Mann and Mulford Regional All-Americans
May 26, 2006
Duquesne University senior women's lacrosse players Krista Mann (Wooster, Ohio) and Kelly Mulford (Lutherville, Md.) have been named IWLCA/US Lacrosse West-Mid West Regional All-American as announced today by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association. This marks the third-straight year a Duquesne player has been named a regional All-American.
Mulford also takes her first Regional All-America selection after leading the Dukes' attack with 50 goals and 57 points while adding seven assists, 15 ground balls and a team- and Atlantic 10-best six game-winning goals. A two-time All-Atlantic 10 pick, she ranked third in the A-10 in goals per game and was fourth in points per game. In this week's NCAA statistical report, Mulford ranks 15th in goals per game (3.13) and 39th in points per game (3.56). The 2003 A-10 Rookie of the Year ends her career first on the DU list with 15 game-winning goals, third with 152 goals, fifth with 174 points and ninth with 22 assists. She adds 74 ground balls, 38 draw controls and 27 caused turnovers over her four years as well. Her 50 goals this season ranks sixth on the DU single-season list while her 57 points stands ninth. Mulford was ranked nationally throughout the season in goals and points per game.
Duquesne, under first year Head Coach Mike Scerbo, ended the 2006 season 11-5 overall, 4-3 in the Atlantic 10 tying them for fourth place with Massachusetts in the Conference standings. The Dukes lost the tie-breaker with UMass for the fourth and final berth in the Atlantic 10 Championship. Duquesne posted notable wins over #18 St. Bonaventure and Temple who tied for second in the A-10 standings. The Dukes posted a five-game winning streak mid-way through the season and boasted a 6-2 home record.