Colwell & Petit earn All-Conference Second Team honors

Colwell & Petit earn All-Conference Second Team honors
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Colwell & Petit earn All-Conference Second Team honors

High Point, N.C. – Conference Carolinas named two NGU players to All-Conference teams on Saturday as Monica Colwell and Candace Petit both earned Second Team nods.

The pair of second teamers are the first women’s lacrosse players to earn All-Conference honors in the program’s two-year history.

Colwell led the league and the nation in caused turnovers this season, finishing with 53 during her sophomore campaign. The Greer, South Carolina Native also led the Crusaders with 69 ground balls good enough for first in the conference, and was second on the team with 30-goals on the season.

Candace Petit was North Greenville’s draw control specialist this season, finishing with 36. She also helped the Crusaders on defense as she racked up 53 groundballs from her defensive position. Her 53 pickups ranked her fourth in the league.

The Crusaders wrapped up the season with their first trip to the Conference Carolinas playoffs, finishing with a record of 9-9 including a 4-4 mark in league play.