Date Posted:05/22/2003, 8:00AM
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College women's lacrosse players Amanda Burrage and Hilary Abrams have been honored by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association as Regional All-Americans. Burrage was named a first-team selection and is nominated for All-American honors, while Abrams was tabbed as a second-team choice. Bowdoin finished their first season under head coach Liz Grote with a record of 9-6.
Burrage, a junior midfielder from Brookline, Massachusetts was dominant on both sides of the field this year. She scored 28 goals and had six assists and was second on the team with 26 caused turnovers for the Polar Bears. Abrams, a junior from Lakeville, Connecticut, led the Polar Bears in scoring with 33 goals and 22 assists this season. She also posted an outstanding .568 shooting percentage this year.
In addition to the IWLCA Awards, senior defender Lauren True was selected to play in the prestigous Division III North-South Senior All-Star Game. True, a native of Alton, New Hampshire, was a stellar defender for the Polar Bears this year, grabbing 24 groundballs and causing 17 turnovers. Bowdoin coach Liz Grote will be a coach for the North Team in the game, scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on June 7 on the campus of Loyola College in Baltimore, Md.