Brown women's lacrosse head coach Keely McDonald '00 has announced that rising seniors Alexa Caldwell (Middletown, DE), Tori Conway (Upper Arlington, OH), and Paris Waterman (Newark, DE) have been named captains for the 2011 season. All three have been valuable contributors since their arrival at Brown in the fall of 2007, and will look to lead the Bears both on and off the field.
Caldwell, Conway & Waterman Named 2011 Women's Lacrosse Captains
A midfielder, Caldwell has played in all 46 games over the past three seasons, starting 36. Last season, Caldwell finished fourth on the team in scoring with 20 points (18g, 2a), while leading the team with 25 draw controls. Consistently near the top of the team in ground balls, Caldwell was third this past spring with 24, and second in 2009 with 23. Caldwell has also been among the Bears' leaders in caused turnovers during each of her three seasons, ranking third in 2010 with 11 and second in 2009 with 18. She will enter her final season with 50 (42g, 8a) career points, 38 career caused turnovers, which ranks 20th all-time at Brown, and 43 career draw controls, which ranks 18th all-time at Brown.
A defender for the Bears, Conway has played in 40 games during the past three years, starting 19. A valuable member and of the defensive unit and spark to the transition, Conway tallied nine ground balls, three draw controls, and three caused turnovers in 2010. She will enter her final season with 26 ground balls, 10 draw controls, and 13 caused turnovers.
A midfielder, Waterman had a breakthrough season in 2010, earning First Team All-Ivy and First Team IWLCA North All-Region honors at the conclusion of the season. The Bears' second-leading scorer in 2010 with 39 points (33g, 6a), Waterman also led the team with 33 ground balls and 17 caused turnovers and was second with 24 draw controls. A three-year starter, Waterman has started all 45 games she has played in during the past three seasons, missing just one game, the Bears' very first game of her rookie season. She will enter her final season with 48 points (38g, 10a), 45 career caused turnovers, which ranks 14th all-time at Brown, 76 career ground balls, and 40 career draw controls.