COLORADO SPRINGS Steph Kelly joined the most exclusive group in the history of Colorado College women’s lacrosse when she was named a second-team All-American by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association.
Kelly earned a spot on the second team for the second time after being named to the third team as a sophomore in 2016.
The St. Louis product became just the third Tiger to earn three All-America certificates, matching the total earned by Cassie Abel (2003-05) and Helen Sneath (2003-04, 2006).
Kelly, who was selected Player of the Year by the Independent Women's Lacrosse Schools for the second year in a row, led CC with 88 points and was second with 50 goals and 38 assists. She also recorded a team-leading 118 draw controls.
The senior attacker recorded at least one goal in every game, including a season-high seven in the 16-14 victory over Montclair State University on March 9.
In the final home game of her career, Kelly produced four goals and three assists during the 17-13 win over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the second round of the NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse Championship.
The Tigers finished the season with a 15-5 record, which matched the program record for victories in a single-season. Colorado College also made its third consecutive NCAA tournament appearance.
Kelly finished her remarkable career as the CC’s all-time leader with 345 points, 164 assists and 492 draw controls. She also holds the top three marks for single-season points and the top two single-season assist totals.