-Star Matchups
The Division I, II, and III South Teams claimed all three Divisional All-Star games after a very competitive day of women's lacrosse. After a two-year hiatus, the 2022 IWLCA Senior All-Star games were played at Bill Tierney Field at USA Lacrosse Headquarters in Sparks, Md. on Sunday, June 5. This year's sweep by the South teams mimicked the 2019 results as the South has claimed all contests across all divisions over the last two events. In addition, two of the three games this year were decided by one point, similar to 2019's matchups where all three games were decided by a one-point margin.
The South All-Stars claimed a 13-10 victory over the North under the direction of Sonia LaMonica (Towson University Head Coach). Johns Hopkins senior Shelby Harrison was named MVP after scoring an unofficial three goals to lead her South teammates to a victory. US Naval Academy head coach Cindy Timchal served as the North team coach.
The South All-Stars, coached by Taylor Sindall (Frostburg State University) defeated the North team 11-10. Goalkeeper Brittany Iamele (Florida Southern College) was named the MVP of the contest and recorded an unofficial ten saves in the matchup. East Stroudsburg head coach Xeni Barakos-Yoder was the North team's coach.
Coached by Salisbury University's Jim Nestor, a close battle favored the South All-Stars. Denison University senior Casey McTague was named MVP after scoring an unofficial four goals to lead her team to a 10-9 victory over the North. She also added two ground balls and two draw controls in the contest. York College of PA head coach Jen Muston served as the North team coach.
*All stats referenced are unofficial.*
Pictured (L-R): Sonia LaMonica (Towson University), DI MVP Shelby Harris (Johns Hopkins University), Rachael Bragg (Transylvania University/Senior All-Star Committee).
Division I North All-Stars
Division I South All-Stars
Pictured (L-R): Taylor Sindall (Frostburg State University), DII MVP Brittany Iamele (Florida Southern College), Rachael Bragg (Transylvania University/Senior All-Star Committee).
Division II North All-Stars
Division II South All-Stars
Pictured (L-R): Jim Nestor (Salisbury University), DIII MVP Casey McTague (Denison University), Rachael Bragg (Transylvania University/Senior All-Star Committee).
Division III North All-Stars
Division III South All-Stars