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Back Row: Caitlin O'Shea, Kerri Sinclair, Kolleen Kitzinger, Courtney Murphy, Front Row: Brandy McCreary, Samantha Lafferty
Six Knights Nationally Ranked in NCAA Women's Lacrosse

April 5, 2006

ASTON, PA - Neumann College congratulates Kolleen Kitzinger, Brandy McCreary, Caitlin O'Shea, Samantha Lafferty, Courtney Murphy, and Kerri Sinclair on earning a spot in the NCAA national rankings for women's lacrosse for the week of April 2.  These rankings demonstrate the team's ability to excel in all aspects of the game.


The Knights' attack is led by senior Kolleen Kitzinger who is ranked for both points per game and assists per game.  For points per game, she averages 5.56 and is ranked 12th in the nation.  For assists per game, she averages 2.33, and she is ranked 11th in the nation. Kitzinger has 29 goals and 21 assists for the 2006 season so far.  


Senior Brandy McCreary is ranked 25th in the nation for assists having 1.89 per game and has racked up 14 goals and 17 assists so far this season. 


Neumann dominates in the midfield, too.  Senior Samantha Lafferty is ranked 26th in the nation for draw controls averaging 3.56 per  game and 32 overall this season. 


In the defensive end, Courtney Murphy is ranked 5th in the nation for caused turnovers averaging 3.44 per game and 31 on the season along with freshman Kerri Sinclair who is ranked 20th in the nation averaging 2.67 per game and 24 on the season.


In net for the Knights, sophomore Caitlin O'Shea is ranked 27th in the nation for goals against average having an actual 7.91.  O'Shea has faced 136 shots and has a .516 save percentage.


The Knights have a record of 6-3, 5-1 in the PAC so far this season.  Their next game is a conference game against the Ramblers of Rosemont College Wednesday, April 5th, in Rosemont, Pennsylvania.  The Knights will return home Saturday, April 8th when they will host the Cougars of College Misericordia at 2:30 P.M.


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