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From press release
The Tewaaraton Foundation has announced the first round of additions to the 2016 Tewaaraton Award Men’s and Women’s Watch Lists, presented by Under Armour. The lists include the top players across all three divisions of NCAA lacrosse and highlight the early contenders for the Tewaaraton Award.
“These players have the attention of the top coaches and are added to the mix of those that will be considered for the game’s top award,” said Jeff Harvey, chairman of the Tewaaraton Foundation. “This is fine recognition for their exceptional play to start the 2016 season.”
The Tewaaraton Award annually honors the top male and female college lacrosse player in the United States. The selection committees are comprised of premier college coaches and are appointed annually by the Tewaaraton Foundation.
Men’s First Round Additions
Gianni Bianchin, Massachusetts – Jr., Midfield
Josh Byrne, Hofstra – Jr., Attack
Jack Curran, Villanova – Sr., Midfield
John Edmonds, Cornell – Sr., Midfield
Chris Fennell, Navy – Jr., Defense
Connor Fields, Albany – Soph., Attack
Jake Froccaro, Villanova – Jr., Midfield (Pictured at bottom of list)
Mitch Goldberg, Richmond – Jr., Attack
Domenic Massimilian, Cornell – Jr., Faceoff
Luke Palmadesso, Villanova – Soph., Faceoff (pictured at left)
Ben Reeves, Yale – Soph., Attack
Blaze Riorden, Albany – Sr., Goalie
Zack Sikora, Rutgers – Sr., Long-stick midfield
Shack Stanwick, Johns Hopkins – Soph., Attack
Sam Talkow, Boston – Jr., Faceoff (pictured at top of page)
Women’s First Round Additions
Ellie DeGarmo, Princeton – Jr., Goalie
Nicole Graziano, Florida – Sr., Midfield
Original Tewaaraton Watch Lists (announced Feb. 26)
Men’s Watch List: Ryan Ambler, Princeton – Sr., Attack Nick Aponte, Penn State – Jr., Attack Trevor Baptiste, Denver – Soph., Faceoff Matt Barrett, Virginia – Jr., Goalie Craig Berge, Georgetown – Soph., Midfield Kyle Bernlohr, Maryland – Sr., Goalie Scott Bieda, Rutgers – Sr., Attack Ryan Brown, Johns Hopkins – Sr., Attack Christian Burgdorf, Denver – Jr., Defense Connor Cannizzaro, Denver – Jr., Attack Deemer Class, Duke – Sr., Midfield Greg Coholan, Virginia – Sr., Midfield Peter Conley, Georgetown – Jr., Midfield Zach Currier, Princeton – Jr., Midfield Nick Doktor, Penn – Sr., Attack Dylan Donahue, Syracuse – Sr., Attack Devin Dwyer, Harvard – Sr., Attack Brody Eastwood, Stony Brook – Sr., Attack Conor Gately, Marquette – Sr., Attack Luke Goldstock, North Carolina – Jr., Attack Robby Haus, Ohio State – Sr., Defense Zach Herreweyers, Loyola – Sr., Attack Stephen Jahelka, Harvard – Sr., Defense Myles Jones, Duke – Sr., Midfield Matt Kavanagh, Notre Dame – Sr., Attack Larken Kemp, Brown – Jr., LSM Matt Landis, Notre Dame – Sr., Defense Nate Lewnes, UMBC – Sr., Attack Sam Llinares, Hofstra – Sr., Attack Dan Lomas, High Point – Sr., Attack Zach Miller, Denver – Jr., Midfield Dylan Molloy, Brown – Jr., Attack Brandon Mullins, Syracuse – Sr., Defense Tyler Pace, Denver – Jr., Midfield James Pannell, Virginia – Sr., Attack Sergio Perkovic, Notre Dame – Jr., Midfield Austin Pifani, North Carolina – Jr., Defense Michael Quinn, Yale – Sr., Defense Joseph Radin, Marist – Sr., Attack Michael Rastivo, St. Joseph’s – Jr., Attack Kevin Reisman, Limestone – Jr., Midfield Challen Rogers, Stony Brook – Sr., Midfield TJ Sanders, Penn State – Sr., Attack Tanner Scales, Virginia – Jr., Defense Brian Sherlock, Loyola – Jr., Midfield John Uppgren, Tufts – Sr., Attack Gunnar Waldt, Bryant – Sr., Goalie Tyler White, Towson – Sr., Goalie Ben Williams, Syracuse – Jr., Faceoff Zed Williams, Virginia – Jr., Midfield
