Roundup: UF lacrosse earns honors


Florida Gators attacker Kitty Cullen is the ALC Offensive Player of the Year.

Matt Stamey/Staff photographer
Published: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 11:00 p.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 12:08 a.m.

With the postseason set to begin on Friday, the second-ranked University of Florida Gators lacrosse team began earning hardware on Wednesday as it garnered five American Lacrosse Conference Players of the Year and Coach of the Year honors, as announced by the league.

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Florida Gators attacker Kitty Cullen is the ALC Offensive Player of the Year.

Matt Stamey/Staff photographer




The Gators' seniors swept the position awards as Kitty Cullen is the ALC Offensive Player of the Year, Sam Farrell is the Defensive Player of the Year, Brittany Dashiell is the Midfielder of the Year and Mikey Meagher is the Goalie of the Year. Coach Amanda O'Leary won her second ALC Coach of the Year award.

Florida also leads the way with seven All-Conference selections including five first-team honorees as all four position award winners earned spots with sophomore midfielder Shannon Gilroy. The Gators also earned two second-team nods in seniors Ashley Bruns and Emily Dohony for the most selections in one season in program history.

Women's tennis: Florida's Alexandra Cercone, Lauren Embree and Sofie Oyen were selected to compete in the 2013 NCAA Division I Singles Championships, the NCAA Subcommittee announced Wednesday, while the Gator tandem of Embree and Oyen will participate in NCAA Doubles Championships.

Men's tennis: Florida's Stephane Piro was selected to compete in the 2013 NCAA Division I Singles Championships, the NCAA Subcommittee announced Wednesday, while the Gator duo of Piro and Bob van Overbeek will participate in NCAA Doubles Championships.

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