GRANVILLE, Ohio-- Denison University senior attacker Claire Ludlow was named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association All-American third-team on Friday, May 19. This is the second consecutive year that Ludlow has been named to the IWLCA's All-American. She becomes the fifth player in program history to earn multiple All-American certificates. This also marks the 26th time a Denison player has been recognized as an All-American in women's lacrosse.
Ludlow capped off an incredible career in Granville by earning North Coast Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year honors. In 2017, she scored 45 goals and added 25 assists to lead the team in points (70). She also finished second on the team in draw controls (43). She leaves Denison ranked second in goals (177), assists (71) and points (248) and third in draw controls (165).
Supremely consistent over her four-year career, Ludlow scored 45 goals as a first-year in 2014, 48 goals as a sophomore, 39 as a junior and 45 in her senior campaign. She is a three-time All-Region honoree and was the NCAC Newcomer of the Year in 2014. Ludlow is a four-time All-NCAC pick, receiving honorable mention in 2014, second-team in 2015 and first-team accolades in 2016 and 2017.
Denison finished the 2017 season with a 15-4 record. They won the NCAC regular season and tournament championships to advance to the NCAA Tournament for the fourth-straight year. The Big Red was awarded a home game in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1994. In four seasons under head coach Amanda Daniels, Denison has gone 52-22 (.703) with four conference tournament championships.