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April 30, 1993|By Tara Finnegan | Tara Finnegan,Contributing Writer

Tomick's career one for books with Randolph-Macon 0) lacrosse

John Carroll graduate Paul Tomick recently completed his four-year lacrosse career at Randolph-Macon, but not without leaving his mark in the record books.

The attackman finished as the school's all-time point scorer (267) and all-time assist leader (170).

Tomick led Division III Randolph-Macon (9-4) in scoring this year with 29 goals and a record 48 assists. He also was selected twice as the Old Dominion Athletic Conference's Men's Lacrosse Player of the Week.

"I didn't have to wait until my junior or senior year to get a lot of playing time, and playing early forced me to get better," Tomick said.

Tomick also has exceled in the classroom. He has a 3.26 grade-point average in his political science major and has won the George P. Compton Award, which recognizes academic and athletic achievement.

"At a Division III school, lacrosse doesn't take up a lot of time, so I was able to enjoy all aspects of college life," Tomick said.

Women's lacrosse

Ithaca's Julie Stone (Glenelg), JoAnn Binko (Perry Hall), Jeannine Joseph (Towson) and Lisa Feinstein (Annapolis) have paced the Bombers' lacrosse team this season.

Stone leads the team in scoring with 63 points. Binko, a freshman midfielder, has 20 goals and is the fourth-leading scorer on the team. Joseph has four goals and 11 assists.

Feinstein has 53 points this year and is third on the all-time scoring list with 132 points. She needs four more points to take second place.

Feinstein has a chance to move up in the standings in this weekend's New York State Women's College Athletic Association tournament at Hartwick College. Ithaca (9-2), ranked fourth in the Division III women's poll this week, enters the tournament as the No. 2 seed behind William Smith (11-1).

* Junior midfielder Jenny Bristow (Roland Park Country) had four goals and three assists in Wednesday's 11-9 victory over Cornell. The win gave the Tigers (13-2, 5-1 Ivy League) a share of its first Ivy League title with Harvard.

Bristow has 44 points this season (33 goals, 11 assists) and a career 96 points for the No. 3 Tigers.

Tigers backup goalie Alison Keiller (McDonogh) was named Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week for her play in an 11-9 overtime victory against Dartmouth, as she made six saves in the final 36 minutes.

* Lisa Dowling (Garrison Forest) leads the Washington & Lee team in scoring with 74 goals and 24 assists. She received ODAC Player of the Week honors the week of April 11 after an eight-goal, four-assist performance against Gettysburg.

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