Five Big Ten women’s lacrosse students from three teams were named to the Lacrosse Magazine preseason All-America team.
Maryland’s Megan Whittle and Northwestern’s Selena Lasota were named All-America attackers. Both standouts earned All-Big Ten honors in 2015, and Lasota was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Year.
The Terrapins’ Taylor Cummings, a two-time Tewaarton Award and Honda Award winner, was named an All-America midfielder and the Lacrosse Magazine Preseason Player of the Year. Cummings was named the inaugural Big Ten women’s lacrosse Midfielder of the Year last season.
Maryland’s Alice Mercer and Penn State’s Abby Smucker, who were both named to the 2015 All-Big Ten team, were preseason All-America defenders.