Londonderry, N.H., graduate selected to Division II at large third team
EASTON, Mass. (June 10, 2013) – Recent Stonehill College women's lacrosse graduate Kayla Green (Londonderry, N.H./Londonderry) has earned Capital One Academic All-America honors as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America committee.
Green, named to the women's Division II at large Academic All-America third team, is the fourth women's lacrosse player from Stonehill to earn Academic All-America honors and the first since two-time honoree Erin Acone, '06, in 2005 and 2006. Green gives Stonehill 12 Academic All-America selections all-time with six coming within the last three years. CoSIDA's women's at large Academic All-America program includes student-athletes that compete in the sports of bowling, crew, fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming, tennis, and water polo.
Green, who graduated with a 3.72 cumulative grade point average as a communication major, was named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-America second team this spring and collects Academic All-America honors after being selected for the Capital One Academic All-District I first team for the first time this spring. A Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference selection her junior year, Green received the College's Saint Thomas Aquinas, Patron Saint of Students, Medal for having the highest cumulative GPA on the team as a sophomore and junior. The Lambda Epsilon Sigma and Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society member has also earned the Division II ADA Academic Achievement Award two straight years and has been named to both the NE-10 Commissioner's and Athletic Director's honor roll every semester.
Green, a two-time IWLCA All-North Region and All-Northeast-10 first team pick, led Stonehill with 64 goals (4th NE-10), including two game winners, and 25 assists (4th) for a team-best 89 points (2nd) during her recently completed senior season, to go with 18 ground balls, 13 draw controls and five caused turnovers. She is ranked tenth nationally in Division II for goals scored and 13th in scoring. Her 64 goals this season rank fifth on Stonehill's single-season list, while her 89 points are tied for sixth all-time. Green also participated in the IWLCA Division II North-South Senior All-Star Game and posted a goal and two assists for three points for the North Region All-Stars.
Green became the 12th player in program history to surpass 200 career points earlier this spring and has now totaled 179 goals and 61 assists for 240 points in 75 career games played. She ranks seventh in program history for career goals and points. Green scored a career-high seven goals in a win at Queens (N.Y.) College her junior year, also posting a career-best nine points in the outing, while dishing a career-best five assists in a victory at Bentley University that same year. Her 200th career point came with the opening goal 11-seconds into an 18-6 victory at Southern Connecticut State University on April 11.
Stonehill (13-7, 10-2 NE-10) women's lacrosse, ranked seventh in the final IWLCA Division II poll, earned its seventh NCAA Tournament bid in program history this season and made its 15th-straight appearance in the Northeast-10 Conference Tournament Championship.