Feb. 20, 2007

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State women’s lacrosse Kristen Gilwee (So., Hunt Valley, Md.) has been selected to the 2007 American Lacrosse Conference Preseason All-Conference Team by a vote of the league’s five head coaches. Gilwee played in 13 games as a freshman, starting 11. She had a 4-7 record averaging a 10.94 goals against average and a .526 saves percentage. She was named to the 2006 second team ALC All-Conference Team.

Ohio State was picked to finished fifth in the Conference by a vote of the coaches. Two-time defending NCAA champion Northwestern was picked to win their third ALC title in a row.

The Buckeyes open the 2007 season when they play at Robert Morris Friday at 3:30 p.m.

ALC Projected Order of Finish 1. Northwestern 2. Johns Hopkins 3. Penn State 4. Vanderbilt 5. Ohio State

ALC Preseason All-Conference Team Sasha Cielak, Vanderbilt Renee Cipro, Penn State Margie Curran, Vanderbilt Lindsey Finocchario, Northwestern Meredith Frank, Northwestern Sarah Gallion, Johns Hopkins Kristen Gilwee, Ohio State Aly Josephs, Northwestern Mary Key, Johns Hopkins Kristen Kjellman, Northwestern Jessi Lieb, Penn State Kadie Stamper, Johns Hopkins Lauren Schwarzmann, Johns Hopkins