Lacrosse Student-Athletes Honored
Posted: June 8, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am
George Mason lacrosse player Cara McFadden has been named to the 2000 GTE Academic All-District III Women’s University Spring At-Large Team, and senior midfielder Kinsley O’Garrow has been chosen as an honorable mention selection to the 2000 U.S. Lacrosse All-America team.
McFadden graduated in May with a 3.8 grade point average in finance. A first-team all-Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) selection, she led the Patriots in goals (32), assists (27), and total points (59). She finished her career as the school’s all-time assists leader (46), and as third in goals (72) and points (118). McFadden set the single-season record for assists this past season, and also set the single-game assists record (4). She was on the dean’s list and athletic director’s honor roll throughout her career, and was a CAA Scholar-Athlete selection.
O’Garrow recently was a third-team selection to the Brine/Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division I All-America team, and was a second-team selection to the South Region All-America team, the second straight year she received that honor. She also was selected to the All-CAA first team, and was named the CAA “Defender of the Year” this spring. She started all 16 games and ranked third this spring with 37 points, second with 16 assists, and tied for third with 21 goals. She led George Mason with 64 ground balls and 34 caused turnovers. For her career, she had 65 goals and 27 assists for 92 points in 61 games, including 58 starts. She is George Mason’s career leader with 214 ground balls and 115 caused turnovers, and she tied for third in goals and fifth in points.
George Mason finished the 2000 season with an overall record of 7-9, 4-2, and is in third place in the CAA. Ranked as high as 11th in the nation during mid-March, the Patriots were ranked 19th in the final IWLCA poll.