Women's Lacrosse Quartet Captures All-Region Honors

Hannah Hirschfeld was named First Team All-Region
Hannah Hirschfeld was named First Team All-Region

BRUNSWICK, Maine - Four members of the Bowdoin College women's lacrosse team have earned All-Region honors in awards announced by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Association last week.

Junior Hannah Hirschfeld and first-year Kara Finnerty and Caroline Maxwell were all recognized as First Team All-Pilgrim Region while senior Kelsey Gallagher was named Second Team.

Hirschfeld finished as Bowdoin's leading goal scorer this season, totaling 38 goals and nine assists to finish with a career-high 47 points. Finnerty burst onto the scene with 40 points in her rookie campaign - the most by a Polar Bear first-year since 1997 (Adrienne Gratry '00, 43 points), ending with 27 goals and 13 assists to go with a team-high 24 caused turnovers and 40 draw controls. Caroline Maxwell led the Polar Bear defensive corps, causing 13 turnovers and standing second on the team wiht 21 groundballs. Kelsey Gallagher was Bowdoin's leading scorer this spring, totaling 54 points on 34 goals and a team-best 20 assists.

 Bowdoin finished its season with a record of 10-6, reaching the quarterfinals of the NESCAC Tournament.