Women’s Watch List: Madison Acton, Duke – Sr., Attack Adrienne Anderson, Stanford – Sr., Defense Liz Bannantine, Princeton – Sr., Defense Erica Bodt, Syracuse – Sr., Midfield Rachel Bowles, Albany – Sr., Midfield Nina Corcoran, Penn – Sr., Attack Kaleigh Craig, Northwestern – Sr., Attack Maddie Crutchfield, Duke – Soph., Midfield Taylor Cummings, Maryland – Sr., Midfield Cian Dabrowski, Ohio State – Sr., Attack Alex Dalton, Notre Dame – Jr., Midfield Lucy Dikeo, Stanford – Sr., Midfield Dene DiMartino, Johns Hopkins – Sr., Midfield Kelsey Duryea, Duke – Sr., Goalie Erika Eipp, Massachusetts – Sr., Attack Caroline Fitzgerald, Florida – Sr., Defense Cortney Fortunato, Notre Dame – Jr., Attack Erica Geremia, LeMoyne – Sr., Attack Jaci Gordon, James Madison – Sr., Midfield Olivia Hompe, Princeton – Jr., Attack Jackie Jahelka, Adelphi – Sr., Attack Amanda Johansen, USC – Sr., Midfield Kenzie Kent, Boston College – Soph., Midfield Lauren Kwasnowski, Connecticut – Sr., Defense Selena Lasota, Northwestern – Soph., Attack Maddy Lesher, Loyola – Sr., Defense Jaclyn Leto, Dartmouth – Sr., Midfield Halle Majorana, Syracuse – Sr., Attack Sarah Mannelly, Boston College – Sr., Midfield Caroline Margolis, Boston College – Sr., Midfield Marie McCool, North Carolina – Soph., Midfield Alice Mercer, Maryland – Sr., Defense Aly Messinger, North Carolina – Sr., Attack Michaela Michael, USC – Jr., Attack Tara Monaghan, SUNY Cortland – Sr., Midfield Kay Morissette, Louisville – Sr., Midfield Jenna Mosketti, Penn State – Sr., Attack Sheila Nesselbush, Northwestern – Jr., Midfield Kylie Ohmiller, Stony Brook – Soph., Attack Claire Scarrone, Duke – Sr., Defense Haley Schweizer, Johns Hopkins – Jr., Midfield Emi Smith, Penn State – Sr., Goalie Abby Smucker, Penn State – Jr., Midfield Mollie Stevens, Florida – Sr., Midfield Zoe Stukenburg, Maryland – Jr., Midfield Barbara Sullivan, Notre Dame – Grad., Defense Kayla Treanor, Syracuse – Sr., Attack Rachel Vander Kolk, Virginia – Soph., Goalie Caylee Waters, North Carolina – Jr., Goalie Megan Whittle, Maryland – Soph., Attack
Players not named to the initial list or first round of additions have several more opportunities to play their way into a spot as the season progresses. A second round of watch list additions, if applicable, will be announced on April 7. On April 28, the field will be narrowed to 25 men’s and 25 women’s nominees. Nominees can be players on the watch lists or players not on the watch lists, effectively allowing for a third round of additions. The 2016 Tewaaraton Watch List of the top 100 players in collegiate lacrosse was announced on Feb. 23.
Five men’s and five women’s finalists will be announced on May 12 and invited to the ceremony. The 16th annual Tewaaraton Award Ceremony will be held in Washington, D.C., on June 2.
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