NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. (June 7, 2021) – Graduate college student Kyra Bednarski of the Stevens Institute of Technology women’s lacrosse crew was named a Initial Workforce All-American, the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) announced Monday.
The countrywide recognition is equally the 3rd profession All-The us accolade and the third first-team variety for Bednarski, who rewrote the program’s record reserve during her 5 seasons on Castle Point. The Syracuse, New York indigenous received a pair of All-The usa nods from the IWLCA and a person from Maverik (Inside Lacrosse). Bednarski gets the fourth 3-time All-American in software heritage, joining Kate Cox (three from the IWLCA, and 1 from WomensLacrosse.com), and Hall of Famers Valerie Barnhart (1 from the IWLCA and two from Inside of Lacrosse), Alyssa Pigott (three from the IWLCA, a single from Inside Lacrosse and a few from WomensLacrosse.com) and Christine Smith (three from the IWLCA and just one from WomensLacrosse.com).
“Kyra worked so tough through her career to build herself as a prime attacker in the country,” reported head coach Karen Shaddock. “She has elevated this system for the duration of her five many years and is so deserving of this award.”
Bednarski totaled 85 factors (54 targets and 31 helps) and led the MAC Liberty with 6.07 factors for each match to get paid the conference’s Attacker of the Year honors. The large-scoring attackwoman, who turned the program’s all-time leading scorer during the 2021 season, completed her distinguished vocation on Castle Stage with a amazing 402 details. Bednarski also topped the program’s occupation leaderboard in helps and completed second in ambitions. She also established one-video game marks for plans and factors.
A three-time IWLCA All-Boardwalk Location collection and a 2020 Academic All-American as chosen by the School Athletics Details Directors of America, Bednarski ranked amongst the nation’s leaders during the standard season in factors (14th), ambitions (25th), helps (25th), points for every activity (20th) and free-posture share (21st). She had at minimum 1 issue in every of her 76 job contests and closed her career by scoring at least one intention in her final 54 video games.
In addition to her offensive talents, Bednarski led the group with 22 brought about turnovers and 26 floor balls. Bednarski amassed 11 hat tips in 2021 to convey her vocation complete to 50.
“Kyra is not only an offensive menace but also developed extra opportunities for our workforce in the trip and led the crew in brought on turnovers,” Shaddock proceeds. “I am so proud of all Kyra has attained and am so glad she was in a position to come back for a fifth calendar year and leave this mark.”
A total of 57 scholar-athletes symbolizing 31 establishments were recognized by the IWLCA on its a few Division III All-The usa groups.
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