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Four Selected To NEWMAC Women's Lacrosse All-Conference Squads

Four Selected To NEWMAC Women's Lacrosse All-Conference Squads Babson Park, Mass. - May 1, 2013 - Four Springfield College student-athletes were named to the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Lacrosse All-Conference teams on Tuesday. Michelle Dorsey, Ellie Getchell, and Connie Nielsen earned first-team honors, while Anne Versprille was chosen to the second team.

These four players were a major reason why the Pride is headed to the NCAA Division III Championship for the second-straight season after claiming the NEWMAC title.

Nielsen had a standout freshman season for the Pride as she posted 42 points, including 37 goals, which ranked first on the team. A very consistent player from Sayville, N.Y., she scored a goal in every game but one this season and had eight games with at least three points.

Dorsey had a breakout year at midfield for the Pride, tallying 40 points on 32 goals and eigth helpers. The Wilbraham, Mass. native made her presence felt all over the field, being credited with 26 draw controls, 28 ground balls, and 13 caused turnovers. This marks her second NEWMAC All-Conference selection, after receiving a second team selection in 2012.

In her second season with the Pride, Getchell made her impact felt in the defense. The Franklin, Mass. product started in 17 contest and recorded a team-best 31 caused turnovers and 17 ground balls.

Versprille was a rock between the pipes for the Pride in her junior season. She has totaled 137 this the season while surrendering just over eight goals per game. A Franklin, Mass. native had five games with double-digit saves, and was selected as the Most Outstanding Player in the NEWMAC Championship.

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Kristen Mullady Kristen Mullady ‘00, enters her fifth season as the head women’s lacrosse coach at Springfield College. A former standout for Springfield’s women’s lacrosse team, Mullady led Springfield to back to back NEWMAC titles in 2012 and 2013. Read more.

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