2006 NEWLA All-Conference Honors

Worcester State junior Ann Clark was named the 2006 NEWLA Offensive Player of the Year.

April 27, 2006

2006 NEWLA All-Conference Teams Announced

The New England Women?s Lacrosse Alliance has announced its post-season honors. In a vote by the conference coaches, Worcester State junior attacker Ann Clark was named NEWLA Offensive Player of the Year. Clark, who is ranked second nationally in points per game (7.5), third in goals per game (5,73) and fifth in draw controls (5.09), earned first-team accolades for the third consecutive season.

Western New England first year defender Erin Conn was honored as the NEWLA Defensive Player of the Year. During conference play, the rookie picked up 16 ground balls and caused seven turnovers while contributing three goals and four assists from her defensive position for the Golden Bears. Conn was also a first-team all-conference selection.

Lasell first year attacker Caitlyn Murphy was chosen as the NEWLA Rookie of the Year. Murphy scored 23 times during conference play and ranks 25th nationally averaging 3.58 goals per game. The rookie also earned first-team all-conference accolades.

Lasell junior Sarah Schlegel was selected the NEWLA Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Schlegel has posted a 3.8 GPA while scoring 10 goals and assisting on six others for the Lasers this season during conference play.

Lasell head coach Lynne Kirouac was honored by her peers as the NEWLA Coach of the Year. Kirouac led the Lasers to a 4-2 conference mark.

NEWLA all-conference selections are determined by a vote of the conference coaches.

2006 NEWLA All-Conference Honors

All-Conference First Team
A Ann Clark Worcester St. Jr
A Caitlyn Murphy Lasell Fr.
A Mandi Rapisardi Lasell Sr.
M Keri Angus Emerson Jr
M Kayte Devine WNEC So.
M Shannon Feeley Worcester St. Fr
M Kim Massa Worcester St. Jr
M Alyson Nowell WNEC Sr.
D Caitlin Childs Elms So.
D Erin Conn WNEC Fr.
D Colleen Rupp Castleton St. Jr
GK Noelle O'Leary Lasell Jr.
All-Conference Second Team
A Carrie Allard Elms Jr.
A Nicole Bouchard Castleton St. So
M Katie Boucher Castleton St. So
D Lindsey Burns WNEC Sr.
M Katelyn Greene Castleton St. Fr.
GK Lindsey Nunes Worcester St. Fr
Offensive Player of the Year
A Ann Clark Worcester St. Jr
Defensive Player of the Year
D Erin Conn WNEC Fr.
Coach of the Year
Lynne Kirouac Lasell
Rookie of the Year
A Cailyn Murphy Lasell Fr.
Scholar-Athlete of the Year
A Sarah Schlegel Lasell JR