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Kelleher and Urtz Tabbed NFHCA Division III Senior All-Stars

Jill Urtz and Jane Kelleher Springfield, Mass. - November 6, 2008 - Springfield College senior co-captains Jill Urtz and Jane Kelleher were recently selected as 2008 NFHCA Division III Senior All-Stars.

By being selected, the duo earns the right to play in the 2008 NFHCA Division III Senior All-Star Game. The game will take place on Sunday, November 23, 2008 at Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pa. Game time is 9:30 a.m.

Urtz and Kelleher have been instrumental in the Pride's season thus far, as each has made a serious impact on their end of the field. Urtz has anchored the Pride's defense throughout the season and has added two goals in 16 games this season for Springfield.

Kelleher has had another standout season for the Pride on the offensive side of the ball as she has netted a team-best 14 goals, including five-game winning tallies.

The pair look to lead the Pride to it's fifth-straight New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) title this weekend. Springfield and WPI will square off in the semifinals at 11:00 am Saturday on Brock-Affleck Field.

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