2012 All-Patriot League Team and Major Awards Announced

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - Navy head coach Cindy Timchal, junior attacker Jasmine DePompeo (Sayville, N.Y.) and freshman attacker Loren Generi (Bayport, N.Y.) were named Patriot League Women's Lacrosse Major Award winners on Tuesday, the league office announced.

Timchal was voted Patriot League Coach of the Year, DePompeo repeated as the Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year and Generi was named the Patriot League Rookie of the Year. Navy, the regular season champion, received a league-high six selections to the league's two all-conference teams.

DePompeo was named to the All-Patriot League First Team and was joined by senior team captain and defender Kierstin King (Upperco, Md.) and junior midfielder Kathy Young (Berwyn, Pa.).

Generi was named to the All-Patriot League Second Team along with senior defender Dominique Wright (Washington, D.C.) and freshman midfielder Jess Fellows (Vienna, Va.).

DePompeo earns a second straight Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year award and a second straight selection to the all-league first team. DePompeo leads the Patriot League and ranks ninth in the nation with 75 points. She leads the league and is eighth in the nation with 41 assists. She also leads the Patriot League with 4.41 points per game and 2.41 assists per game and was a two-time Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week this season.

Navy's first two-time major award winner, DePompeo had seven five-point games this season, highlighted by a nine-point effort in Navy's win over Holy Cross on five goals and four assists. DePompeo is a 2012 Tewaaraton Award Watch List honoree and was the Patriot League's Preseason Offensive Player of the Year.

The junior is the sixth player in league history to earn multiple offensive player of the year awards and the first since 2007. Including Erin Rawlick's 2010 honor, Navy has won three straight offensive player of the year awards.

King earns all-league first-team honors for the second straight year and was also an all-league second-team honoree in 2010. King is now the third Midshipman to earn at least three career all-league accolades (Katrina Nietsch - 4; Rawlick - 3).

King leads Navy with 33 ground balls and 17 caused turnovers. She is the 'quarterback' of a Navy defense that ranks fifth in the nation with a 7.88 goals-against average and the team has held 12 opponents to eight goals or fewer this season.

King is Navy's career leader in ground balls (150) and is tied for the all-time lead in career games started (68). King was named the league's defensive player of the week on March 19 and she also tallied four points this season on one goal and three assists.

Young was named to the all-league first team in 2012 after earning second-team honors as a sophomore last season. Young ranks second on the team and is 21st in the nation with 47 goals and is averaging 2.76 goals per game. She ranks second on the team and fourth in the Patriot League with 3.76 draw controls per game and leads the league with 6.76 shots per game.

Young has 51 points (3.00 per game), 25 ground balls and 13 caused turnovers. She notched a team-best 10 hat tricks this season and poured in five goals in Navy's win over Lafayette. Her 47 goals this season are a career high.

Generi leads Navy with 50 goals and 99 draw controls. Generi is ranked second in the nation in total draw controls, is third in the nation in draw controls per game (5.82) and is 14th in total goals. Generi's 99 draw controls are tied for the eight-most in a single season in NCAA history.

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