Gallihugh, Street, Chou and Stanka earn All-MIAA honors

Gallihugh, Street, Chou and Stanka earn All-MIAA honors

Four members of the Alma College women's lacrosse team were named to the 2014 All-MIAA Team on Friday as announced by the conference. Jr. MF Tracy Gallihugh (Lansing/Waverly) earned first-team honors, while So. A Ashton Street (Brighton/Brighton), Fr. A Stephanie Chou (East Brunswick, NJ/East Brunswick), and So. D Caroline Stanka (Baltimore, MD/Lochraven) all recieved second-team nods.

After completing one of the best offensive seasons in the country, Gallihugh was named to the All-MIAA First Team for the second time in her career. She led the conference and ranked second in the nation with 89 goals, and her 4.82 goals per game were third highest in Division III.

Gallihugh broke the MIAA record for goals and total points in a game versus Saint Mary's College, putting up 12 scores and 14 points against the Belles in the final match of the regular season. The junior ranks second on the team with 51 groundballs and 10 assists, while her 48 draw controls are the most for the Scots.

Street was named to the second team after winning the conference Rookie of the Year and being placed on the first team last season. She ranks third on the team with 45 goals and eight assists, while her 61 groundballs and 30 caused turnovers are tops for Alma.

Chou and Stanka round out the four All-MIAA selections for the Scots, with both being named All-MIAA Second Team, Stanka for second time in her career. Chou wrapped up a solid freshman campaign by scoring the second most goals on the team (51) and led the Scots with 13 assists. 

After a standout defensive effort her freshman year, Stanka returned as a sophomore to lead the Alma defense which was one of the best in the conference. She finishes 2014 with 31 groundballs and 20 caused turnovers in 19 games.

The Scots finished the 2014 campaign with a 16-7 loss to Adrian College in the MIAA Women's Lacrosse Championship. Alma wrapped up the year with a 13-6 overall record and a 7-1 mark in conference play, finishing second in the MIAA for a second-straight season.