Senior Kat Fearey & First Year Claire Fitzpatrick Earn All-NESCAC Honors

Senior Kat Fearey & First Year Claire Fitzpatrick Earn All-NESCAC Honors

WILLIAMSTOWN, MA – Two members of first year head coach Alice Lee's Williams women's lacrosse team have been accorded Second Team All-NESCAC honors in a vote by the conference coaches.

Senior defender Kat Fearey (Duxbury, Mass.) and first year midfielder Claire Fitzpatrick (Longmeadow, Mass.) have been recognized for their play this spring.

Fearey, a captain, was called on to take on a lot of responsibilities this year as a four-year member of the squad. Fearey started all 15 games this season and she tallied four goals and one assist, while also leading the team in ground balls (40) and caused turnovers (33). She was fourth on the team in draw controls (22). 

"Kat has been a tremendous leader in our defensive end and all across the field," noted Lee. "She has been asked to take on different roles this year and she has done so seamlessly. She has kick started many of our fast-breaks and is one of the reasons why we were so potent coming out of our defensive end." 

In her career Fearey played in 55 games, starting in 45. She collected 117 ground balls, caused 71 turnovers and collected 53 draw controls. She also scored five goals and assisted on one for six points.

Fitzpatrick made an impression from day one at Williams, starting all fifteen games in her initial season. She led the Ephs with 16 assists and 44 draw controls. In addition she was second in points with 38 and third in both goals scored (22) and ground balls (29). 

"Claire has worked incredibly hard throughout the year and is someone who constantly pushes herself and her teammates," stated Lee. "Her effort is consistent whether it's game days or practices. Claire's competitive fire can be felt in everything that she does."