CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Graduate student Meredith Chapman (Apex, N.C.) and junior Annie Dyson (Alexandria, Va.) earned ILWomen Media All-America honors, the organization announced on Friday (May 21).
Chapman was selected to the second team as a defender. She led the team in ground balls (41) and caused turnovers (23) and was fifth in draw controls (29). An All-ACC selection, Chapman had multiple ground balls in 13 contests and multiple caused turnovers in seven games. She ranks third in the ACC in ground balls per game (2.28) and ninth in caused turnovers per game (1.28). Chapman had a season-high five ground balls at James Madison and recorded three caused turnovers in two contests.
Dyson, a Tewaaraton Award Top 25 nominee, was an honorable mention selection. The midfielder leads the team in draw controls (56), is second in ground balls (34), third in caused turnovers (14) and fifth in points (35). Dyson scored multiple goals in seven games, including a career-high four in the win over UConn in the NCAA First Round. She had a goal and an assist in six games and had at least one ground ball, one caused turnover and one draw control in eight games. Dyson picked up a career-high eight draw controls in the win over Virginia Tech and recorded a career-best four caused turnovers in two games.