PAWTUCKET, R.I. - The Keene State women's lacrosse team had three student-athletes named to the All-Little East Conference (LEC) First Team on Tuesday afternoon. Junior attacker Chelsea Lewis, senior midfielder Tori Weinstock and senior defender Tara Kilderry earned the honor after impressive performances throughout the 2018 season.
From Londonderry, N.H., Lewis garnered First Team recognition for the first time in her career, after being named to the Second Team during her first season with the Owls. An essential part of the Keene State offensive line, the junior attacker led the team in points and goals with 79 and 57, respectively, while ranking second on the team in assists with 22. In the LEC, Lewis finished tied for first in goals scored and ranked fifth in points. Starting in every game this season, Lewis connected on 15-of-22 free position chances and registered 19 ground balls, 18 caused turnovers and seven draw controls.
Weinstock was named to the First Team for the first time in her career after earning Second Team All-LEC honors in 2017, A dominant force on all ends of the field, Weinstock started in every game this season and led the team in draw controls with 90 for a Keene State single season record, while ranking second in the LEC. The senior midfieler from Brookfield, Conn. went 11-for-14 in free position opportunities and also finished second on the team in caused turnovers with 25, third on the team in goals with 35, fourth in ground balls with 34, and tied for sixth in assists with eight. Weinstock finishes her career ranked third all-time in draw controls with 170, tied for sixth in caused turnovers with 78 and third in free-position goals with 25.
Kilderry earns her second First Team recognition and third All-LEC award of her career. From Glen Head, N.Y., the senior defender was a key part of the Owls' defense, racking up a team-high 41 caused turnovers, second all-time for Keene State in a single season, and picking up 53 ground balls. Kilderry led the LEC in caused turnovers and tied for seventh in ground balls. Kilderry finishes her career ranked first all-time in career caused turnovers for Keene State with 130 and fourth in ground balls with 186, while holding the single season record for caused turnovers with 45.