Slater named All-MAC Commonwealth Second Team

Slater named All-MAC Commonwealth Second Team

ANNVIlLLE, Pa. - Hood College's Rachel Slater was named All-Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth Second Team in voting by the league's coaches. 

The junior earns the honor after a stellar season. She set school records for goals with 49 and points with 67. Her 74 draw controls rank among the best seasons in school history, as well. The midfielder added 40 ground balls and 17 caused turnovers on the year. She had season-highs of seven goals, nine points and five caused turnovers against Juniata on March 26. Slater added three games of at least five goals against MAC Commonwealth foes Arcadia, Lycoming and Alvernia. She added nine draw controls against the Golden Wolves. 

It is Slater's first career all-conference nod.

Below is the 2018 All-MAC Commonwealth Women's Lacrosse Team.

2018 All-MAC Commonwealth Women's Lacrosse Team  
Offensive Player of the Year: Shannon Ryan (So.), Arcadia  
Defensive Player of the Year: Kendra Herbenar (Sr.), Messiah  
Rookie of the Year: Veronica Venezia (Fr.), Lebanon Valley  
Coach of the Year: Jackie Dando, Lebanon Valley    
       
FIRST TEAM      
Position Name School Year
Attack Makenzie Kelley Lebanon Valley Junior
Attack Kelly Lynch Widener Junior
Attack Shannon Ryan Arcadia Sophomore
Attack Courtney Wagner Messiah Junior
       
Midfield Sophie Bass Albright Junior
Midfield Annika Johnsen Messiah Junior
Midfield Jordan Lazarich Lycoming Senior
Midfield Kelly McGinniss Lycoming Junior
       
Defender Jamie Bittner Stevenson Senior
Defender Jen Eck Lebanon Valley Junior
Defender Kendra Herbenar Messiah Senior
       
Goalie Leah Franklin Lebanon Valley Sophomore
       
SECOND TEAM      
Position Name School Year
Attack Kelly Baumann Albright Sophomore
Attack Jamie Bishop Messiah Junior
Attack Veronica Venezia Lebanon Valley Freshman
       
Midfield Carly Bowes Stevenson Sophomore
Midfield Emma Jones Lebanon Valley Senior
Midfield Rachel Slater Hood Junior
       
Defender Audrey Liberati Messiah Senior
Defender Alyssa Porreca Albright Senior
Defender Megan Racioppi Widener Junior
Defender Sarah Roerty Stevenson Sophomore
       
Goalie Mack Ferguson Stevenson Sophomore
Goalie Terae Mason Albright Freshman
       
HONORABLE MENTION    
Position Name School Year
Midfielder Nicole Hutson Arcadia Senior
Defender Kirsten Pedicone Arcadia Sophomore
Defender Katie Stottlemyer Messiah Freshman
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