Season Ends with Oregon at NCAA Play-in

May 7, 2012

MPSF Women's Lacrosse Weekly Release - 5/7/12

OREGON (7-0 MPSF, 14-5 Overall) received two goals apiece from Shannon Propst, Nikki Puszcz, and Jess Drummond in Saturday's NCAA Play-In loss to Patriot League Champion Navy, in Eugene,10-9 in overtime. It was the only OT game of the year for both teams. Dom Christiansen and Jana Drummond dished two assists apiece and goalkeeper Caroline Federighi collected a season-high tying 13 saves. The Ducks hosted this year's play-in by virtue of snapping Stanford's seven-year MPSF Championship run with a 13-10 conference title game victory over the Cardinal (Apr. 29). That outcome marked the Ducks' first-ever conference championship, as well as a nine game win streak. Puszcz, Colleen Taggart, and the Drummond sisters were named to the MPSF All-Tournament team. Puszcz had a hat trick in the final, while Jess Drummond had career-highs of six goals and seven points in the semifinal vs. California. Kristina Barrett also became the all-time assist leader at UO (76) in that game.

STANFORD (5-2 MPSF, 8-10 Overall) was this year's MPSF Tournament runner-up, as Emilie Boeri, Anna Kim, and Catherine Swanson were all-tournament selections. Kim recorded three goals and four points in the MPSF Final. Boeri and Kyle Fraser delivered first-half hat tricks in the 14-9 semifinal win over Denver, with Boeri totaling four goals in that game. Meredith Kalinowski added three goals and Anna Boeri dished three assists to help put the Cardinal in yet another conference title game. 

DENVER (6-1 MPSF, 12-3 Overall) MPSF Newcomer of the Year Jill Remenapp recorded four points on three goals and one assist, while Kara Secora, Meredith Harris, and Melissa Maier each scored twice in the MPSF Semifinals. Secora had a pair of assists for a four-point game. Kate Henrich tallied a line of five ground balls, five draw controls, and three caused turnovers. She and Annabelle Gilbride (2 GB/1 DC/ 3 CT) were all-tournament selections.

CALIFORNIA (4-3 MPSF, 8-8 Overall) Alexa Rozelle scored four goals, freshman defender Gaby Christman posted her first career hat trick, and Melissa Humphrey dished three assists in the semifinals. Rozelle and Christman were named to the all-tournament team.

2012 MPSF All-Tournament Selections

No.  Student-Athlete School Year Position
30 Caroline Federighi(MVP) Oregon Sophomore Goalkeeper
32 Emilie Boeri Stanford Senior Attacker
2 Anna Kim Stanford Sophomore Midfield
8 Catherine Swanson Stanford Senior Midfield
12 Jess Drummond Oregon Senior Midfield
2 Jana Drummond Oregon Senior Midfield
27 Colleen Taggart Oregon Senior Defender
7 Nikki Puszcz Oregon Sophomore Midfield
5 Kate Henrich Denver Junior Defender
18 Annabelle Gilbride Denver Sophomore Midfield
4 Alexa Rozelle California Junior Attacker
15 Gaby Christman California Freshman Defender