GRAND LAKE, Colo. - Catholic University women's lacrosse seniors Erin Dugan and Jess Lyons were both named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-American Third Team on Monday, marking the fifth-straight year that the Cardinals have had at least one All-America selection.
A total of 57 student-athletes were named to one of the 2019 Division III All-American teams.
Dugan earned her second-straight selection after being named to the second team a year ago. She is the fourth Cardinal to earn multiple All-America honors, joining Kate Robinson, Mary Swarthout and Becky Borrell, and first since 2011.
Dugan was a four-time All-Landmark Conference and three-time IWLCA All-Chesapeake Region selection. She was one of six players to start all 22 games this season and finished third on the team with 38 ground balls and 68 draw controls. She also totaled 12 caused turnovers. The 2019 Landmark Conference Women's Lacrosse Senior Scholar Athlete, she finished her career with 148 ground balls, 237 draw controls and 77 caused turnovers in 84 games while making 82 starts.
Lyons is the 11th different player to earn IWLCA All-America honors for Catholic and sixth in the last five years. A three-time All-Landmark Conference and two-time IWLCA All-Chesapeake Region selection, she started all 22 games this season and led the team with 56 goals, 66 points, 83 draw controls and 33 caused turnovers while ranking second with 48 ground balls. She finished her career with 131 goals, 23 assists, 154 points, 135 ground balls, 194 draw controls and 79 caused turnovers in 83 games while making 60 starts.
The Cardinals have had a total of 11 players combine for 18 IWLCA All-America selections in the program's 22-year history.