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Neumann College Women's Lacrosse Team Awarded 2006 NCAA Division III Statistical Champion Award
 
Neumann College Women's Lacrosse Team Awarded 2006 NCAA Division III Statistical Champion Award

Oct. 5, 2006

ASTON, PA - Neumann College was recently recognized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) as the Division III statistical champion for caused turnovers after leading the nation in caused turnovers in 2006. The Knights averaged 23.8 caused turnovers a game. This is the second consecutive year the Knights have earned the honor.

Neumann caused opponents to mishandle the ball in Neumann's favor 381 times on the year en route to an 11-5 overall record and a 3rd-place finish in the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference. In addition the Knights, as a team, ranked 2nd on the national level for ground balls per game, average 37.9 per game in 2006.

Neumann also finished the year with six different players ranked in the top 30 nationally. Kolleen Kitzinger ranked 5th in points and 8th in assists, Brandy McCreary ranked 25th in assists and 19th in ground balls, Samantha Lafferty held a 2nd place ranking for draw controls and notched a 9th place ranking for ground balls. Courtney Murphy earned the spot light with a 5th place ranking for caused turnovers and was listed 17th in ground balls, while Kerri Sincliar (9th) and Jill Rodgers (26th) earned national rankings for caused turnovers as well.   

The Knights women's lacrosse team finished their season at the PAC Semi-finals with a falling to conference foe Eastern University 17-9.

 

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