NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – University of Massachusetts Dartmouth senior Taylor Corsano (Bourne, Mass.) and sophomore Colleen Kane (Arlington, Mass.) were All-Little East Conference, second team selections for the 2014 women's lacrosse season.
This marks the second time Kane has been an all-conference team member. Last season, the Arlington, Mass. native was selected to the first-team and was named the Little East Rookie of the Year. She led the conference in goals (63), points per game (5.31) and ground balls per game (3.31).
In 2014, the sophomore attackmen continued her stellar play as she ranked among the conference elite in goals per game (1st, 3.25), free-position goals (2nd, 0.94) and points per game (3rd, 4.06). Kane led UMass Dartmouth in goals (52), assists (13), points (65), and free-position goals (15), while ranking second in draw controls with 47.
As a sophomore, Kane surpassed the 100 career goal mark when she logged five scores in a 15-10 win over Fitchburg State on April 10. She matched her career-high in goals for an individual game on March 6, when the attackmen found the back of the net nine times versus Mount Ida. Against Worcester State, Kane distributed a season-high three assists and beat the goalie for three scores. The sophomore put together her best all-round performance when she registered a pair of goals, an assist, five ground balls, five draw controls and caused five turnovers in a win over Salem State.
Corsano is a two-time all-conference selectee and she sat amongst the top of the conference in draw controls per game (2nd, 4.93), goals (3rd, 44) and points per game (5th, 3.86) for the 2014 season. On the year, the senior captain led the Corsairs in draw controls (69) and ranked second in goals (44), assists (10), points (54) and free-position goals (4).
On March 25, the midfielder matched her career-high in points for an individual game when she scored eight goals and distributed a helper against Worcester State. She registered six points versus Smith College on March 1 and against Rhode Island College March 23. Corsano set a new career-high in draw controls for an individual game when she won 11 restarts on April 19.
Corsano finishes her career second all-time in UMass Dartmouth history in points (242) and goals (168). She started in all 64 contests she participated in over her four years and compiled163 draw controls, 74 assists and 103 ground balls.
The Corsairs finished the 2014 season with an overall record of 4-12 and went 0-6 in conference play.