MCNAMARA, TOSSONE NAMED VASID FIRST TEAM ALL-STATE

RICHMOND, Va. – VCU had two players named to the Virginia Sports Information Directors' All-State team for the University Division as announced on Friday.

Emily McNamara and Spencer Tossone were both named to the VaSID All-State First Team. It marks the second consecutive season that McNamara has earned the distinction while Tossone earns the honor for the first time.

McNamara was also named to the NFHCA All-South Region Second Team and the A-10 First Team after she led the A-10 this season in goals scored (21), in total points (51) and shots (127). McNamara also ranked third in the conference in assists (9). Her 21 goals and 51 total points are both VCU single-season records. McNamara also earned A-10 Player of the Week honors three times this season and ranked in the top five nationally in Division I in goals per game and points per game at the end of the regular season.

Tossone joined McNamara on the first team after leading the A-10 in assists with 12. Her 12 assists are tied for the fourth-most in a season by a Ram. Tossone ranked 18th in Division I in assists per game at .63 at the end of the regular season. For her career, she had 27 assists and placed her second all-time at VCU. In addition to her 12 assists, Tossone also scored a career-high seven goals and was second on the team with 26 points.

 

VaSID Player of the Year - Tara Vittese, M, Virginia

VaSID Rookie of the Year - Pien Dicke, F, Virginia

VaSID Coach of the Year - Michele Madison, Virginia

 

All-State First Team

F - Pien Dicke, Virginia

F - Emma MacLeod, William & Mary **

F - Emily McNamara, VCU **

F - Agueda Moroni, Liberty **

M - Hannah Hall, James Madison **

M - Erin Menges, William & Mary ***

M - Tara Vittese, Virginia ****

D - Nadine de Koning, Virginia ***

D - Spencer Tossone, VCU

D - Dominique van Slooten, Virginia **

GK - Sara Kraeutler, James Madison **

GK - Carrera Lucas, Virginia **

 

All-State Second Team

F - Cammie Lloyd, William & Mary **

F - Miranda Rigg, James Madison **

F - Leonie Verstraete, Longwood **

M - Jill Bolton, Liberty

M - Greta Ell, Virginia

M - Danielle Grega, Old Dominion

M - Estelle Hughes, William & Mary **

D - Lil-Sophie Achterwinter, Longwood **

D - Ashley Dykema, Liberty

D - Booter Ellis, William & Mary ***

D - Cassidy Goodwin, William & Mary

D - Rachel Robinson, Virginia

GK - Morgan Connor, William & Mary

 

**** - Four time all-state

*** - Three time all-state

** - Two time all-state

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