PSU Women’s Lacrosse player named to ECAC Team

            PLYMOUTH, N.H. - One of the top players on the Plymouth State University women's lacrosse team has been voted to the 2009 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III New England All-Star Team, as voted by the head coaches in New England.

Nicole Grover             Freshman Nicole Grover (Yarmouth, Maine/Yarmouth) represented the Panthers as an ECAC All-Star Second Team defender.  She is the only freshman to make either the First or Second Team.  Grover was named First Team All-Little East Conference earlier this month.

            A solid defensive player, Grover (right) collected 25 ground balls and 29 draw controls this spring, both second-best on the team.  She was also a strong contributor to the offense, ranking fourth on the team in scoring with 28 goals, seven assists and 35 points.

            Grover was a key player for a Panther team that posted a 6-9 overall record, a five-game improvement over last year and a jump of four spots to third place in the Little East Conference standings. 

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