Middlebury College women's lacrosse player Evie Keating (Hanover, N.H.) has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-American At-Large Second Team. Keating is just the 10th student-athlete in school history and the third this academic year to achieve the accolade. She joins Adam Glaser from the men's soccer team and Matt St. Amour from men's basketball. The junior helped the sixth-ranked Panthers to a 16-5 record and a spot in the NCAA Quarterfinals. She is a biology major at Middlebury, currently boasting a 3.84 grade point average.
This season, she was a key component of a Middlebury squad that led the NESCAC in team defense at 6.89 goals allowed per game. The defender paced the team and ranked second in the conference with 44 ground balls and added 26 caused turnovers. The Panther defense only allowed double figures in goals four times in 21 contests this spring.
Last spring, Keating was named the NCAA Elite 90 Award for the for the 2016 NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Championship. The Elite 90 is presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade point average participating at the finals site for each of the NCAA's championships.