Lindsey McKone ’16 is in a league of her own. The only Texan to be drafted by the new AU professional lacrosse league, McKone just finished a decorated collegiate career at Northwestern University. In her last season with the Wildcats, she received IWLCA Second Team All-American lacrosse honors in addition to First-Team All-Big Ten accolades. Her team finished the 2021 season as Big Ten Champs and NCAA semifinalists. McKone was also selected as Academic All-Big Ten along with teammates Carson Copeland ’17, and Kate Copeland ’17. All three were recognized with IWLCA Academic honors. Lindsey was also a nominee for the 2021 Tewaaraton Award.
Congratulations to Lindsey McKone ’16 of Northwestern for receiving IWLCA Second Team All-American honors in addition to First-Team All-Big Ten accolades. McKone was selected as Academic All-Big Ten along with teammates Carson Copeland ’17, and Kate Copeland ’17. Lindsey garnered distinction honors as well. The Wildcats were Big Ten Champs and made it to the NCAA semifinals this season.
The Wash U Bears Women’s Tennis team landed in the NCAA Division III team tournament with an at-large bid against host UT Dallas. The Bears were down 4-3 before Hannah Johnston ’18 won her match to set up the clincher with the Bear’s #2 singles. Sophia Huynh ’19 won her singles match to contribute to the win. Katherine Johnston ’20 also competed at #2 doubles. The Bears advanced to the round of 16 only to drop to the Pirates of Southwestern University 5-1. Hannah Johnston picked up the lone win for Wash U. Hannah Johnston and Sophia Huynh were also selected to the University Athletic Association (UAA) Spring All-Academic Team.
Congratulations to Lindsey McKone '16 for being selected as a nominee for the 2021 Tewaaraton Award. An Inside Lacrosse Women's Preseason D1 All-American for the Northwestern Wildcats, McKone ended the abbreviated 2020 season with third-team Inside Lacrosse Media All-American honors. She was also placed on the Tewaaraton Watch List the last two seasons. Northwestern, 11-0 and #2 in the Inside Lacrosse poll, will start post-season play this Friday in the Big Ten tournament semifinals. McKone was also selected as first-team All-Big Ten.