Four Cardinals earn all-Conference honors
YORK, Pa. - Catholic had four members earn spots on the 2002 All-CAC women's lacrosse teams. Seniors Kate Abbonizio (Upper Darby, Pa./Archbishop Pendergrast) and Ann Lawall (Newtown, Pa./Villa Joseph Marie), and juniors Anna Gateau (Annapolis, Md./St. Mary's) and Colleen Boland (Springfield, Pa./Cardinal O'Hara) all garnered second team honors.

Lawall (right) led the Cardinals in goals (41) and points (57) and was third in the CAC in goals per game (2.27) while Abbonizio chipped in 14 goals and 15 assists.

Gateau's 37 goals and 50 points were second best on the squad. Boland led CUA with 85 ground balls and was ranked third in the CAC in ground balls per game (4.72).

St. Mary's Kathy Holmes was named CAC Player of Year. Teammate Sarah Sloane grabbed the CAC Rookie of the Year while their head coach, Robert Bray was honoed as the CAC Coach of the Year.



First-Team All CAC
Amanda Almon A Salisbury
Meg McFall A St. Mary's
Christine Sliger A Salisbury
Kate Story A St. Mary's
Briana Gervat M Mary Washington
Kathy Holmes M St. Mary's
Kami McNinch M Mary Washington
Sarah Sloane M St. Mary's
Beth Curran D Mary Washington
Kristen Maisel D Salisbury
Mia Oliver D St. Mary's
Carol Schmoeller D St. Mary's
Jen Chumley G St. Mary's


Second-Team All CAC
Anna Gateau A Catholic
Kate Howell A Goucher
Pam Kramer A Mary Washington
Kate Abbonizio M Catholic
Muffie Bliss M Goucher
Ann Lawall M Catholic
Betsy McDuell M Salisbury
Mel Block D Mary Washington
Colleen Boland D Catholic
Alison Healy D Goucher
Ashley Sudbrook D Goucher



Lawall conference Player of the Week
Season preview

2002 Results (10-8, 2-3 CAC)

Date Opponent Location Time
March 3 vs. Rochester Tech Florida W, 20-10
March 4 vs. Roanoke (Spring Break) Florida L, 8-6
March 8 Washington College DuFour Field L, 10-8
March 12 at Goucher * Towson, Md. W, 13-11
March 16 St. Vincent DuFour Field W, 13-2
March 19 at St. Mary's (Md.) * St. Mary's City, Md. L, 19-6
March 21 Mary Washington * DuFour Field L, 16-8
March 23 at Susquehanna Selinsgrove, Pa. L, 16-8
March 25 at Villa Julie Stevenson, Md. L, 12-11
March 27 Virginia Wesleyan DuFour Field W, 18-11
April 2 at Salisbury * Salisbury, Md. L, 26-8
April 6 Ohio Wesleyan DuFour Field W, 11-5
April 9 Frostburg State DuFour Field W, 11-9
April 10 Marymount * DuFour Field W, 13-12
April 12 Immaculata DuFour Field W, 19-1
April 13 Manhattanville DuFour Field W, 18-7
April 16 Goucher # DuFour Field W, 8-7
April 19 St. Mary's (Md.) # St. Mary's City, Md. L, 18-4


Home games in bold, played in football stadium
* Conference games
# Conference playoff

2002 Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Hometown/High School
1 Amanda Lewis G Jr. Rochester, N.Y./Our Lady of Mercy
4 Ann Lawall A Sr. Newtown, Pa./Villa Joseph Marie
5 Elizabeth Wallace A Sr. East Northport, N.Y./St. Anthony's
8 Anna Gateau A Jr. Annapolis, Md./St. Mary's
9 Colleen Finnerty A So. Bay Shore, N.Y./Bay Shore
10 Kerryn Doherty A Fr. Needham, Mass./Newton Country Day
11 Ali Jarden A So. Red Bank, N.J./Red Bank Catholic
12 Chrissy Donahue D Sr. Collingdale, Pa./Cardinal O'Hara
13 Sarah McGrath G Fr. Rockville Centre, N.Y./South Side
15 Margy Pohlmann D Fr. Blauvelt, N.Y./Immaculate Heart Acad. (N.J.)
16 Kristen Wisniewski A Fr. Wilmington, Del./Brandywine
17 Kate Abbonizio D Sr. Upper Darby, Pa./Archbishop Pendergrast
18 Meghan Nigborowicz A Fr. Pittsburgh, Pa./Ellis School
19 Edie Sneeringer A Jr. Timonium, Md./Bryn Mawr
20 Anne Wayson D Fr. Annapolis, Md./Archbishop Spaulding
3/21 Jennifer Utz M So. Lower Gwynedd, Pa./Gwynedd Mercy
22 Megan Hartnett M So. West Chester, Pa./Villa Maria Academy
24 Megan Willet A Fr. Arnold, Md./St. Mary's
25 Maureen O'Hara M Jr. St. James, N.Y./St. Anthony's
6/26 Colleen Boland D Jr. Springfield, Pa./Cardinal O'Hara
27 Andrea Weymouth A Fr. Manhasset, N.Y./Sacred Heart Academy
28 Molly Coyle D So. Lafayette Hill, Pa./Mt. St. Joseph Academy
29 Christine Thornton D Fr. Bala Cynwyd, Pa./County Day Sacred Heart
30 Katherine McGlone G So. Gaithersburg, Md./Quince Orchard


Head Coach: Kristine Manning,
Assistant Coaches: Kristen Sander, Suzanne Mackay