Converse Lacrosse Player is Top Scorer in Nation
The NCAA has announced that Converse College freshman midfielder Bridget Dullea led the nation in goals per game for the 2010 season.
Dullea averaged an institution-record 4.29 goals per game while starting in all 17 games for the Valkyries in 2010. She is the first student-athlete in Converse College history to finish the season leading the NCAA in a statistical category.
The Peabody, Mass. native has garnered a long list of accolades in her short time at Converse College; being named Conference Carolinas Rookie of the Year, First-Team All-Conference, and a womenslacrosse.com Division II All-Rookie team selection following this past season.
“This is a tremendous accomplishment for a program that has only completed two competitive seasons, and it reflects the hard work Bridget put in during her first year at Converse,” said Head Lacrosse Coach Julie Redman. “The best part about it is that Bridget is a rising sophomore, so we can build on this over the years to come.”
In addition, Dullea was ranked 14th for NCAA Division II in caused turnovers, while her team finished 8th in the same category.
Converse College is a member of Conference Carolinas and NCAA Division II.