DiCroce honored as top female athlete
Johnson, DiCroce, Fink and Valeo garner honors at senior student-athlete awards presentation
Winners of Department of Athletics four major awards to be announced at May 23 ceremony
By Lafayette Athletic Communications
DiCroce earns Second and Third Team All-America honors
Lafayette vs. Maryland
Photos by Rick Smith
Photos by Rick Smith
Patriot League Semifinals, Photos by Rick Smith
Photos by Rick Smith
2012: Named Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year and was an All-Patriot League First-Team selection...Selected for the NFHCA All-Mideast Region squad and was a member of the NFHCA All-American Third Team...Honored with Patriot League Tournament MVP after recording three goals and one assist in the tournament including the gamewinning penalty stroke in overtime against American to win the championship (11/3)...Named Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week four times (9/17, 10/1, 10/8, 10/29)...Led the Patriot League in points (51) and goals (18), while also notching 15 assists and five gamewinning tallies...Scored once in the 3-2 loss to Penn State (9/2)...Garnered a score and an assist in the 3-0 defeat of Temple (9/9)...Notched two helpers the 2-1 win over Drexel (9/14)...Tallied a goal against Quinnipiac (9/16)...Recorded one assist in the 2-1 win at Albany (9/22)...Helped out twice with two assists in the 3-1 victory over Rider (9/25)...Found the back of the cage twice and had one assist for five points in the 4-1 win at American (9/29)...Had one goal and one assist in the 5-2 defeat of Penn (10/3)...Tabbed two goals in the 6-1 win over Colgate (10/6)...Found the back of the net once in the 2-0 win over Rutgers (10/14)...Nabbed two goals and two assists for six points in the 7-0 victory over Holy Cross (10/20)...Had her highest point total of the season with seven (3G, 1A), leading to an 8-0 victory at Lehigh (10/27)...Scored one goal and added two assists in the 7-0 defeat of Georgetown (10/28)...Recorded one goal and one assist in the 4-3 Patriot League Semifinal win over Colgate...Notched two goals, including the gamewinner to take the Patriot League crown against American (11/3).
2011: Named Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year and was an All-Patriot League First-Team selection....Longstreth / NFHCA Division I All-Region First Team choice...scored three goals and added three assists en route to Patriot League All-Tournament team honors...one of four team captains...led the League in regular season points (27), and tied for the lead in goals (7) and assists...totaled 14 goals, 10 assists and 38 points on the year while starting every game...Lafayette was 10-1 in games when DiCroce scored a goal...scored twice including the game-winner in a 4-2 win against Temple (9/9)...added a goal in a 5-0 win at Colgate (10/1)...tied career-high with a six-point performance (2g, 2a) in a win at Bucknell (10/8) and earned PL Offensive Player of the Week accolades...found the back of the cage once and contributed two helpers in a win vs. Holy Cross (10/15) and gained Offensive Player of the Week honors for the sixth time in her career, tying her for the most in League history...had the game-winning tally and added an assist in consecutive games against Rutgers (10/16) and Lehigh (10/22)...picked up a goal and three assists in a 8-0 rout of Lehigh in the PL Semifinals (11/4)...scored twice in the 3-1 win over Bucknell in the Patriot League Championship (11/5)...had the lone goal in the NCAA play-in game at Ohio (11/8)...member of USA Field Hockey's Women's Senior National Indoor Team.
2010: All-Patriot League First Team selection...named to the All-Tournament Team...second on the team with nine goals and led the team with 17 assists...earned Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week honors after scoring a goal and adding an assist against No. 6 Wake Forest (9/4)...contributed two assists against Colgate (10/2)...found the back of the cage twice in a 4-2 win over Bucknell (10/9)...had a career-high six assists in an 8-0 shutout at Holy Cross (10/16)...picked up her second Offensive Player of the Week honor after chipping in an assist against Georgetown, then deposited two goals and an assisted on another in a 5-0 win over Lehigh (10/23).
2009: All-Patriot League First Team choice...selected to the Longstreth / NFHCA Mideast All-Region Second Team...led the Patriot League in game-winning goals (6)...played in 19 games, starting in all but one...led the team in goals (12) and points (26)...named Patriot League Rookie of the Week after scoring a goal in her first collegiate game at Longwood (9/5)...recorded the game-winning tallies in a five-day stretch against No. 21 Penn State (9/16), Pacific (9/17) and Quinnipiac (9/20) to win her first Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week award...contributed to all three of Lafayette's goals in 3-1 win over Monmouth (9/26), which led to her second Offensive Player of the Week honor...selected Rookie of the Week after a in 2-1 win over American (10/24) and 3-0 shutout at Colgate (10/31)...scored two goals in a win over Lehigh (10/16).
At Central Bucks West:Four-year letter winner that saw time as defender, midfielder and forward...awarded First Team All-League and Second Team All-State accolades her senior year...scored a team-high 14 goals and tallied six assists...three-time offensive MVP, defensive MVP her sophomore season and named Second Team All-League her junior year...member of the National Society of High School Scholars and was awarded Presidential Academic Honors.