Three Blue Jays Selected to IWLCA Senior All-Star Game
BALTIMORE, MD – Johns Hopkins graduates Caroline Federico, Nevi Fernandez and Haley Schweizer have been selected to the 2017 IWLCA North-South Senior All-Star game. Hopkins is one of just three schools to have three players selected to Division I North and South teams.
Hopkins has now sent 34 players to the senior all-star game, including 23 since the program moved to Division I in 1999. The Blue Jays three selections match the program record and are the most since 2008. Federico, Fernandez and Schweizer led Hopkins to 51 wins in their career, the most wins by a Division I team in school history and fifth most all-time.
The 2017 game will be held on Tierney Field at US Lacrosse Headquarters in Sparks, MD on Saturday, June 3, 2017. The Division I game is scheduled for an 11:30 am start and is free of charge. The game will also be web-streamed live at IWLCA-tv.com.
Federico finished her career as one of the top goalies in program history. She ranks sixth all-time in career saves (399), fifth in goals against average (8.83), 12th in save percentage (.460), fourth in minutes played (3186.06) and second in games played (64). In school Division I history, Federico ranks third in saves, fourth in save percentage, fourth in goals against average, second in minutes, fourth in wins (29) and tied for first in games played. As a senior, Federico started every game and played more than 1047 minutes while posting a 10.43 goals against average and a .450 save percentage. She had four double-digit save totals, including a career-high-tying 15 saves against Georgetown.
Fernandez, a three-year starter, anchored a Blue Jay defense that ranked third in the Big Ten in scoring defense (10.42) and fourth in caused turnovers (8.22) and ground balls (16.50). She ranked second on the team in ground balls (26) while also totaling 19 draws and nine caused turnovers. Fernandez played in 72 games in her career, tied for third most in program history.
Schweizer earned Third Team IWLCA All-America honors after leading the Blue Jays in points (47) and goals (36) while ranking second in draws (35) and caused turnovers (18) this season. She scored three or more goals five times and had at least one point in 16 of the Blue Jays’ 18 games this season. The program’s all-time leader in both games played (75) and games started (75), Schweizer finished her career ranked in the top-20 in school DI history in career points (122 • 15th), points by a midfielder (4th), goals (103 • 10th), draws (95 • 9th) and caused turnovers (66 • T-8th).