Women's Lacrosse Player Carla Tapia Named to GNAC All-Sportsmanship Team

Women's Lacrosse Player Carla Tapia Named to GNAC All-Sportsmanship Team

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Winthrop, Mass. –Albertus Magnus College senior women's lacrosse player Carla Tapia (Bronx, N.Y.) has been named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) All-Sportsmanship Team as announced by the league office Tuesday afternoon.

Tapia, a defender, lands on the sportsmanship squad for the third time in her collegiate career. She started and anchored the Albertus Magnus backline in all 13 games. Tapia caused eight turnovers and collected a career-high 17 ground balls. She also added three draw controls.

The Albertus Magnus College women's lacrosse team finished the 2017 season with an overall record of 4-10 and ended the year ninth in the GNAC with a 1-8 mark in league action. The four wins were a new program record for the Falcons as the team scored victories against Newbury, Daniel Webster, Bay Path and Saint Joseph's (Conn.).

Founded in 1995, the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) is an NCAA Division III association made up of 12 member institutions, 12 associate member institutions, and over 3,000 student-athletes across the New England region. Each year, the GNAC sponsors and administers 17 championships, while balancing academic integrity, athletic opportunities and community involvement.