Lehigh senior Jill Altshuler (Catonsville) capped a productive lacrosse career by winning the Patriot League's Offensive Player of the Year Award. The NCAA Division I scoring leader with 92 points (76 goals, 16 assists), Altshuler is the league's all-time top scorer with 281 points. She has a 3.85 grade-point average in psychology.
Colgate senior Jill St. Clair (St. Paul's), who had 42 ground balls, 14 goals and four assists, was honored as the league's Defensive Player of the Year.
Dickinson senior Julie Martin (Garrison Forest) enters this weekend's ECAC South regional playoff against host Hartwick as the school's career goals leader (147) and tied with teammate Jess Colby in points with 194. . . . Andy Schnydman (St. Paul's) matched his Dickinson single-game faceoffs record of 21.
Four Baltimoreans spurred William and Mary to a 10-6 record -- freshman Dani Vissers (Mount Hebron), co-captain Melissa Bristow (Roland Park), second-team All-Colonial Athletic Association goalie Lisa Dixon (Lawrenceville of New Jersey) and another second-team All-CAA pick, Jeanne Lekin (Roland Park).
Amy Rafalski (Bel Air), Bridgewater's scoring leader (50 goals, 56 points) made the All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference first team for the second straight year. Edith Scouten (Towson) made the second team.
After earning 12 letters at McDonogh in lacrosse, basketball and soccer, Sarah Hill turned to squash and has helped Bowdoin to a No. 10 national ranking for two straight seasons from her No. 9 position. . . . Gregg Kessler (Owings Mills) was named Rider's Athlete of the Month after winning the 126-pound title at the East Coast Wrestling Association Championships. . . . Senior Reed Cordish (Gilman) is the only tennis player in Princeton history invited to all NCAA grand slam events. The top-ranked player in the NCAA East, Cordish will compete in his fourth grand slam this school year, the National Individual Championships, starting Friday at the University of Georgia. . . . Senior basketball co-captain Kwame Evans (Southern-B) was named George Washington's Most Valuable Player at the People's Choice Banquet and Shawnta Rogers (Lake Clifton) won the Rookie of the Year Award.
Pub Date: 5/12/96