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Rutgers Women’s Lacrosse Goalie Lily Kalata Named IWLCA All-American
Kalata named to third team
  • Posted on May 16, 2013 10:08:44 AM
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  • Lily Kalata

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (May 16, 2013) – Rutgers women’s lacrosse senior goalie Lily Kalata (Nesconset, N.Y.) earned Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-American Third Team honors, the organization announced.

    “I am very excited that I get to represent Rutgers University with this award,” said Kalata. “I am extremely grateful to the IWLCA for this recognition. I would like to thank my support system – my parents, teammates and coaches – for helping me along the way.”

    “I could not be more proud of Lily and her four years here at Rutgers,” said head coach Laura Brand-Sias. “She is truly deserving of this honor and I believe it is a true indication of her passion and dedication to our program over her career.”

    The netminder becomes the first Scarlet Knight to earn All-American honors since Brooke Cantwell in 2010. She becomes the 10th RU standout to be selected as an All-American and the third under Brand-Sias.

    Kalata, a four-time IWLCA all-regional selection, finished second in the BIG EAST this season with a 7.76 GAA and third in save percentage (.456). In the NCAA, Kalata’s goals against average was good for eighth place, while her save percentage ranked 17th overall.

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