Virginia attacker Courtney Swan was named the 2014 All-State Women’s Lacrosse Player of the Year Wednesday, as voted on by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID). Julie Myers was named the VaSID All-State Coach of the Year while eight Cavaliers were named to the all-state teams.
Swan, an IWLCA Second-Team All-American, ranked 16th in the nation with 80 points this season (53 goals, 27 assists).
Myers, in her 19th season as the Cavaliers’ head coach, led her squad to its 19th-consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, advancing to the NCAA Semifinals for the first time since 2007. The Cavaliers, playing one of the toughest schedules in the nation, finished the year with a 12-9 record, ranked No. 4 in the final IWLCA poll.
In addition to Swan, Virginia had four other players named to the VaSID All-State First Team, including senior goalkeeper Liz Colgan, junior defender Morgan Stephens, senior midfielder Maddy Keeshan and senior attacker Liza Blue. Senior defender Lauren Goerz, junior midfielder Daniela Eppler and junior attacker Casey Bocklet earned second-team honors.
2014 VaSID All-State University Division Women’s Lacrosse Team
VaSID Player of the Year – Courtney Swan, Virginia
VASID Freshman of the Year - Betsy Angel, James Madison
VaSID Coach of the Year – Julie Myers, Virginia
G – Liz Colgan, Virginia
D – Morgan Stephens, Virgina
D – Taylor Blazer, Richmond
D – Lexi Cross, James Madison
M – Maddy Keeshan, Virginia
M – Alison Curwin, James Madison
M – Sarah Butler, Longwood
A – Courtney Swan, Virginia
A – Liza Blue, Virginia
A – Stephanie Finley, James Madison
A – Kacey Norwood, Longwood
G – Schylar Healy, James Madison
D – Jen Moyer, Liberty
D – Leah Perrotta, James Madison
D – Lauren Goerz, Virginia
D – Abby Junior, William & Mary
M – Nina Dunay, Liberty
M – Lauren Prasnicki, Longwood
M – Daniela Eppler, Virginia
A – Megan Will, Virginia Tech
A – Casey Bocklet, Virginia
A – Emily Doyle, Richmond