Lesley Buckingham to Play in North-South Senior All-Star Game

For immediate release - 5/22/2012 - #414
Lesley Buckingham to Play in North-South Senior All-Star Game

LYNCHBURG, VA – Senior attack Lesley Buckingham was recently selected to play in the 2012 IWLCA/Under Armor North-South Senior All-Star Game. The game will be held at the United Sports Training Center on Saturday, June 26 in Downingtown, PA.

Buckingham recently earned All-Chesapeake Region and All-ODAC first-team accolades. She broke the school career records for points (262) and goals (200) during the year, and also set the single-season top marks in these two categories, with 96 points and 69 goals. She ranked 31st in NCAA Division III points and 32nd in points-per game.

"Lesley was one of our team's strongest players and she has had a tremendous career," said head coach Bruce Reid. "Now having the having the opportunity to play in the North-South game is great honor. We look forward to seeing her play with the best players in DIII women's lacrosse."

The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association and Under Armour jointly sponsor this event, which showcases the nation's top seniors. The schedule for the day is as follows:

                  Division I game: Noon

                  Division II game: 1 p.m.

                  Division III game: 2 p.m.