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Three Eagles Named to All-Patriot League Women's Lacrosse Teams

By AU Athletics

Senior Leslie Fischer is from Cleveland Heights, Ohio. (photo courtesy AU Athletics)

Senior Leslie Fischer is from Cleveland Heights, Ohio. (photo courtesy AU Athletics)

Senior Leslie Fischer, Junior Amanda Makoid and Junior Alyssa Romano were each named to the All-Patriot League Women's Lacrosse Second Team, conference officials announced Tuesday. This is the first all-league selection for each.

'It is very exciting for our program to have three players recognized on the All-Patriot League teams,' Head Coach Katie Woods said. 'Leslie, Amanda and Alyssa all had strong seasons and played important roles on our team this season. I look forward to Amanda and Alyssa's continued success next season and congratulate Leslie on a great career at AU.'

Fischer led the Eagles with 31 points, scoring a career-high 27 goals and four assists. The Midfielder recorded a career-high nine caused turnovers, matched her career-high with 11 draw controls and picked up 11 ground balls. Fischer recorded 10 games with multiple points including scoring a season-high three goals against Virginia Tech, Richmond and Holy Cross.

Makoid's 30 points ranked second on the team as she scored a career-high 25 goals and tallied five assists. Makoid also led the team in draw controls with 32 for the year. The Midfielder recorded a career-high four goals against George Mason and matched her career-high with five ground balls against Holy Cross.

Romano led American in caused turnovers with a career-high 24 and ranked fifth overall in the Patriot League. The defender also scooped up 20 ground balls and won five draw controls. Romano matched her career-high with four caused turnovers against Virginia Tech and had five games with three ground balls.