2007 All-ACC Women's Lacrosse Team Announced
April 26, 2007
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today the recipients of the Women's Lacrosse All-ACC team and individual award winners as voted on by the league's six head coaches. While all women's lacrosse programs were represented, the Maryland Terrapins lead with five student-athletes named to the all-conference team. In addition, the Duke Blue Devils and North Carolina Tar Heels placed four players on the team.
Maryland's Dana Dobbie earned this year's ACC Player of the Year accolade. Dobbie, a transfer from Ohio and a native of Guelph, Ontario, made a huge impact in her first season in College Park. She leads the team with 46 goals and is second with 59 points. She is currently fourth in the nation in draw controls, securing 3.79 per game and 60 in all. She is also 21st in the country with 2.93 goals per outing. The Tewaarton semifinalist tallied seven goals at Dartmouth this season, the most by a Maryland player since 2003. Dobbie has also scored a goal in every game, including eight games of three or more.
Brittany Kalkstein of Virginia was tabbed ACC Freshman of the Year. In her first year with the Cavaliers, Kalkstein led the nation among rookies in draw controls and is ranked in the top-20; has one of the top shooting percentages. The newcomer is the only rookie ranked in the top-10 in the ACC in scoring and draw controls. Playing very maturely for a rookie; averaging less than a turnover and less than a foul per game.
Maryland's Cathy Reese was named the US Lacrosse Coach of the Week twice this season en route to collecting the 2007 ACC Coach of the Year honors. The two national accolades make Reese the only lacrosse coach this season, both on the men's and women's side, to garner the honor twice. Reese, who holds a 14-4 overall record this season and a 4-1 mark in ACC action, helped the Terrapins earn their first No. 1 seed in the ACC Tournament for first time since 2003. In addition, Reese's offense set a school scoring record through five games with 94 goals, an 18.8 average.
The 2007 ACC Women's Lacrosse Championship will be held April 26, 27 and April 29 at Fetzer Field on the campus of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. More information on the two-day tournament and other ACC Championships can be found on TheACC.com.
2007 All-ACC Team
2007 Player of the Year
2007 Freshman of the Year
2007 Coach of the Year