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Molly Fernandez scores four goals, Maggie McCormick tallies four points (1 goal, 3 assists)
Maggie McCormick and Mackenzie Cyr tally four points each
First draw set for 3 p.m. on Saturday at Penn State Lacrosse Field
Award presented to top female collegiate lacrosse player in the nation
Mackenzie Cyr and Molly Fernandez notch hat tricks
PENN STATE CAREER
2011 (Junior): Saw action in 17 contests, earning four starts...Had her best offensive season as a Nittany Lion, posting career highs in goals (9), assists (3), and points (12)...Had three multiple-goal games, netting two scores versus Albany (2/26), Bucknell (3/2), and William & Mary (3/25)...Posted a season-best three points (2 goals, 1 assist) versus William & Mary...Totaled three ground balls, one draw control, and one caused turnover.
2010 (Sophomore): Played in 13 games...Notched her first career hat trick in 17-7 win against Colgate (2/28)...Scored two goals versus Virginia (3/7)...Tallied lone assist of the season in victory over Temple (5/1)...Registered seven ground balls and one draw control.
2009 (Freshman): Saw playing time in four games...Scored two goals in rookie campaign...Tallied first career goal in 20-7 victory over Lafayette (2/18)...Upped her goal total by one with a score in win against Mount Saint Mary's (3/3).
Eight-time letter winner at Kent Place School (four in lacrosse, four in field hockey)...Ended her freshman year with 14 goals, nine assists, and 11 draw controls...Notched 43 goals, 24 assists, 22 draw controls as a sophomore, earning Second Team All-Conference...Totaled 52 goals, 16 assists, 93 draw controls and team MVP her junior year...Selected team captain her senior year...Received the Pat Conely Athletic Award in 2008...Named First-Team All Prep and First-Team all County in 2008...Led her team in winning the 2008 Union County Championships...Played for the Metro Lacrosse Club where she was named Second Team All-Galaxy.
Born Elaine Marie Welch on March 19, 1990...Parents are Kathy and David Welch...Has a younger brother named Peter...Father David wrestled for Indiana University (1974-1978)...Majoring in communications, arts & sciences.