MANCHESTER, N.H. – Sophomore Phoebe Clark (Concord, N.H.) and senior Emily Mongeau (Westborough, Mass.) of the Southern New Hampshire University women's lacrosse team were each named to the Capital One Academic All-District Women's At-Large Team, it was announced Thursday. The pair are now eligible for Capital One Academic All-America honors.
The Capital One Academic All-District and All-America teams are selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The program has expanded for 2011-12, with separate Academic All-District and All-America teams selected in Divisions I, II and III, as well as the College division for NAIA, junior college and Canadian institutions.
The Capital One Academic All-America and All-District teams consist of student-athletes in the following women's sports; bowling, crew, fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming, tennis and water polo.
Clark, a Business Administration major with a 3.93 GPA, was the third-leading scorer for Southern New Hampshire in 2012, totaling 26 goals and nine assists for 35 points. She appeared in 14 games, starting 13, and had a season-best four goals and an assist in a win against American International on April 21. In 2011 Clark was the Northeast-10 Rookie of the Year after totaling 36 goals and 10 assists in 15 contests.
Mongeau, an Elementary Education major with a 3.84 GPA, led Southern New Hampshire in scoring as well as virtually every statistical category for the second straight year in 2012. Starting all 14 games in which she appeared, Mongeau totaled 48 goals and 21 assists for 69 points while also leading Southern New Hampshire in draw controls (83), ground balls (53) and caused turnovers (32). She wrapped up her decorated SNHU career as the program's all-time leader in goals, points, draw controls, and caused turnovers. A four-time Northeast-10 All-Conference selection, including First Team honors in each of the past two seasons, Mongeau was named SNHU's Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year in 2011-12.