GENESEO, N.Y. - Six members of the SUNY Geneseo women's lacrosse team were named State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) All-Stars, announced Tuesday.
Junior defender Karen Boronczyk and junior midfielder Erin Cregan landed first-team honors while first-year midfielder Tessa Doody was tabbed a second-team pick. Senior defender Jenelle Lightfoote, junior attacker Hannah Millich and sophomore midfielder Maddie Lee each garnered third-team recognition.
Cregan landed her third-consecutive All-SUNYAC selection, moving up from second-team recognition as a sophomore and third-team plaudits as a first-year. She led the squad with 49 points, including 38 goals that ranked ninth in the SUNYAC, while her 33 caused turnovers were the third-highest total in the league. Cregan's 41 ground balls ranked sixth in the SUNYAC while her 40 draw controls stood 10th. She scored a career-high six goals to go along with an assist in the team's 16-5 victory at New Paltz (Apr. 8) after also totaling five goals and an assist in a 14-4 win over Keene State (Mar. 16).
Boronczyk earned her first all-conference honor after finishing 11th in the SUNYAC in both draw controls (38) and ground balls (33) while also causing 30 turnovers for the fifth-highest mark in the SUNYAC. She was credited with a season-high five ground balls in the team's 15-7 win over visiting Potsdam (Apr. 29) while snagging a career-high seven draw controls opposite Cortland in the SUNYAC Tournament Semifinals (May 5.)
Doody ended up fifth for the Knights with 32 points, while finishing fourth on the squad in both goals (26) and draw controls (24). she turned in a four-goal, one-assist showing opposite New Paltz also added three-goal, one-assist outputs against Keene State and in the team's 13-10 win at Fredonia (Apr. 25).
Lightfoote logged 53 starts in 71 appearances over the last four years and also was credited with her first collegiate goal in Geneseo's 13-8 season-opening victory opposite St. Lawrence
Millich tied for fifth in the SUNYAC with a team-high 40 goals while her 43 points were the second-highest total for the Knights. High-water marks included a career-best seven-goal showing in the Knights' 13-4 win over visiting Oswego (Apr. 18) as well as five goals and two assists in the Potsdam victory.
Lee landed her second-consecutive third-team honor after finishing third on the squad with 35 points as well as with 27 goals. She poured in five goals in the squad's 15-11 win at RIT (Mar. 23) while compiling back-to-back games with four goals against Potsdam and in the Knights' 20-6 win over Buffalo State Buffalo State (May 2) in the quarterfinals of the SUNYAC Tournament.
Earning its fourth consecutive SUNYAC Tournament berth, Geneseo finished its season with a 9-9 mark. Clinching the third seed for the postseason, the team advanced to the conference semifinals for the eighth time in nine years, notching its third-consecutive quarterfinal-round victory since the tournament field expanded to six teams in 2015.