City players make mark in college lacrosse

A number of Syracuse female college lacrosse players received post-season honors in their respective athletic conferences this spring.

St. John Fisher senior Lauren Glavin (Corcoran) earned first team Empire 8 honors for the third time in her career.

Glavin, a midfielder, recorded a team-high 46 goals and 22 assists for the Cardinals (5-11). Glavin closed out her career with 267 points on 185 goals and 82 assists, both school records. She also set single-game records for goals (eight) and points (11) in a 22-21 loss to William Smith this season.

St. John Fisher senior defender Tabbi Rice (Corcoran) received an honorable mention award in the Empire 8. She started 16 games for the Cardinals. Utica College midfielder Tammy Kohanski (Corcoran) was also an honorable mention in the conference. Kohanski, a senior, led Utica (6-7) in goals (38), points (46) and caused turnovers (21).

In the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), Canisius senior midfielder Brett Poissant (Henninger) was a first team selection after producing 23 goals in 18 starts. Teammate Marissa Brown (Corcoran) landed on the second team at midfield. Brown, a senior, finished with nine goals and started 18 games for the Golden Griffs (10-8).

Brown was also named to the MAAC Women's Lacrosse All-Academic Team with teammate Rachel Brand (Nottingham). To be eligible for the All-Academic Team, a student-athlete must complete two semesters and carry a cumulative GPA of 3.20 out of a 4.0.

Brown, a physical education/health major, had a 3.63 GPA. Brand, a sophomore midfielder who played in 17 games with three goals, had a 3.40 GPA while majoring in psychology.

Brockport sophomore Dayna Piraino (Henninger) made first team All-SUNYAC this spring at attack. She ranked second on her team with 59 points on 30 goals and 29 assists. Piraino helped lead the Golden Eagles (12-3) to a second-place finish in the SUNYAC tournament and their first-ever NCAA Division III Tournament bid this spring.

Geneseo senior midfielder Abby Hungerford (Corcoran) also received first team All-SUNYAC honors. Hungerford fired in a team-best 54 goals and finished with a team-high 68 points for the Knights (8-8).

Midfielder Molly Seifritz, a Henninger grad, made second team All-SUNYAC for the Buffalo State Bengals. Seifritz was second on the team in goals (34) and third in points (41). She tallied 105 career points in 48 games.

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