November 19, 2012

Synapse Sports names Wright to All-Rookie Squad

WASHINGTON – Freshman Hayley Wright has been named to the Synapse Sports All-Rookie Squad, it was announced on Monday.  The Landmark Conference Rookie of the Year and a Second Team All-Conference selection, Wright led CUA with 14 goals this season.

Wright ranked second for the Cardinals with 34 points in 2012.  The first year standout started all 20 games and scored a season-high two goals twice, while handing out two assists once.

Wright netted three game-winning goals on the year, including in the season opener against Washington College, and she finished the season ranked fourth in the conference in goals and fifth in points.

Wright is CUA’s second straight Landmark Conference Rookie of the Year, after Colleen Harwood earned the honor in 2011.

Wright and the Cardinals won their second straight Landmark Conference championship this past season, and appeared in their second straight NCAA Tournament.  CUA has now won a championship in each of the last three years, including the 2010 ECAC championship, along with the last two Landmark Conference crowns.

To see the entire list of Synapse Sports honorees, click here.

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