Thirteen ACC Women's Lacrosse Student-Athletes Earn All-America Honors

May 15, 2013

GREENSBORO, N.C. ( – Thirteen ACC Women’s Lacrosse student-athletes garnered All-America accolades for the 2013 season, as announced Wednesday by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA).

Seven from the ACC were named to the All-America first team, the most of any conference in the nation. Maryland leads all schools with four on the first team: Alex Aust, Taylor Cummings, Iliana Sanza, and Katie Schwarzmann. Kara Cannizzaro and Sloane Serpe from North Carolina and Duke’s Taylor Virden also earned first-team recognition.

Named to the second team from the conference are Boston College’s Mikaela Rix and Covie Stanwick, Duke’s Kelsey Duryea, and North Carolina’s Abbey Friend. Earning third-team honors are North Carolina’s Brittney Coppa and Virginia’s Casey Bocklet.

The ACC’s 13 All-Americans are tied with the American Lacrosse Conference for the most of any conference in the nation.

The IWLCA will honor the National All-Americans at the IWLCA All-American banquet on May 25, 2013 at the Radisson Hotel Valley Forge in King Prussia, Pa. For the full release from the IWLCA, visit:


2013 IWLCA All-Americans

First Team

Taylor Virden, Duke, Jr., D

Alex Aust, Maryland, Sr., A

Taylor Cummings, Maryland, Fr., M

Iliana Sanza, Maryland, Sr., D

Katie Schwarzmann, Maryland, Sr., M

Kara Cannizzaro, North Carolina, Sr., M

Sloane Serpe, North Carolina, Jr., D


Second Team

Mikaela Rix, Boston College, So., M

Covie Stanwick, Boston College, So., A

Kelsey Duryea, Duke, Fr., GK

Abbey Friend, North Carolina, Jr., A


Third Team

Brittney Coppa, North Carolina, Jr., M

Casey Bocklet, Virginia, So., A