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Monica  Lucas
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Monica Lucas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kensington, Md.

High School:
Academy of the Holy Cross

Height:
5-6

Position:
Attack

Major:
Undeclared


Career Highs:

  •  Goals: 3, two times, last Dartmouth (3/24/15)
  •  Assists: 2, three times, last St. Mary’s (4/16/16)
  •  Points: 3, two times, last Dartmouth (3/24/15)
  •  Shots: 5, Colorado (2/19/14)
  •  Ground Balls: 3, St. Mary’s (4/16/16)
  •  Draw Controls: 1, four times, last UC Davis (4/28/16)
  •  Caused Turnovers: 2, three times, last James Madison (3/5/16)

2016:

  • Played in 15 games for the Pioneers.
  • Dished out two assists and picked up three ground balls in her start against St. Mary's (4/16/16).
  • Also scored three goals, won a draw control and caused two turnovers on the season.


2015:

  • Played in 18 games, starting 12.
  • Tallied 21 points on 17 goals and four assists.
  • Had a .739 shots on goal percentage.
  • Recorded six ground balls.
  • Had a hat trick against Dartmouth (Mar. 24).
  • Registered five caused turnovers.
  • Tallied two draw controls.

2014:

  • Played in 19 games.
  • Tallied 16 points on 11 goals and five assists.
  • Had a .800 shots on goal percentage.
  • Recorded 10 ground balls and three caused turnovers.
  • Had a hat trick against Colorado (Feb. 19).
  • Career-high five shots against Colorado (Feb. 19).
  • Two three-game point streaks.

2013:

  • Played in 11 games.
  • Scored goals at George Washington (Feb. 22) and at San Diego State (March 29).
  • Season-high caused turnover against Fresno State (2).
  • Recorded an assist at Saint Mary's (April 21) and against USC (May 2).

BEFORE DENVER:

  • Named U.S. Lacrosse First Team All-American, Washington Post All-Met First Team, Montgomery County Gazette Player of the Year, WCAC All-Conference First Team and Academy of the Holy Cross Most Valuable Player as a senior.
  • Led Academy of Holy Cross to the WCAC title in 2012.
  • Recorded 75 goals and 44 assists as a senior.
  • Voted U.S. Lacrosse All-American honorable mention, Under Armour Underclassman All-American, Washington Post All-Met honorable mention, Montgomery County Gazette First Team, WCAC All-Conference First Team and WDNT as a junior.
  • Selected to WCAC All-Conference Second Team and WDNT Second Team as a sophomore.
  • Also played field hockey, earning WCAC All-Conference First Team in 2011 and Second Team in 2010.

PERSONAL:

  • Born July 4, 1994 in Maryland.
  • Daughter of Matt and Christine.
  • Has two brothers, Christian and Damian.
  • Has six sisters, Julia, Michaela, Mary Grace, Maggie, Theresa and Catie.
  • Chose Denver because of the beautiful campus, strong academics, and commitment of the coaches and players.
  • Worked in an after-care program for children and volunteered in a homeless shelter.
  • Served as a coach and referee for youth leagues.
  • Undeclared major.

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