Women’s Lacrosse Awards Roll in, Two Named Rookie All-American

Five Philadelphia University women’s lacrosse players were named to the 2011 USA College Women’s Lacrosse All-Star Team. Highlighting the announcement were two rookies, attacker Emily Ray and midfielder Carli DiCioccio, who were named to the All-American Rookie Team.

Getting a nod on the first team was Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) ‘Player of the Year’ Caribeth Shappell, a junior midfielder for the Rams. She recorded 59 points on the season.

Senior midfielder Jennifer Sica was named to the second team, while junior attacker Taylor Peltzer got a third team spot. Ray and DiCioccio were both on the ‘Honorable Mention’ list as well as the All-American Rookie Team.

The Rams finished the 2011 season 11-7, 10-2 CACC.  Head Coach George Chis-Luca was named ‘Coach of the Year’ after leading his team to the CACC Championship for the second year in his three-year tenure at PhilaU. The Rams fell 13-9 in the CACC Championship match to Georgian Court University.

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