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Six Retrievers Garner Women’s Lacrosse All-Conference Honors
Junior goalie Kate Quick (
Quick is the first Retriever goalkeeper to be selected to an all-conference team since Amy Jagoda earned second-team honors from the Northeast Conference in 2000. Quick led the America East with a .483 save percentage and ranked third in goals against average (10.35) and saves per game (8.41). The team co-captain also picked up 31 ground balls – second-most on the team – and caused 13 turnovers while making 143 saves on the season. Quick was named America East Defender of the Week twice this season.
Dorr led the Retrievers with 40 goals, 50 points and 34 draw controls – all career highs. She also ranked second on the team with 19 caused turnovers and fourth with 10 assists and 26 ground balls. The two-time team co-captain ranks fifth in the America East in goals per game (2.5) and eighth in points per game (3.12), and she scored at least two points in 10 straight games to end the season. A 2006 All-Rookie Team selection, Dorr finished her career with 100 goals, 123 points, 99 ground balls and 124 draw controls.
Willis started all 17 games this season, anchoring a UMBC defense that led the conference in caused turnovers and ranked second in goals-against average (9.88). Willis led the Retrievers with 32 ground balls and ranked second with 21 draw controls and third with 16 caused turnovers. She also scored a goal and added two assists for three points.
Stodter scored at least one goal in 15 of 17 games this season and finished with 25 on the year, the third-highest total on the team. She added three assists for 28 points, and her 21 draw controls ranked second on the Retrievers. Stodter also picked up 18 ground balls and caused 13 turnovers in her second season at UMBC.
A unanimous All-Rookie Team selection, Coady posted one of the best freshman seasons by a Retriever in recent years. Her 22 goals were the fourth-best total on the team and the most by a UMBC rookie since Dorr scored 24 in 2006. In addition, Coady’s 35 points also ranked fourth on the 2009 squad and were the most by a Retriever freshman since Kelly Fiorani tallied 47 in 2003. Coady, who earned America East Rookie of the Week on April 20, also ranked second on the team with 13 assists.
With a 3.72 GPA, Dorr was also a unanimous selection to the All-Academic Team, where she was joined by Lancer (3.60) and Quick (3.35). Lancer posted career highs with 25 ground balls, 11 draw controls and 13 caused turnovers in 2009. She also scored twice and added two assists for four points, also personal bests.
Boston University’s Sarah Dalton was named America East Player of the Year, while Vermont’s Allison Pfohl was voted Rookie of the Year and the Terriers’ Liz Robertshaw was tabbed Coach of the Year.
The Retrievers’ season ended with a 15-10 loss at No. 12 Boston U. on Saturday.