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Seven Bishops Picked to All-NCAC Women's Lax Teams,
Fouts, Redmond Receive Special Honors

May 14, 2008

[ Julia Fouts ]A total of 7 Ohio Wesleyan University women's lacrosse players were named to the All-North Coast Athletic Conference teams, it was announced today.

Senior attacker Julia Fouts (Cleveland Heights/Hathaway Brown) was a first-team All-NCAC selection, while senior defender Lura Allen (Hingham, Mass.), senior attacker Polly Burke (Milton, Mass.), senior midfielder Alexa Deaton (Eden, Md./Mercersburg Academy), senior goalkeeper Maggie Eichenlaub (Crystal, Minn./Robbinsdale Cooper) senior midfielder Kadi Kuhlenberg (Cincinnati/Anderson), and junior attacker Hannah Mudge (Baltimore, Md./St. Paul's School) were second-team all-conference picks.

Fouts was named NCAC Defensive Player of the Year. She tied for second on the team with 13 caused turnovers and was third on the Bishops with 26 ground balls. Fouts also ranked third on the team in scoring with 37 goals and 8 assists. She was a first-team All-NCAC selection in 2007 and a second-team all-conference choice in 2006.

Allen contributed 15 ground balls and 8 caused turnovers this season. She was an honorable mention All-NCAC pick in 2007, a first-team selection in 2006 and a second-team pick in 2005.

Burke ranked fifth on the team in scoring with 20 goals and 5 assists this season. She was an honorable mention All-NCAC pick in 2007.

Deaton ranked fourth on the team in scoring with 32 goals and 11 assists this season. She was a second-team All-NCAC choice in 2006 and 2007.

Eichenlaub ranked fourth in the NCAC in saves percentage this season. She was a first-team All-NCAC choice in 2007, a second-team selection in 2006 and an honorable mention pick in 2005.

Kuhlenberg ranked second on the team in scoring, tallying a team-high 39 goals and adding 7 assists.

Mudge led the Bishops and tied for 10th in the NCAC in scoring with 30 goals and 17 assists.

Bishop head coach Marge Redmond was named NCAC Coach of the Year.

Ohio Wesleyan finished the season with a 10-5 record. The Battling Bishops went 5-1 in the NCAC this season, won the NCAC championship and advanced to the NCAA Division III playoffs.