CAA Silver Anniversary Women's Lacrosse Team Announced
Jan. 19, 2010
RICHMOND, Va. - The Colonial Athletic Association has announced its women's lacrosse Silver Anniversary team and four Old Dominion Lady Monarchs were named to the prestigious squad. All 25 players on the team were All-America selections and 10 earned CAA Player of the Year honors.
As part of its 25th Anniversary celebration in 2009-10, the CAA is recognizing Silver Anniversary teams in 21 championship sports. The teams were selected by a panel of current and former coaches in the conference.
Members of the CAA Silver Anniversary team for women's lacrosse are:
Kelly Berger (James Madison), Alivian Coates (James Madison), Tricia Dabrowski (Loyola), Ashlee Dardine (James Madison), Erika Davidheiser (Old Dominion), Gail Decker (James Madison), Meg Dentler (George Mason), Barb DiArcangelo (Old Dominion), Lisa Dixon (William and Mary), Bridget Eder (Hofstra), Suzanne Eyler (Loyola), Hillary Fratzke (Towson), Amy Giello (William and Mary), Kim Hillier (Hofstra), Jess Marion (James Madison), Michelle Meyer (Loyola), Stacey Morlang (Loyola), Kinsley O'Garrow (George Mason), Megan Riley (James Madison), Liz Robertshaw (George Mason), Stephanie Roberts (Loyola), Lisa Staedt (James Madison), Becky Trumbo (Towson), Anne Windover (Old Dominion) and Sue Wosczyna (Old Dominion).
Erika Davidheiser was a standout for ODU from 1992-95. She received IWLCA First Team All-America honors in each of her final two seasons and was a four-time All-CAA selection. Additionally, she was First Team All-CAA in 1992, 1994 and 1995. Davidheiser also earned a spot on the U.S. National Team.
Barb DiArcangelo was the CAA Co-Player of the Year and honorable mention All-American in 1993. She was also selected to the All-CAA team in 1992 and 1993 and like Davidheiser, earned a spot on the U.S. National team.
Anne Windover starred for the Lady Monarchs from 1993-96. She received ILWCA All-America accolades in both 1993 and 1994. The Ajax, Ontario, Canada native was a three-time All-CAA and four-time All-South Region selection. She ranks among the top three in career goals (165) and points (204) at ODU.
Sue Wosczyna, who played at ODU from 2001-04, rounds out the list of Lady Monarchs. Wosczyna earned First Team All-CAA honors during all four of her seasons at Old Dominion. She was a three-time All-America selection (2002-04) and a Tewaarton Trophy nominee. Wosczyna is currently ODU's all-time leader in goals scored (206) and points (325).
Women's lacrosse has been a championship sport in the CAA since 1992 when William and Mary earned the league's first title. Former member Loyola was extremely successful during the first decade, winning six conference championships from 1993-2002. James Madison has also captured six CAA women's lacrosse titles, taking home the trophy in 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2004 and 2006. Towson has won three of the past four CAA championships, including back-to-back titles in 2008 and 2009. Old Dominion claimed a CAA championship in 1995 and Hofstra was the conference champion in 2007.
The conference has had multiple teams selected to participate in the NCAA Women's Lacrosse Championship six times.
Photos and a video of the anniversary team are available at http://www.caasports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=8500&ATCLID=204869095