April 11, 2013

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Final Additions Named to Tewaaraton Award Watch Lists

from press release | Related: Original Lists | First Round of Additions

Duke sophomore Kerrin Maurer has 46 points in 11 games for the Blue Devils. She was among 11 players added to the 2013 Tewaaraton Award Watch Lists.
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WASHINGTON — The Tewaaraton Foundation has announced the second of two rounds of additions to the Tewaaraton Award Watch Lists, presented by Panama Jack. Two men and nine women have been added to the watch lists, from which the 13th annual Tewaaraton Award winners will be selected and honored May 30, 2013, at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.

The players added to the Tewaaraton Award watch lists, with college affiliation and early-season statistics included, are:

Men's

Jeff Lowman, St. John's – Sr., G (7-2 record, .575 save percentage in 10 games)
Anthony Santomo, Penn – Sr., D (2G, 18 ground balls in nine games)

Women's

Nikki Boltja, Louisville – Jr., M (42G, 9A in 12 games)
Ellen Halle, Middlebury – Soph., A (33G, 19A in 10 games)
Kacie Johnson, Columbia – Sr., A (38G, 10A, 25 ground balls in 11 games)
Kerrin Maurer, Duke – Soph., A (25G, 21A in 12 games)
Maggie McCormick, Penn State – Soph., A (26G, 20G in 11 games)
Erin McMunn, Princeton – Soph., A (26G, 19A in 10 games)
Rachel Ozer, Stanford – Jr., A (28G, 12A in 10 games)
Jill Remenapp, Denver – Soph., A (25G, 49A in 14 games)
Mikaela Rix, Boston College – Soph., M (32G, 3A, 21 ground balls, 39 draw controls in 12 games)

The Tewaaraton Award men's and women's watch lists, which include 2012 Tewaaraton winners Peter Baum (Colgate) and Katie Schwarzmann (Maryland), were first announced Feb. 22 and the first round of additions was announced March 14. Both lists will be narrowed to a leading group of 25 Tewaaraton Award nominees that will be announced at a special event on the evening of April 26 at The University Club of Washington, DC. The five men's and five women's finalists will be announced May 9, and will all be invited to the Tewaaraton Award Ceremony.

"The men's and women's selection committees continue to work diligently throughout the season to identify the top lacrosse players in the nation," said Jeff Harvey, chairman of the Tewaaraton Foundation. "We are proud to recognize these deserving watch list additions and look forward to naming this year's nominees later this month."

Following this second round of watch lists additions, The Tewaaraton Foundation will announce the 25 men's and women's Tewaaraton Award nominees at a special cocktail reception held in conjunction with the U.S. Women's National Team and coach Ricky Fried. The reception will take place Friday, April 26, at The University Club of Washington, DC, and is jointly hosted by The Tewaaraton Foundation and the US Lacrosse Foundation. Information on attending this special event is available at www.tewaaraton.com.

To view the full Tewaaraton Award Watch Lists or for information on attending the May 30 Tewaaraton Award Ceremony, visit www.tewaaraton.com. Like and follow The Tewaaraton Foundation at www.facebook.com/tewaaraton and www.twitter.com/tewaaraton.

About The Tewaaraton Foundation
First presented in 2001, the Tewaaraton Award is recognized as the pre-eminent lacrosse award, annually honoring the top male and female college lacrosse players in the United States. Endorsed by the Mohawk Nation Council of Elders and U.S. Lacrosse, the Tewaaraton Award symbolizes lacrosse's centuries-old roots in Native American heritage. The Tewaaraton Foundation ensures the integrity and advances the mission of this award. Each year, the Tewaaraton Award celebrates one of the six tribal nations of the Iroquois Confederacy – the Mohawk, Cayuga, Oneida, Onondaga, Seneca and Tuscarora – and presents two scholarships to students of Native American descent. To learn more about The Tewaaraton Foundation, please visit www.tewaaraton.com.

About Panama Jack
Panama Jack is an international company that has built a powerful brand and loyal following with product offerings synonymous with a carefree lifestyle. Its offerings include suncare products, eyewear, apparel, headwear, footwear, beach accessories and skateboards. The brand is expanding through product launches that bring its relaxed lifestyle into people's daily lives. Introduced in 2010 and 2011, Panama Jack Beach Cruisers and the Panama Jack Home and Outdoor Collections provide consumers with even more freedom to enjoy what's most meaningful to them and their families. In addition, 2011 marked the opening of the first of several Panama Jack retail stores at top travel destinations. Founded in 1974, Panama Jack is based in Orlando, FL. To learn more, please visit www.panamajack.com.


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