All-Ivy League Teams and Player Awards for the 2012 Season

Princeton represented in all areas of the field on the first team. Junior attacker Jaci Gassaway, senior midfielder Cassie Pyle and senior defender Lindsey deButts were all named first-team All-Ivy League with Pyle and deButts being unanimous selections.

Junior defender Caroline Rehfuss, freshman midfielder Erin Slifer and McMunn earned Honorable Mention.

McMunn finished second on the team in scoring with 18 goals and 30 assists for 48 points. She finished her rookie campaign as the second-highest scoring freshman in school history and had the most assists by a freshman in Princeton history. Midway through the season McMunn set a program record for assists in a game when she assisted on six goals in a win at Temple. McMunn had a 10-game scoring streak tallying at least two points in each game.

Gassaway earns her second consecutive first-team honors. She led the offense with 38 goals and 16 assists for 54 points, starting in all 15 games. Gassaway scored in 13 of 15 games and had two seven-point games this season, in addition to a career-best six goals in a win at Brown. Against No. 10 Penn, Gassaway collected her 100th career point and she currently has 109 with her senior year ahead.

A member of the Tewaaraton Watch List, Pyle earns first-team honors for the first time, after being named second-team as a junior. She started in all 15 games and scored in 13 of those games. She tied Gassaway with the most goals on the team with 38. Pyle added eight assists for 46 points to finish third on the team. This season she matched her career best of five goals in a game in a win over Columbia and had a second five-point game at Brown. Pyle finishes her career with 108 goals, 39 assists, 80 ground balls, 46 draw controls and 40 caused turnovers.

deButts finds her named on the first-team list for the third time in her career. A Tewaaraton Watch List member and a preseason All-America, deButts started in all 15 games on defense. She led the team in draw controls with 22, was second in ground balls with 34 and had 14 draw controls. deButts concludes her career ranking ninth in career caused turnovers with 92, 10th in career draw controls with 99 and totaled 132 ground balls.

Slifer started in all 15 games as a freshman, taking the majority of draws for Princeton. She finished with 35 draw controls, the second most on the team. Slifer had 10 goals and seven assists for 17 points, the second most points for the Class of 2015. Slifer had two three-point games, against No. 8 Dartmouth and Columbia.

Co-captain of the Tigers, Rehfuss earns her first all-league honor. She started in 14 games, missing just one due to an injury. Rehfuss scored against No. 8 Penn State and tallied three assists this season. In addition she had 11 caused turnovers, 15 ground balls and five draw controls.

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. Senior attacker Caroline Crow (Davidsonville, Md.), Yale captain, was honored by the Ivy League on Tuesday as the league announced its annual awards. Crow was named honorable mention All-Ivy League.

This is the first All-Ivy recognition for Crow, who enjoyed the best season of her career. As the lone senior on Yale's attack, she led the team in goals (35), assists (14) and points (49) this year -- all more than double her previous single-season highs. She had 17 of those goals in Ivy League games, tying for sixth in the conference. That included five goals against both Columbia and Brown and three against Princeton. She had at least one goal in every league game.

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