April 27, 2016

Lacrosse’s Morissette and Daley earn All-Conference honors

By Dalton Ray–

Seniors Kaylin Morissette and Cortnee Daley have been selected to the 2016 All-ACC Women’s Lacrosse Team. Morissette was awarded with first team honors and Daley was named to the second team. The league’s head coaches voted on team members.

The midfield duo have combined for 71 goals, 27 assists, 61 groundballs and seven game winners so far this season. Morissette is third on the team with 34 goals and second with 17 assists, Daley is second in goals with 37 and third in assists with 10. The pair are work horses for Kellie Young’s team.

Morissette has been one of the most dominant players in the country at draw controls. She is second in the nation with 143 and holds the school record with 561. The Ontario native also has seven hat tricks on the season. Over her four year career she has 164 goals. This is the second straight year Morissette has been named to All-ACC first team.

Daley has been one of the most consistent players on the 2016 team. She’s the only player to score in every game this season and her 18 caused turnovers leads the team. Her .416 shooting-percentage is second on the team for a player with at least 20 attempts.Daley has tallied eight hat tricks this year and has scored 151 career goals.

The postseason begins as the team faces off against three-seed Notre Dame Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Round two will take place on Friday with the championship on Sunday. All games are played in Blacksburg, Virginia on Virginia Tech’s campus.

Photo by Wade Morgen / The Louisville Cardinal

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