Recently graduated Lehigh women’s lacrosse standout Julie McBrien will play in the 2013 Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association/Under Armour North-South All-Star Game this Sunday, May 26. The game will start at 11:30 a.m. on the campus of Cabrini College in Radnor, Pa. McBrien becomes the third Mountain Haw in as many years selected for the prestigious event.
The U.S. Lacrosse National Tournament heads to Bethlehem this weekend, which includes a showdown between Team USA and Team Canada on Saturday. The tournament began in 1933 to showcase the best post-collegiate and club women’s lacrosse players and has grown into one of the largest women’s lacrosse events in the nation.
Lehigh head women’s lacrosse coach Jill Redfern announced the team’s 2013 award winners on Tuesday. Senior Julie McBrien garnered Athlete of the Year and Scholar-Athlete of the Year while sophomore Kelly Scott earned the Coaches Award.
Lehigh senior midfielder Julie McBrien has been named to the Academic All-Patriot League team, as announced late Tuesday. McBrien wrapped up a stellar four-year career on the field last week, posting 36 points for a second straight season while enjoying tremendous success in the classroom as well.
Following strong 2013 seasons, Lehigh women’s lacrosse senior Julie McBrien and sophomores Carli Sukonik and Lauren Willcox have earned Second Team All-Patriot League, as announced on Tuesday. McBrien led the Mountain Hawks in goals (33) and points (36) while Sukonik was right behind with 25 goals and 28 points. Willcox helped anchor a young defense that continues to grow.