Four From Women's Lacrosse Receive All-North Region Honors From IWLCA

Four From Women's Lacrosse Receive All-North Region Honors From IWLCA

GRAND LAKE, Colo. (May 12, 2017) - The Mercy College women's lacrosse team has earned four All-Region selections as announced by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) on Friday afternoon. Sophomore Hunter Isnardi (Hicksville, N.Y. / Hicksville) earned First Team recognition. Junior Emily Jehle (Wading River, N.Y. / Riverhead) and sophomore Talia Stagnitta (Patchogue, N.Y. / Patchogue-Medford) were named Second Team, while junior Grace Davidson (West Islip, N.Y. / West Islip) took home Third Team awards.

The IWLCA has honored 96 student-athletes in Division II with a selection to one of the All-Region teams for 2017. These student-athletes are now eligible for inclusion on the IWLCA All-American teams, which will be announced on Thursday, May 18.

Isnardi takes home First Team recognition after earning ECC Offensive Player of the Year awards, leading the East Coast Conference and all of Division II Women's Lacrosse with 182 draw controls, averaging 9.37 per game. Isnardi set the NCAA Division II single-season record for draw controls. The sophomore has tallied a team-high 71 goals and seven assists for 78 points this season, a mark that is fifth in the conference. The six-time ECC Weekly Honoree also holds the number two spot in the conference with 102 shots on goal. The sophomore recorded her 100th career goal and point this season.

Jehle earned Second Team honors after also being named to the ECC First Team for the first time in her career, after recording 15 goals and 55 assists for a total of 70 points. Jehle leads the Mavericks in assists for the season, as well as the East Coast Conference. Her assist total is also among the top in all of Division II, coming in third. The three-time ECC Honor Roll recipient has also grabbed 18 ground balls for the season.

Stagnitta is also tabbed to the Second Team after earning All-Conference recognition for the first time in her career, finishing first on the Mavericks with 39 caused turnovers and 70 ground balls. The three-time ECC Weekly Honoree also leads the East Coast Conference in caused turnovers and ground balls.

Davidson received Third Team honors after receiving All-Conference recognition for the second time in her career, finishing with 56 goals and 14 assists for a total of 70 points. The junior is ranked fourth in the conference in total goals and seventh in total points. The two-time ECC Honor Roll recipient leads the team and is sixth in the conference with eleven free position goals. Davidson broke the school record for most points in a career during the year and surpassed the 100-point and 100-goal plateaus.