May 30, 2006
Notre Dame, Ind. – The Notre Dame women’s lacrosse team saw two if its players selected to the 2006 NCAA all-tournament team following the May 28th championship game won by Northwestern by a 7-4 score versus Dartmouth.
Selected to the team were first team All-American Crysti Foote (Sr., Suffern, N.Y.) and defender Becky Ranck (So., Radnor, Pa.) for their play in Notre Dame’s 14-8 loss to Dartmouth in the semifinal game on Friday, May 26 at Boston University’s Nickerson Field.
Foote led the Irish with three goals and two assists to close out her brilliant Notre Dame career. Her five-point game helped her finish the season as the nation’s top goal scorer (74) and point producer with 114 in 19 games.
Ranck, who turned in a strong year for the Irish all season on defense, grabbed one ground ball, had two draw controls and two caused turnovers in the game. She finished the year as Notre Dame’s team leader with 31 caused turnovers, the fourth-best single season total in the 10-year history of the program.
The 2006 NCAA all-tournament team and most valuable player:
Sarah Albrecht (Sr., A), NorthwesternKristen Kjellman (Jr., M), NorthwesternAly Josephs (Jr., A), NorthwesternLindsay Finocchiaro (Jr., M/D), NorthwesternMorgan Lathrop (Fr., GK), NorthwesternKristen Zimmer (Sr., M), DartmouthDevon Wills (Sr., GK), DartmouthWhitney Douthett (Jr., A), DartmouthSarah Szefi (Jr., A), DartmouthCrysti Foote (Sr., A), Notre DameBecky Ranck (So., D), Notre DameKatie Chrest (Sr., A), DukeLaura Anderson (Sr., D), Duke
Most Valuable Player
Sarah Albrecht (Sr., A), Northwestern