September 22, 2011

Women's Lacrosse Names 2012 Team Captains

WORCESTER, Mass. The Holy Cross women's lacrosse program has named senior Catherine Furman (Garden City, N.Y.), senior Kat Sutton (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) and junior Maddie Carrellas (Middletown, R.I.) as 2012 team captains.

Furman has played in 49 career games and has been a major leader on defense for the Crusaders. For her career she has 53 ground balls, 28 caused turnovers and 34 draw controls, while she also has four goals and one assist for five points. Last season as a junior, Furman earned first team All-Patriot League honors. She played in 16 games with 16 starts as she tied for fifth on the team with 17 ground balls and 10 caused turnovers. Furman also recorded 12 draw controls.

Sutton earned second team All-Patriot League accolades as a sophomore and junior. She has played in all 50 games and has 91 goals and 19 assists for 110 points. Sutton led the team last season with 35 goals and a career-best 44 points, while she was second with a career-best nine assists. She tied for the team-lead with 27 draw controls and was tied for third with a career-best 21 ground balls. Her 79 career draw controls are sixth all-time at the school. As a sophomore, she netted a career-best 36 goals. As a junior, Sutton earned Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week once, while as a freshman she was named the Rookie of the Week twice. Sutton was a member of the 2011 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Carrellas has played in all 34 games with 31 goals and seven assists for 38 career points. She also has 27 ground balls, 22 caused turnovers and 32 draw controls. Last season she tied for second on the team with a career-best 21 goals and was fourth with a career-best 23 points. As a freshman, Carrellas earned Patriot League Rookie of the Week honors once and was named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.