BRUNSWICK, Maine – A pair of Bowdoin College women's lacrosse players received New England Small College Athletic Conference honors for the 2014 season.
Senior co-captain Betsy Sachs (Glenside, Pa.) landed on the All-NESCAC First Team for the first time in her career while fellow co-captain Jordan Smith (Glen Ridge, N.J.) was named a Second Team selection. The two seniors ended the season tied with a team-leading 40 goals apiece.
In addition to her 40 goal tally this season, Sachs dished out five assists for a 40-5-45 season. Earning a start in every game this season, the senior midfielder grabbed 19 groundballs and a team leading 50 draw controls. Her 15 caused turnovers ranked second on the team, placing her amongst the team leaders in every statistical category. Sachs buried at least one goal in every game the Polar Bears played this season, stringing together consecutive five goal performances against Endicott and Hamilton. Sachs sawaction in 64 career games as a Polar Bear, 77 goals and 30 assists. In addition, her 65 caused turnovers are sixth all-time in school history.
Smith led the Polar Bears in 2014 with 49 total points. The senior forward dished out nine assists in addition to her 40 goal season. Smith scooped up 12 groundballs and accounted for six caused turnovers. In four years of playing for Bowdoin she appeared in 61 total contests and surpassed the 100-point mark early in the 2014 season. Smith ended her Bowdoin career with 106 goals and 21 assists and sits tenth all-time for single season scoring with 44 goals in 2013.