WLAX Preseason All-Americans

Ohio State's Tori DeScenza
Dec. 10, 2014

Eighteen players from current Big Ten women's lacrosse institutions were named preseason All-Americans by Inside Lacrosse Magazine, including a total of six first-teamers from Maryland and Ohio State.

Below is a list of 2015 preseason All-Americans:

First Team
Brooke Griffin, A, Sr., Maryland
Taylor Cummings, M, Jr., Maryland
Kelly McPartland, M, Sr., Maryland
Megan Douty, D, Sr., Maryland
Alice Mercer, D, Jr., Maryland
Tori DeScenza, G, Sr., Ohio State

Second Team
Jackie Cifarelli, A, Sr., Ohio State
Kara Mupo, A, Sr., Northwestern
Madison Cyr, M, Jr., Penn State

Third Team
Bridget Bianco, G, Sr., Northwestern

Honorable Mention
Katie Chase, A, Sr., Ohio State
Tatum Coffey, M, Sr., Penn State
Erin Collins, M, Sr., Maryland
Jenna Mosketti, M, Jr., Penn State
Zoe Stukenberg, M, So., Maryland
Shanna Brady, D, Sr., Maryland
Taylor Donahue, D, Sr., Ohio State
Casey Pepperman, D, Sr., Maryland

Big Ten women's lacrosse will feature teams that have won 24 national championships and 20 of the 33 NCAA championships, including nine of the last 10. Maryland won its 12th national championship this year, and claimed seven straight from 1995 to 2001. Northwestern has won seven NCAA titles, highlighted by five consecutive from 2005 to 2009 and most recently in 2012. Penn State has earned five national championships, including NCAA titles in 1987 and 1989.