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Five Retrievers Garner Women’s Lacrosse All-Conference Honors
Maggie Chizmar was named to the America East all-conference first team.
Stony Brook, N.Y.-Five Retrievers earned America East all-conference honors for women’s lacrosse, the league announced Thursday evening at the annual awards banquet. Awards were decided by a vote of conference head coaches.
Junior defender Maggie Chizmar (Bel Air,
Chizmar earns the first all-conference recognition of her career. She led the Retrievers with 29 ground balls and 17 caused turnovers, and she ranked second on the team with 40 draw controls. She also scored one goal and added three assists on the season.
Fahey earns second-team honors for the second year in a row and the third time in her career, and she was named to the all-academic squad for the second straight season. She ranked second on the team with 42 points and 16 assists and was tied for third with 26 goals. She also picked up 23 ground balls, won 27 draw controls and caused 11 turnovers, third-most on the team in each category. She ranked ninth in the America East in assists per game (0.94) points per game (2.47). Fahey scored the 100th goal of her career in the season finale, and she ranks sixth all-time at UMBC with 52 assists and 10th with 152 points.
Kasper also earns second-team honors for the second straight year. She led the Retrievers with 44 points and 18 assists – both career highs – and she tied for third with 26 goals, including three game-winners. She ranked eighth in the America East in assists per game (1.06) and points per game (2.59). Kasper finishes her career ninth on UMBC’s all-time assists list with 45.
Levendusky garners all-conference recognition for the third consecutive year, as she was named to the all-rookie team in 2005 and first team in 2006 before earning second team honors in 2007. She finished the season second on the Retrievers with 28 goals and third with 38 points and 10 assists. Levendusky also picked up 14 ground balls, won 14 draw controls and caused 11 turnovers.
Finally, freshman midfielder Kelly Burgoyne (Sykesville, Md./Century) was selected to the all-rookie team. Burgoyne ranked seventh on the team with eight goals and 11 points. She also picked up 25 ground balls and caused 15 turnovers – second on the team in both categories – and won 22 draw controls, the fifth-highest total on the squad.
The Retrievers’ season ended with a 16-7 loss to Albany on Saturday. UMBC (7-10, 2-4 America East) misses the America East Tournament for the first time since joining the league in 2004.