BALTIMORE -- Four Ivy League teams are ranked
in the top-20 of the Inside Lacrosse (IL) preseason poll,
including three in the top-10. Moreover, four Ivy student-athletes
have been named to the publication’s preseason All-America
teams, led by Princeton senior defender Lindsay
deButts, who received first team accolades.
Penn and defending League champion Princeton came in at No. 6 and No. 7, respectively, while Dartmouth is ranked No. 9. 2011 Ivy runner-up Harvard (No. 13) rounds out the poll.
Three other Ivies joined deButts on the IL preseason All-America teams. Penn senior attacker Becky Lynch was named to the second team while Harvard junior midfielder Danielle Tetreault and Dartmouth sophomore goalkeeper Kristen Giovanniello each received third team honors. Giovanniello took home Ivy League Rookie of the Year in 2011.
Ivy League Inside Lacrosse preseason All-Americans
D - Lindsay deButts (Sr., Princeton)
A - Becky Lynch (Sr., Penn)
M - Danielle Tetreault (Jr., Harvard)
GK - Kristen Giovanniello (So., Dartmouth)