LANCASTER, Pa. – Five members of the Franklin & Marshall women's lacrosse team were named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-Metro Region Team. Caroline Krohn, Maggie Mae Shields, Jen Noon and Kelsey Hoffman were all named to the first team while Mary Mitchell landed on the second team.
A total of 256 student-athletes in Division III were named All-Region and are now eligible for inclusion on the IWLCA All-American teams, which will be announced May 9.
This is the second time this postseason that Krohn, Shields, Noon and Hoffman earned first team honors. All four were named to the All-CC First Team while Mitchell is picking up her first postseason honor this year.
Krohn (Baltimore, Md. / Towson), a second team selection last year, rolled up a team-high 64 points with 36 goals and led the team with 28 assists this season. She came away with 55 draws and added nine ground balls through the regular season. The junior scored in double figures 10 times this year with three or more goals in seven contests.
Shields (Bryn Mawr, Pa. / Baldwin School) makes her way to the All-Metro Team for the second time in her career, earning second team honors in 2011. The senior is a dominant force from the midfield, scored 25 goals and handed out 10 assists this season. She collected 29 ground balls and came away with 29 draws while causing 17 turnovers.
Noon (Baldwin, Md. / Bryn Mawr (HS)) heads a defensive unit that allowed just 8.50 goals per game. She collected a team-high 50 ground balls and caused 25 turnovers this season. Her 100 career ground balls currently ranks 13th all time.
Hoffman (Arlington, Mass. / Buckingham Browne & Nichols) allowed just 8.49 goals per game this year with 132 saves. She had a 49.1 save percentage and was named Centennial Conference (CC) Defensive Player of the Week three times this year.
Mitchell (Wilbraham, Mass. / Suffield Academy) racked up 41 points with 28 goals and 13 assists this season. The junior scored three goals four times and tallied multiple goals in eight contests. She recorded 23 draws, picked up 13 ground balls and caused six turnovers for the Diplomats.
F&M has a 14-4 mark, including a 7-1 record in conference action and will continue its season on Wednesday when the Diplomats host Elizabethtown at 3:00 p.m. in the first round of NCAA Tournament.