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Kiviat Headlines Three All-Conference Selections For Women’s Lacrosse
Foley and Fisher named to America East All-Academic Team
May 2, 2014Tweet
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STONY BROOK, N.Y.—The Binghamton women’s lacrosse team landed five student-athletes on the America East All-Conference and All-Academic teams, as announced by the conference Thursday evening at the annual awards reception held on the campus of Stony Brook University, the site of the 2014 Women’s Lacrosse Championship.
Junior Renee Kiviat became Binghamton’s ninth player to be named to be named to an America East all-conference team. Kiviat is joined by freshmen Bri Arthur and Callon Williams who garnered America East All-Rookie honors.
“We are very proud of Renee, Callon, and Bri in earning All-Conference honors this year and for their hard-work and dedication on the field,” said head coach Stephanie Allen. “Their commitment to the game and strive for daily improvement was extremely evident this season. We are excited for them to return next year and serve in an even bigger capacity.”
Binghamton also placed a pair of student-athlete on the All-Academic team in senior Erica Foley and junior Alex Fisher. Foley and Fisher are the fourth and fifth Bearcats to be named to the America East All-Academic team.
“To compete hard both on the field and in the classroom is a challenging feat for a Division I student-athlete,” Allen continued “Erica and Alex have learned to balance both, and not only that, be highly successful. We are very proud of them for their commitment to excellence… they are very deserving of this recognition.”
Kiviat started all 16 games for the Bearcats as a midfielder. The junior finished second on the team in goals (21), tied for first in draw controls (30) and third in ground balls (24) and caused turnovers (11). The Jericho, N.Y. native was netted three hat-tricks in Binghamton’s last four games.
Arthur started all 16 games for the Bearcats attack in her first season at Binghamton. The freshman from Watertown, N.Y. was named America East Rookie of the Week twice on her way to setting Binghamton freshman records for goals (34). Arthur scored three game-winning goals which was good for fifth in the America East and recorded six hat-tricks on the season. She finished first in the America East with 14 free position goals.
Williams made 14 appearances and started 12 games in her first season as a Bearcat. Williams lead the Bearcats with 14 caused turnovers and finished second on the team with 27 ground balls. The Ontario, Canada native finished the season with 16 goals which ranked fourth on the team.
Fisher an integrated neuro molecular track major wrapped up the semester with a 3.46 GPA. The Brockport, N.Y. native started all 16 games and finished the season tied for first in draw controls (30). Fisher also had four games where she notched at least three points.
Foley finished the semester with a 3.62 GPA as an economics major. She started all 16 games for Binghamton. She picked up 11 ground balls and caused eight turnovers from the Binghamton’s back line in her final season as a Bearcat.
Binghamton finished the season with a program record seven wins. The Bearcats wrapped up their season picking up a win against America East rival UMBC giving them a 1-4 conference record, finishing the year 7-9 overall.