May 28, 2009
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (May 28, 2009) - Sacred Heart women's lacrosse standout Mary Montesarchio (Cortlandt Manor, NY) has been chosen to join her teammate Amanda Williams (Monroe, CT) for the 2009 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association / Under Armour North-South Senior All-Star Game on Saturday, June 13th. The duo will be suiting up of the North team.
Montesarchio just put the finishing touches on a stellar career at Sacred Heart, helping lead the Pioneers to back-to-back Northeast Conference Championships in 2008 and 2009. She leaves the program as its all-time leader in assists with 91. She is SHU's all-time leading scorer on the Division I level and third on the all-time list with 192 career points. She also holds the SHU school record for assists in a season (38 - 2008) and in a game (7 - 2008).
Montesarchio was named the 2009 NEC Tournament MVP after leading her team to their second-straight league title. She was named an All-NEC performer in each of her four seasons in the red and white, earning first team honors her sophomore through senior seasons.
The 2009 IWLCA Under Armour North-South All-Star game will feature the nation's top-seniors on the Division I, II and III levels. The Division I All-Star game is scheduled for 12:00 pm followed by the Division II game at 1 pm and the Division III game at 2:00 pm. All three games will be played at the United Sports Training Center in Downington, Pennsylvania.