Rooney, Tobias Named to Conference Carolinas Women's Lacrosse All-Academic Team

HIGH POINT, N.C. --- Lees-McRae seniors Katelin Rooney and Kathryn Tobias have been named to the Conference Carolinas Women’s Lacrosse All-Academic team, the conference announced Friday morning.

The 2014 Conference Carolinas Lacrosse Academic All-Conference representatives have been awarded to the following junior and senior student-athletes with a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale in all work completed at their member institution that have played in a conference sponsored sport. The GPA is calculated based on the student-athletes cumulative average through the previous semester and each student-athlete must have attended their member institution for at least one academic year.

Rooney (Naples, Fla.) is graduating next month with a sports science major and a minor in psychology. The senior not only excels in the classroom, but on the field as well while she leads the team with 31 goals and has played in all 12 of LMC’s games. She leads the squad in groundballs (36) and has notched two game-winning goals.

Tobias (Abington, Md.) will graduate with a major in criminal justice with a minor in Spanish. She has appeared in 12 games this season and has forced three turnovers.

Limestone led all schools with 12 representatives while Pfeiffer placed nine student-athletes on the team. Belmont Abbey accumulated four while Erskine, Converse, Mount Olive and LMC had two.

The Bobcats conclude their season with a trip to Mount Olive Saturday at 7 p.m.

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