WASHINGTON, DC, April 2 – The Tewaaraton Foundation has announced additions to the 2021 Tewaaraton Award Men’s and Women’s Watch Lists.
The initial 2021 Watch Lists that were announced on March 11 included the top players across all three divisions of NCAA lacrosse to highlight the early contenders for this year’s Tewaaraton Award. These April additions represent players from 13 men’s programs and nine women’s programs.
The Tewaaraton Award annually honors the top male and female college lacrosse player in the United States. The selection committees are made up of premier collegiate coaches and are appointed annually by The Tewaaraton Foundation.
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The men’s and women’s watch list additions, with school, year and position noted:
Men’s Watch List Additions
Will Bowen, North Carolina – Jr., Defense
Jack Dolan, Jacksonville – RS Jr., Midfield
Cross Ferrara, Salisbury – Sr., Attack
Nick Grill, Maryland – Sr., Defense
TD Ierlan, Denver – Grad. Student, Face Off
Ryan Lanchbury, Richmond – Sr., Attack
Will Mark, LIU – Soph., Goalie
Thomas McConvey, Vermont – Jr., Midfield
Michael McCormick, Vermont – Grad. Student, Attack
Dylan Pallonetti, Stony Brook – RS Fr., Attack
Jakob Patterson, UAlbany – Grad. Student, Attack
Stephen Rehfuss, Syracuse – RS Sr., Attack
Mike Robinson, Delaware – Soph., Attack
Zac Tucci, North Carolina – Jr., Face Off
Cory VanGinhoven, Stony Brook – Grad. Student, Attack
Women’s Watch List Additions
Meghan Ball, Rutgers – Soph., Defense
Sami Chenoweth, Towson – Grad. Student, Defense
Katie Detwiler, Loyola Maryland – Jr., Defense
Callie Humphrey, Duke – Grad. Student, Defense
Hannah Leubecker, Maryland – Soph., Attack
Samantha Lynch, Notre Dame – Grad. Student, Attack
Jenn Medjid, Boston College – Jr., Attack
Ally Palermo, Northwestern – Sr., Defense
Sam Swart, Syracuse – Sr., Midfield
The field for the 2021 Tewaaraton Award will be narrowed to 25 men’s and 25 women’s nominees on April 23. Nominees can be players from the watch list or not from the watch list, effectively allowing for another round of additions.
Five men’s and five women’s finalists will be announced in early May. The Tewaaraton Award recipients will be chosen after the conclusion of the collegiate lacrosse season.
About The Tewaaraton Foundation
Founded at the University Club of Washington, DC and first presented in 2001, the Tewaaraton Award is recognized as the preeminent lacrosse award, annually honoring the top male and female college lacrosse player in the United States. Endorsed by the Mohawk Nation Council of Elders and U.S. Lacrosse, the Tewaaraton Award symbolizes lacrosse’s centuries-old roots in Native American heritage. The Tewaaraton Foundation ensures the integrity and advances the mission of this award. Each year, the Tewaaraton Award celebrates one of the six tribal nations of the Iroquois Confederacy – the Mohawk, Cayuga, Oneida, Onondaga, Seneca and Tuscarora – and presents two scholarships to students of Native American descent. To learn more about The Tewaaraton Foundation, please visit www.tewaaraton.com.