May 21, 2008
ASTON, Pa. -- The 2008 Neumann College Women's Lacrosse season came to an official end when the fourth annual banquet was held on May 6, 2008. With the assistance of Director of Athletics, Chuck Sack, coaches Sarah Kurpel and Jill Sinclair recognized the teams' journey and accomplishments over the 2008 season. Banquet highlights included the All-PAC awards, senior comments and the season-long slide show created by the players on the team.
In her season recap, coach Kurpel noted that this was a season of change and growth. The Knights took on stronger competitors than the team has seen in past seasons and were able to rise to the challenges that come along with playing a more difficult schedule. Highlights included a come from behind win against Farmingdale State University, a handful of player of the week nods and honorable mentions for Rachael DiCicco and Gabby D'Ambrosio and weekly leaders on the NCAA statistic rankings for both Gabby D'Ambrosio and Caitlin O'Shea.
Despite missing a Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (PAC) playoff spot in a tie break situation between Misericordia University and Centeneary College Coach Sarah Kurpel is confident that her squad will come back to earn a place next year with a great core and the addition of a solid recruiting class.
Congratulations to the team for their hard work and dedication this season!
MVP: Gabbby D'Ambrosio
Coaches Award: Jenny McKenna
St. Francis/Clare Award: Caitlin O'Shea
First Team All-PAC: Gabby D'Ambrosio (midfield)
Sportsmanship Team: Dani Schnapf
PAC Honor Roll:
3/17/08- Gabby D'Ambrosio Honorable Mention
4/7/08- Rachael DiCicco Player of the Week
4/21/08- Gabby D'Ambrosio Honorable Mention
4/28/08- Gabby D'Ambrosio Player of the Week
Neumann College Athletics Women's Lacrosse