Bravo, Lenaghan, Harrigan Garner IWLCA All-Region Honors

Bravo, Lenaghan, Harrigan Garner IWLCA All-Region Honors

BABSON PARK, Mass.—Coming off its second consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, three members of the Babson College women's lacrosse team were named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-Berkshire teams on Thursday afternoon.

Junior Lexi Lenaghan (Hanover, Mass.) and sophomore Maria Bravo (Windermere, Fla.) were both named to the first team, while senior Julia Harrigan (Portsmouth, R.I.) capped her career with a second-team honor.

The only player in program history to record more than 100 points in a season, Lenaghan received all-region recognition for the first time. She pumped in 68 goals, good for the second highest single-season total in school history, and added 34 assists for 102 points. Lenaghan averaged a school record 5.37 points per game and also contributed 23 draw controls on the way to earning All-New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) first-team accolades.

Bravo, who earned NEWMAC Defensive Co-Player of the Year honors earlier this month, earned the first all-region award of her career after leading the team with career highs of 47 ground balls and 24 caused turnovers in 21 starts this spring. She scooped up three or more ground balls in eight games and recorded at least one caused turnover in 10 of the Beavers' last 11 outings.

A first-team all-conference selection, Harrigan earned the second IWLCA All-Berkshire nod of her career after finishing with career highs in goals (38), assists (8), points (46) and draw controls (99) while starting all 21 contests. She averaged 4.71 draw controls per game and converted 70.8 percent (17-of-24) of her free-position chances which ranked 11th in Division III.

A four-year starter, Harrigan ranks second in program history with 296 draw controls and finished with 92 goals and 110 points in 73 career games.

Babson captured its second consecutive NEWMAC Tournament championship and finished the year at 13-8 after reaching the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

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