SUNYAC Hands Out Women's Lacrosse Postseason Awards


GENESEO, N.Y. – SUNY Geneseo first-year attacker Hannah Marafioti was named the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Women's Lacrosse Rookie of the Year and was one of a league-high nine Knights to land on the 2018 All-SUNYAC squad. Carly Ritchlin was also voted the SUNYAC Coach of the Year. 

Senior midfielder Erin Cregan and senior defender Karen Boronczyk were tabbed first-team honorees for the second-straight season. Marafioti joined senior attacker Hannah Millich and sophomore attacker Tessa Doody on the second team, while junior midfielder Mallory Max, sophomore defender Caroline McGuigan, sophomore defender Cassidy O'Rourke and junior goalie Tess McFadden copped third-team recognition. 

  • Cregan wrapped up her career as only the fifth four-time all-conference selection in program history. She finished ninth on the Knights' all-time scoring list with 161 career points as well as seventh with 126 goals after compiling 46 points and 36 goals this spring. She also tied for the team lead with 24 caused turnovers while finishing second with 33 ground balls. 
  • Boronczyk led Geneseo with 37 ground balls and 59 draw controls while tying Cregan for first with 24 caused turnovers.
  • Marafioti led Geneseo and tied for 14th in the SUNYAC with 48 points, while her team-high 40 goals were the ninth-highest total in the league. 
  • Millich, who was also a third-team honoree a season ago, tied for 19th in program history with 116 points including 99 goals for the 14th-highest total ever by a Knight. She was second on the squad this season with 46 points and 36 goals. 
  • Doody copped her second-straight second-team nod after finishing fourth for the Knights with 45 points, fourth with 34 goals and second with 11 assists. She was also fourth with 21 draw controls and tied for fifth with 23 ground balls. 
  • Max was sixth on the squad with 29 points, including 23 goals that were fifth. She also tied for second with 45 draw controls, was third with 20 caused turnovers and tied for third with 28 ground balls. 
  • McGuigan tied for fifth with 23 ground balls while O'Rourke finished seventh on the team with 21 ground balls. McFadden led the SUNYAC with 13 victories while finishing third with a 9.08 goals against average. 

Geneseo finished the season with a 13-5 record, including a 6-2 SUNYAC mark that clinched the second seed for its 18th SUNYAC Tournament appearance in 21 years. The Knights also opened the campaign with a program-record 11-straight victories which was also the longest winning-streak in team history.