Bannantine, DeGarmo and Hompe Earn All-Region Honors
PRINCETON, N.J. (5/13/16) - A trio of Princeton women's lacrosse players captured first-team all-region honors it was announced today by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA).
Senior defender Liz Bannantine, junior goalie Ellie DeGarmo and junior attacker Olivia Hompe are now eligible for inclusion on the IWLCA All-America teams, which will be announced on Wednesday, May 18.
This is Bannantine's second first-team all-region honor. A four-time All-Ivy League defender, Bannantine was a member of the Tewaaraton Trophy Watch List this season. She has started in 16 games this season and led the team in caused turnovers with 22, was fourth in ground balls with 24, and fifth in draw controls with 14. A four-year starter, Bannantine finishes her Princeton career with three assists, 86 ground balls, 40 draws and ranks eighth all time in caused turnovers with 77.
DeGarmo earns her first all-region honor after leading the nation in save percentage nearly all of 2016. The 2016 Ivy League Defender of the Year, she was a first-team All-Ivy League selection as well. A Tewaaraton Top-25 Nominee, DeGarmo made double-digit saves in eight of 17 games this season including a career-best 16 in a win over Cornell on April 16, just three days after stopping 13 against No. 1 Maryland. DeGarmo finishes her season with a .536 save percentage, stopping 171 shots and earning three Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week honors and one Epoch/Lacrosse Magazine National Player of the Week honor along the way. This season she also claimed a team-high 32 ground balls and caused five turnovers.
This is Hompe's second straight first-team all-region honor. A Tewaaraton Trophy Top-25 Nominee, Hompe is a two-time unanimous first-team All-Ivy League honoree and two-time Ivy League All-Tournament team member. She led the team in scoring with 59 points on 47 goals and 12 assists She scored her 100th goal at Harvard this year and had three six-point games. She finished with 17 ground balls, 13 caused turnovers and 12 draw controls. An Academic All-Ivy selection, Hompe currently has 123 goals and 52 assists to sit 11th on the all-time scoring list at Princeton with 175 points, averaging 3.13 points per game.
Elizabeth Bannantine, Princeton University, Senior, Defense
Alex Condon, University of Pennsylvania, Sophomore, Midfield
Nina Corcoran, University of Pennsylvania, Senior, Attack
Ellie DeGarmo, Princeton University, Junior, Goalkeeper
Dene DiMartino, Johns Hopkins University, Senior, Midfield
Kristina Dunphey, Rutgers University, Junior, Midfield
Alyssa Fleming, Stony Brook University, Senior, Defense
Olivia Hompe, Princeton University, Junior, Attack
Maddy Lesher, Loyola University, Senior, Defense
Kaitlyn Montalbano, Towson University, Sophomore, Midfield
Courtney Murphy, Stony Brook University, Junior, Attack
Kylie Ohlmiller, Stony Brook University, Sophomore, Attack
SabrinaTabasso, Loyola University, Freshman, Midfield
Dorrien Van Dyke, Stony Brook University, Junior, Midfield
Erin Wein, University of Delaware, Senior, Defense
Molly Wolf, Loyola University, Senior, Goalkeeper
Maddy Blakeman, Loyola University, Senior, Attack
Amanda Casten, Rutgers University, Sophomore, Defense
Julianne D'Orazio, Lehigh University, Junior, Defense
Maggie Egan, Saint Joseph’s University, Junior, Midfield
Lindsey Ewertsen, Columbia University, Freshman, Midfield
Shea Gegan, Wagner University, Senior, Midfield
Morgan Glassford, Temple University, Junior, Midfield
Breanna Ham, Towson University, Senior, Defense
Jaqi Kakalecik, Temple University, Senor, Goalkeeper
Megan Kelly, University of Pennsylvania, Junior, Defense
Emily Kenul, Johns Hopkins University, Sophomore, Attack
Allison LaBeau, Lehigh University, Junior, Attack
Casey Lyons, University of Delaware, Senior, Attack
Haley Schweizer, Johns Hopkins University, Junior, Midfield
Lindsay Scott, Hofstra University, Graduate Student, Attack
Iris Williamson, University of Pennsylvania, Senior, Attack