LANCASTER, Pa. – Led by Defensive Player of the Year Caitlyn Dunn and Rookie of the Year Taylor Chepren, the Marymount women's lacrosse team placed seven student-athletes on the Atlantic East All-Conference Team as announced on Thursday.
Dunn is the first Saint in program history to earn a Defensive Player of the Year award. She led the team with 61 groundballs and 40 caused turnovers while starting all 18 games this season. The senior was also named First Team All-Conference for her efforts.
Chepren became just the third Saint to earn a Rookie of the Year Award and is the first since Megan McGuirk in 2012 in the Capital Athletic Conference. The rookie scored 20 goals and added 25 assists in her debut campaign.
Joining Dunn on First Team All-Conference were Sarah Agrillo and Emily Peters. Agrillo, who also earned First Team honors in 2021, scored 48 goals and added a team-high 42 assists this season. Her 42 assists also led the conference. She also picked up 35 groundballs and was 9-10 shooting from the free position.
Peters also earned First Team honors for the second straight season after scoring 53 goals and 15 assists in 2022. The senior also had 79 draw controls and 32 groundballs this season.
The next two honorees were Kaleigh Dunham and Caroline Wolford, who both were named Second Team All-Conference. Dunham scored an astounding 74 goals in her junior campaign and added nine assists. Her goals total ranked second in the league.
Wolford earned Second Team All-Conference for the second time after also picking up the distinction in 2019. She started all 18 games this season and caused 11 turnovers.
Taylor Young and Riley Love rounded out the honorees for Marymount as both earned spots on Second Team All-Conference. Young scored 39 goals and added four assists. She served as the main free position attacker, going a remarkable 29-of-31 from the free position, which ranks among the leaders nationally. Love scored 51 goals and registered 19 assists in her junior campaign.