Jacobs Named First Team All-CAA

April 29, 2005
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

April 29, 2005

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. - Sophomore midfielder Caroline Jacobs (Gaithersburg, Md.) was named First Team All-Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) it was announced on Friday on the at the pre-championship banquet in Hempstead on the eve of the 2005 CAA Women's Lacrosse Championship hosted by Hofstra University.

Jacobs led the Lady Monarchs in four statistical categories including assists (18), points (45), groundballs (51), and caused turnovers (25) and ranked second on the squad in goals (27) and draw controls (21). She netted a career-high six goals against #9 North Carolina, scooped up a career-high six groundballs against #20 William & Mary and James Madison and caused a career-high five turnovers against #20 William & Mary. Additionally the second-year midfielder captured a career-high seven points at Temple and netted the game-winning goal against Rutgers.

Jacobs ranked ninth in the nation in groundballs per game (3.5) and within the conference ranked fourth in assists per game (1.25), ninth in points per game (2.75), tops in groundballs per game (3.5), and tied for fifth in caused turnovers per game (1.58).

George Mason senior goalkeeper Meg Dentler was named the CAA Player of the Year while Hofstra senior Bridget Eder, was named Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight season, Towson freshman goalkeeper Mandy Corry was selected Rookie of the Year, and Hofstra head coach Shelley Klaes-Bawcombe was tabbed CAA Coach of the Year.

The Lady Monarchs finished 2005 season with 3-12 record.

(selected by CAA lacrosse coaches)


PlayerSchoolPos.Cl.Hometown/High School
Colleen DalonWilliam & Mary#ASr.Harwood, Md./Southern
Becky TrumboTowson*AJr.Eldersburg, Md./Liberty
Kim HillierHofstra*ASo.Massapequa, N.Y./Farmingdale
Erin EdellDelaware#MFSr.Glenelg, Md./Glenelg
Becky ThornHofstraMFJr.Holbrook, N.Y./Sachem
Brandi EvansGeorge MasonMFSr.Fort Howard, Md./Sparrows Point
Kelly BergerJames MadisonMFSo.Columbia, Md./Hammond
Caroline JacobsOld DominionMFSo.Gaithersburg, Md./Gaithersburg
Emily HoeschDrexelMFSo.Aston, Pa./Sun Valley
Bridget EderHofstra*DSr.Baltimore, Md./Mount de Sales
Michele BradyGeorge Mason#DJr.Fairfax, Va./Paul VI
Ashlee DardineJames Madison*DSr.Broomall, Pa./Marple Newtown
Meg DentlerGeorge Mason*GKSr.Crofton, Md./Arundel


PlayerSchoolPos.Cl.Hometown/High School
Morgan WatkinsWilliam & Mary*ASr.Fort Washington, Pa./Upper Dublin
Shannon WitzelTowsonASo.Pottstown, Pa./Pottstown
Sarah BryantGeorge MasonAJr.Fairfax Station, Va./W.T. Woodson
Morgan LangWilliam & Mary#MFJr.Westfield, N.J./Westfield
Becky RausaDelawareMFSr.Fallston, Md./Forest Hill
Casey McGrathHofstraMFSo.Kings Park, N.Y./Kings Park
Becca HallWilliam & MaryMFSr.Ft. Belvoir, Va./Thomas Edison
Erin RinellaTowsonMFJr.Brewerton, N.Y./Cicero North Syracuse
Martha DwyerTowson*DSr.Camillus, N.Y./West Genessee
Kelly O'ConnorDelawareDSr.Glenelg, Md./Woodbine
Katie LinnertzGeorge MasonDSo.Syracuse, N.Y./Cicerco North Syracuse
Mandy CorryTowsonGKFr.North Caldwell, N.J./West Essex

2005 CAA PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Meg Dentler, George Mason
2005 CAA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Bridget Eder, Hofstra
2005 CAA ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: Mandy Corry, Towson
2005 CAA COACH OF THE YEAR: Shelley Klaes-Bawcombe, Hofstra

* - 1st team All-CAA in 2004 # - 2nd team All-CAA in 2004

(selected by CAA lacrosse coaches)

PlayerSchoolPos.Cl.Hometown/High School
Mandy CorryTowsonGKFr.North Caldwell, N.J./West Essex
Casey McCruddenDelawareAFr.Vorheese, N.J./Eastern
Christina FrankGeorge MasonAFr.Forest Hill, Md./C. Milton Wright
Julie StoneJames MadisonMFFr.Annandale, Va./Annandale
Gwenna JohnsonDrexelMFFr.Lancaster, Pa./Hempfield
Alex VeleszGeorge MasonAFr.Woodbridge, Va./Paul VI
Katie HoganDelawareAFr.Farmingdale, N.Y./Farmingdale
Maisie OsteenHofstraGKFr.Charlottesville, Va./Charlottesville
Ashley BoltonWilliam & MaryDFr.Narbeth, Pa./William Penn Charter
Laura KingGeorge MasonAFr.Springfield, Pa./Springfield