Three Crimson Named to IWLCA All-Region Teams

Three Crimson Named to IWLCA All-Region Teams

Gleason, Baskind and Tetreault were each named IWLCA All-Region (Craig Cyr).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Three members of the Harvard women’s lacrosse team have been named to the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association  All-Northeast Region teams announced on Thursday. Ellen Gleason was selected to the first team, while Melanie Baskind and Danielle Tetreault received second team honors. Each individual is now eligible for inclusion on the IWLCA All-America teams, which will be announced on Sunday, May 27.

Gleason started all 16 games for the Crimson at defense. She collected 14 ground balls, caused four turnovers and won four draws this season. The senior co-captain has helped to turn the Harvard defense into one of the top units in the country, as the Crimson rank fourth in the NCAA having allowed just 7.81 goals per game. Out of Harvard’s 15 opponents, Gleason and her counterparts limited 11 to less than 10 goals, and held five to five or fewer. She was a unanimous All-Ivy League first team selection.

Baskind, a three-time all-region selection, made an impact on each end of the field for the Crimson this season. The senior co-captain ranked first on the team in assists (6), caused turnovers (15) and points (33), second in goals (27) and ground balls (37) and third in draw controls (22). She was named to the Ivy League All-Tournament team, All-Ivy second team and was named Ivy League Defense Player of the Week three times. She finished her career scoring at least one goal in 11 straight games.

Tetreault paced Harvard’s offense with a team-high 28 goals and converted a team-best eight free position attempts.  The junior midfielder also ranked second in assists (5) and third in ground balls (19) while winning six draw controls and causing five turnovers. Tetreault scored at least one goal in each of the Harvard’s 15 regular season contests this season and averaged 1.75 goals per game. She was a second team All-Ivy selection and was named to the all-region first team in 2011.