CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia women’s lacrosse sophomore Rachel Clark was named to the 2023 Tewaaraton Award Watch List, the Tewaaraton Foundation announced on Friday (Feb. 10).

Clark was named to the Preseason All-ACC and Inside Lacrosse All-America teams. The Devon, Pa., native scored a UVA freshman record 64 goals to lead the Cavaliers last season. Clark led the Cavaliers with 75 points on the season. She recorded multiple goals in 16 contests with 14 of those being hat tricks. She scored multiple goals in six of UVA’s last seven games. She ranked second in the ACC in free position percentage (.615), fourth in goals per game (3.20) and 10th in points per game (3.75).

The Tewaaraton Award annually honors the top male and female college lacrosse player in the United States. The selection committees are made up of premier collegiate coaches and are appointed annually by The Tewaaraton Foundation.

“These student-athletes represent the very best at the collegiate level and have honored the Creator’s game with their past play,” said Andy Phillips, president of the Tewaaraton Foundation. “We look forward to watching them achieve new heights this season for both themselves and their teammates.”

UVA opens the 2023 against Stanford Friday at 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET.