Four transfers expected to make immediate impact for Minutewomen in upcoming campaign.
Vallarelli named to first team; Murphy & Farnham earn second team honors.
Quartet part of 108 players named to pool with tryouts held on June 12-14.
Kate Farnham & Hannah Murphy earned All-Region First Team honors.
Six-goal run in the first half breaks open game for Terps as Minutewomen end season 19-2.
Highlights from the UMass women's lacrosse team's win over Jacksonville in the NCAA Tournament First Round
Highlights from UMass women's lacrosse 8-4 win over Richmond in 2015 Atlantic 10 Championship game.
Highlights from the UMass women's lacrosse team's Atlantic 10 semifinal vs. George Mason.
Highlights from the Minutewomen's 10-6 win over Richmond in the Atlantic 10 Championship game.
Photos for the NCAA Tournament Second Round game at Maryland on May 10, 2015.
The Minutewomen defeated Jacksonville 13-8 in the NCAA First Round hosted by Maryland.
Photos from UMass' win over Richmond in 2015 A-10 Championship game.
Atlantic 10 Semifinal match between UMass and George Mason
WLAX VS. GW (SENIOR DAY) Photos by Thom Kendall '93
Had a breakout season as one of the top players in the Atlantic 10 ... Earned IWLCA All-Northeast Region First Team honors and was selected as one of 108 players to tryout for the United States National Team following the season ... Named the Atlantic 10 Midfielder of the Year and was selected to the A-10 All-Conference First Team ... Also selected to the A-10 All-Tournament Team ... Was a three-time A-10 Offensive Player of the Week pick (2/23, 4/6, 4/13) ... Set the UMass single-season and the Atlantic 10 single-season record for draw controls with 113 ... That total stands tied as the 22nd-best single-season total in NCAA history ... Finished the year with 158 career draw controls which is the third most all-time in UMass program history ... Led UMass overall in goals (46), was second in points (57), fourth in groundballs (38) and fifth in caused turnovers (17) ... Ranked 8th nationally with 113 draw controls which also led the Atlantic 10 ... Ranked 2nd in the Atlantic 10 in overall goals and was third in points ... Was one of just five players nationally to have 100+ draw controls and 40+ goals ... In NCAA First Round win over Jacksonville (5/8), had three goals, two assists, 10 draw controls and a groundball ... Also in that game, helped set-up the 11th-fastest consecutive goals scored by the same team in NCAA history with assists to Holly Turner and Erika Eipp on goals separated by just 8 seconds ... In Atlantic 10 semifinal win over George Mason (5/1), had three goals, an assist, and three draw controls ... Was credited with game-winning goals in both the A-10 semifinal and A-10 Championship game vs. Richmond (5/3) - part of her team-best seven game-winning goals for the year ... Had a career-high six points in back-to-back wins over Vermont (4/8) and at Davidson (4/12) ... Netted four goals and two assists along with nine draw controls against Vermont ... Followed that with a career-high five goals, an assist and six draw controls at Davidson ... Notched four goals in four separate games during the year including at New Hampshire (2/21), vs. George Mason (3/29) and at St. Bonaventure (4/4) ... Had nine draw controls in three different games including George Mason (3/29), at St. Joseph's (4/17) and at La Salle (4/19). Posted a career-high five caused turnovers and had five groundballs and five draw controls in win over Richmond (4/24) ... Posted a career high seven groundballs in loss at No. 20 Albany (3/19).
As a freshman in 2014: Game-By-Game Statistics
Before UMass: Played midfield for Duxbury High School and was coached by Kelly Jurgens ... Senior year was team captain, team MVP, four time league all-star, Boston Globe's Will Mcdonough best girl athlete in the state for the MIAA, and first team All-American ... Holds high school record of second most total career points at 312 ... Career stats include 222 goals, and 90 assists ... Brother, Ben Murphy, plays ice hockey at Bowling Green State University and father was an All-American ice hockey player at St. Anselm College.
Personal: Hannah Marie Murphy... Daughter of Stephan and Faith... Has two siblings, Ben and Matt... Born August 15, 1994 in Newton, Mass. ... Majoring in communication ... Brother Ben is a forward on the Bowling Green hockey team ... Father Stephan was an All-American hockey player at St. Anselm College.
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