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Rachel Minarovich was one of seven Gaels to earn MPSF All-Academic honors.
Rachel Minarovich was one of seven Gaels to earn MPSF All-Academic honors.
LAX | Gaels Land Seven On MPSF All-Academic Squad
Release: Tuesday 05/23/2014 
by SMC Athletics
WOODLAND, Calif. – The Saint Mary’s lacrosse team had seven student-athletes honored as 2014 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation All-Academic selections, announced by the MPSF office on Friday. 

The Gaels were represented by Jaclyn Biggers, Anna Turpit, Rachel Minarovich, Rachel Sunday, Megan Armes, Krista Morgan and Morgan Dorsey.

Student-athletes must have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average, must be at least a sophomore academically, must have completed one full academic year at the institution and must have competed in at least fifth percent of the team’s competitions.

Biggers (3.566 GPA) finished third on the Gaels with 33 points including 24 goals and nine assists.  She also finished second on the team with 42 draw controls.

Turpit (3.491) started all 14 games for SMC with 10 goals and 11 assists for 21 points.  She finished second on the team in assists and 13 of her 14 shots were on goal.

Minarovich (3.254) earned All-MPSF honorable mention honors and finished her career as the MPSF draw control all-time leader and SMC leader.  She had 81 draw controls in 2014, a Saint Mary’s and MPSF single-season record.  She also tied for the team lead with 28 goals and added seven assists.

Sunday (3.193) was one of SMC’s top defenders, appearing in all 14 games.  She played 604 total minutes and had 15 ground balls and 12 caused turnovers.

Armes (3.170) was named All-MPSF First-Team after starting all 14 games.  She finished with 32 ground balls, 22 draw controls and 21 caused turnovers.  The all-around junior also finished with five goals and two assists.

Morgan (3.098) finished the year as the SMC points leader with 21 goals and a team-high 21 assists.  She also added 18 ground balls and 15 draw controls.

Dorsey (3.051) appeared in 12 games making one start.  She played 266 minutes with seven ground balls and seven caused turnovers.