SportsSU Women's Lacrosse

Seven Named All-Region

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Syracuse placed seven players on the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-Northeast Region Team announced on Thursday, May 11.
Graduate students Megan Carney, Sierra Cockerille and Meaghan Tyrrell, seniors Delaney Sweitzer and Emma Tyrrell and junior Emma Ward were voted to the All-Region First Team, while junior Katie Goodale was a second-team honoree. The Orange’s six first-team selections were the most in the region.
Carney is Syracuse’s leading goal scorer with 52 this season. She also ranks fourth on the team in points with 56. Carney recorded three or more goals in nine games and scored five or more three times. She was voted to the All-ACC First Team and was selected in this week’s Athletes Unlimited College Draft.
Cockerille has recorded a career-high 25 goals this season. She also has 12 assists for 37 points. Cockerille, who anchors the ‘Cuse midfield, has picked up 16 ground balls, caused six turnovers and recorded 19 draw controls. She had at least one goal in 15 games and scored multiple goals eight times. She was selected to the All-ACC Second Team.
Meaghan Tyrrell is one of five finalists for the 2023 Tewaaraton Award. She earned the ACC Attacker of the Year award after being selected to the All-ACC First Team and ACC All-Tournament Team. Tyrrell ranks second in the nation in points per game (5.33), fourth in points (96) and fifth in assists (47). She posted five or more points in 11 of 18 games this season. She was the top pick in this week’s Athletes Unlimited College Draft.
Sweitzer earned ACC Goalkeeper of the Year and All-ACC First Team accolades this season. She ranks eighth in the nation in save percentage (.509) and 16th in goals-against average (9.42). In addition, she is third in ground balls per game (3.72). Sweitzer posted 10 or more saves in seven contests and posted a career-high 15 saves in regular-season wins against Virginia Tech and North Carolina.
Emma Tyrrell ranks third on the team in points (57) and goals (43) this season. She earned All-ACC Second Team honors after tallying three or more goals in nine contests this season. Tyrrell is also a part of Syracuse’s draw team, recording 27 draw controls.
Ward leads the Orange in assists with 52, which rank third on Syracuse’s single-season record list. She ranks third in the nation in assists and assists per game (2.89). Ward has amassed a career-high 85 points this season, which rank second on the squad. She was voted to the All-ACC First Team as well as the ACC All-Tournament Team.
Goodale leads the team in caused turnovers (22) and ranks second in ground balls (22). Goodale and the Orange defense have held 10 opponents to 10 goals or less this season, including a stretch of seven consecutive games. Goodale is also part of the Syracuse draw team, posting 54 draw controls this season. She also scored her first career goal in the win against Cornell.
Student-athletes who earn All-Region honors are eligible to be named to a national IWLCA All-America team. The IWLCA will announce the 2023 All-America team on May 25.

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