CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Junior Annie Dyson (Alexandria, Va.) has been named a Tewaaraton Award Top 25 nominee, the Tewaaraton Foundation announced on Thursday (April 22).
Dyson has been solid for the Cavaliers on both sides of the field. The midfielder leads UVA with 44 draw controls and is second on the team with 26 ground balls and 12 caused turnovers. Dyson is third on the team with 27 points, scoring 19 goals with eight assists. She has scored multiple goals in five games, with hat tricks in three of those. Dyson ranks ninth in the ACC in ground balls per game (1.86) and draw controls per game (3.14). She picked up a career-high eight draw controls in the win over Virginia Tech and had a career-best six ground balls at Boston College. Dyson has had career-high four caused turnovers in two games and has at least one ground ball, one caused turnover and one draw control in six contests.
The Tewaaraton Award is recognized as the pre-eminent lacrosse award, annually honoring the top male and female college lacrosse player in the United States. The selection committees are comprised of premier college coaches and are appointed annually by the Tewaaraton Foundation.
Five men’s and five women’s finalists will be announced in mid-May prior to the start of the NCAA Championships. The Tewaaraton Award recipients will be chosen after the conclusion of the collegiate lacrosse season.
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25 women’s nominees:
Ali Baiocco, Stanford – Sr., Attack
Megan Carney, Syracuse – Jr., Attack
Lizzie Colson, Maryland – Grad. Student, Defense
Sarah Cooper, Syracuse – Jr., Defense
Bridget Deehan, Notre Dame – Sr., Goalie
Olivia Dirks, Penn State – Soph., Midfield
Annie Dyson, Virginia – Jr., Midfield
Molly Garrett, Michigan – Grad. Student, Midfield
Lauren Gilbert, Northwestern – Sr., Attack
Grace Griffin, Maryland – Sr., Midfield
Karson Harris, Drexel – Sr., Midfield
Katie Hoeg, North Carolina – Sr., Attack
Maddie Jenner, Duke – Jr., Attack
Shannon Kavanagh, Florida – Sr., Midfield
Ally Kennedy , Stony Brook – Grad. Student, Midfield
Lindsay McKone, Northwestern – Grad. Student, Midfield
Taylor Moreno, North Carolina – Sr., Goalie
Charlotte North, Boston College – Sr., Attack
Jamie Ortega, North Carolina – Sr., Attack
Livy Rosenzweig, Loyola Maryland – Sr., Attack
Izzy Scane, Northwestern – Jr., Attack
Emma Trenchard, North Carolina – Sr., Defense
Cara Trombetta, Florida – Grad. Student, Defense
Meaghan Tyrrell, Syracuse – Jr., Attack
Sydney Watson, UConn – Sr., Midfield