DOVER, Del.– Wesley College's Madison Leone has been named a Second Team All-American by WomensFieldHockey.com as selected by Synapse Sports, it was announced by the website on Monday morning.
This is the first time that Leone has been named an All-American and she is the first Wolverine to earn the honor since Brooke Tadlock in 2010. A junior from Dover, Del., Leone shared Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Year honors after finishing second in the CAC with 20 goals, 47 points and five game-winning goals while ranking fifth in the conference with seven assists.
An extremely versatile midfielder who plays all over the field, Leone also recorded three defensive saves and was the only player in the conference to be ranked in the top five in goals, assists and points.
In just three seasons with the Navy & White, Leone is already third in school-history in goals (59), assists (22) and points (140). All of her totals are already among the CAC career leaders. Mary Washington senior Lisa Charney, who shared conference player of the year honors with Leone, was named the National Player of the Year by the website.
The Wolverines finished the 2012 season with a 12-10 record, which included a trip to their third-straight CAC Championship Game after defeating #2 Salisbury on the road in the conference semifinals.
Wesley also earned the top seed in the ECAC Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament.