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Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications

McMunn Named to US Lacrosse Women's National Team

By: Princeton Athletic Communications
          Release: 06/16/2014
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PRINCETON, N.J. (6/16/14) - Rising Princeton senior Erin McMunn has been named to the US women’s national team, it was announced by US Lacrosse on Sunday, June 15.

The 38-player roster was selected after a three-day tryout of 81 players who were invited by invitation, that also including rising senior Erin Slifer. The team will train and compete in several exhibition events in preparation for the 2017 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Women’s World Cup in Surrey, England.

“It was pretty unreal to see everyone who was there, and it took a second to find my confidence I think,” McMunn said. “They are all such respected and incredibly talented players - I just felt lucky to be able to play with them. It felt a little surreal stepping on the field with these players, and it definitely was and will be a great learning experience for me.”

Friday and Saturday morning and afternoons were spent doing drill work with scrimmages at night. Sunday the players scrimmaged all day before the announcement was made.

“For the selection, they just brought everyone into a room and read off the numbers that made it. I remember being really surprised and pretty sure I misheard the woman reading the numbers. I'm just really grateful to learn from such great players and such a great coaching staff. I'm incredibly lucky and very excited for such a great opportunity.”

The team will next convene for a training weekend, August 1-3.

A two-time All-America McMunn has been on the Tewaaraton Watch List twice. The 2012 Ivy League Rookie of the Year and 2013 Ivy League Attacker of the Year has led the team in scoring the last two seasons. She scored her 100th career point as a sophomore and tallied her 100th career goal this year. McMunn ranks ninth all-time in scoring at Princeton with 174 points on 102 goals and 72 assists. She is nine assists away from becoming Princeton's all-time assist leader.

Click here for a list of Princeton national team members

Alex Aust, Maryland 2013
Danielle Etrasco, Boston University 2013 *
Stephanie Finley, James Madison 2015
Cortney Fortunato, Notre Dame 2017 +
Alyssa Leonard, Northwestern 2014
Becky Lynch, North Carolina 2012
Erin McMunn, Princeton 2015 +
Lindsey Munday, Northwestern 2006 *^
Alyssa Murray, Syracuse 2014
Courtney Swan, Virginia 2015
Kayla Treanor, Syracuse 2016 +
Michelle Tumolo, Syracuse 2013

Maggie Bill, North Carolina 2017
Sarah Bullard, Duke 2011 *^
Taylor Cummings, Maryland 2016
Emily Garrity, North Carolina 2013
Caitlyn McFadden, Maryland 2010 *^
Kelly McPartland, Maryland 2015 +
Kelly Rabil, James Madison 2007 *
Mikaela Rix, Boston College 2015 +
Katie Schwarzmann, Maryland 2013 *
Taylor Trimble, Duke 2015 +
Taryn VanThof, Loyola 2015
Katie Webster, Syracuse 2014
Laura Zimmerman, North Carolina 2012

Becca Block, Syracuse 2013
Megan Douty, Maryland 2015
Elizabeth Goslee, Marquette 2016
Katie Hertsch, Hofstra 2010
Alice Mercer, Maryland 2016
Kasey Mock, Syracuse 2014
Jen Russell, North Carolina 2010 *
Sloane Serpe, North Carolina 2014
Morgan Stephens, Virginia 2015
Courtney Waite, North Carolina 2015

Liz Hogan, Syracuse 2011
Caroline Waters, North Carolina 2017
Devon Wills, Dartmouth 2006 *^

* Member of world champion 2013 U.S. women's national team
^ Member of world champion 2009 U.S. women's national team
+ Member of world champion 2011 U.S. women's national under-19 team







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