CACC Rookie of the Year: Melissa Clapsaddle

CACC Rookie of the Year: Melissa Clapsaddle

NEW HAVEN, CT-The league office made the announcement on Tuesday morning for the reporting period of the entire 2018 campaign. Warrior Women's Lacrosse is proud to claim the Rookie of the Year as their own Melissa Clapsaddle was awarded the accolade. Furthermore, the women's lacrosse program was awarded with the Sportsmanship Award. 

Freshman Melissa Clapsaddle (Jacobus, PA) was named the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference's Rookie of the Year for Women's Lacrosse. In addition to this accolade, Clapsaddle also earned a position on the All-CACC 2nd team. Her efforts for the Warriors in the 2018 season greatly contributed to Nyack's improvement as a program. 

Throughout the 2018 campaign Clapdsaddle sported 16 starts out of 16 matches. In these 16 games Clapsaddle was able to tally 44 goals and 8 assists for the Warriors, which ranked her second in points after senior Victoria Silvers. Clapdsaddle also scooped up a team high 53 ground balls and decided an incredible 150 draw controls in her favor. She finished the season being ranked second in the CACC in ground balls and draw controls. 

Congratulation Melissa!

2018 CACC WOMEN'S LACROSSE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Samantha Fernandez (Georgian Court University)

2018 CACC WOMEN'S LACROSSE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
Melissa Clapsaddle (Nyack College)

2018 CACC WOMEN'S LACROSSE DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Xena Valenzuela (Georgian Court University)

2018 CACC WOMEN'S LACROSSE COACH OF THE YEAR
Amy Rizzo (Georgian Court University)

2018 CACC WOMEN'S LACROSSE TEAM SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD
Nyack College

2018 CACC WOMEN'S LACROSSE REGULAR SEASON CHAMPION
Georgian Court University

2018 CACC WOMEN'S LACROSSE ALL-CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM
A   La'Dae Boykin (Wilmington University)
A   Samantha Fernandez (Georgian Court University)
A   Julia Galantich (Chestnut Hill College)
M   Taylor Bauerband (Georgian Court University)
M   Jenna Fox (Dominican College)
M   Lashay Ross (Wilmington)
M   Xena Valenzuela (Georgian Court University)
M   Sarah von Lange (Jefferson)
D   Chanel D'Angelo (Jefferson)
D   Rachel Lucia (Caldwell University)
D   Kaley Malampy (Chestnut Hill College)
D   Christina Ziegler (Wilmington University)
G   Amber Neumann (Georgian Court University)

2018 CACC WOMEN'S LACROSSE ALL-CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM
A   Kathryn Avanzato (Jefferson)
A   Alayna Heegan (Dominican College)
A   Arden Kassaleh (Caldwell University)
M   Erin Campbell (Jefferson)
M   Melissa Clapsaddle (Nyack)
M   Erin Eckert (Jefferson)
M   Madison Heck (Georgian Court)
M   Julia Reinert (Chestnut Hill College)
D   Caleigh Gallagher (Holy Family University)
D   Jenna Hoffman (Georgian Court University)
D   Lisa Milburn (Georgian Court University)
G   Victoria Raimondi (Jefferson)

 

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