Birlson Named Third Team All-American

Senior Stacey Birlson awarded titles by IWLCA.

ADRIAN, Mich. - Senior Stacey Birlson has been named Third Team All-American and First Team All-Region by the IWLCA after a sensational final season for the Bulldogs. Birlson has helped lead the team into the second round of the NCAA Tournament behind a season where she recorded 37 goals and 79 assists in 19 games. She has a .552 shot percentage and .806 shot on goal percentage. Birlson has scored two game-winning goals and added 57 groundballs, 32 draw controls and 24 caused turnovers.

Senior Cassie Hoyez was selected First Team All-Region after a season where she tallied 23 goals and eight assists. Hoyez notched six free-position goals to go with 24 groundballs, 47 draw controls and 19 caused turnovers.

Junior Hannah Early was a First Team All-Region selection after setting a new career-high with 59 goals this season ranking second on the team. Early also led the team with 87 draw controls to go with 42 groundballs and 19 caused turnovers.