Florida Tech Recognizes Women Lacrosse Seniors for Contribution to Panthers Athletics

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Olivia voted All-SSC First Team during first three seasons

During the month of April, Florida Tech will recognize it’s senior student-athletes for their contributions to their teams and Panther Athletics. (Florida Tech Image)

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – During the month of April, Florida Tech will recognize it’s senior student-athletes for their contributions to their teams and Panther Athletics.

2020 WOMEN’S LACROSSE SENIORS

#21 Madison Fields | Catonsville, Md.

Madison is coming off her first season with the women’s lacrosse team after playing three seasons for Division I Hofstra.

She totaled 309 saves in goal over her three years at Hofstra and ranks 9th in Hofstra women’s lacrosse record book with a 41.5% save percentage.

Madison played in six games and recorded five starts this season with Florida Tech. She earned a 4-1 record in goal for the Panthers and finished with 34 saves and a 41.0% save percentage.

Madison also amassed 15 ground balls and six caused turnovers in 2020. Her favorite memory is playing lacrosse with 15 of her best friends this season. Madison will graduate with a degree in Biochemistry and plans to go to Vet School following graduation.

Florida Tech Career Stats:
4-1 record, 34 SV, .410 SV%, 15 GB, 6 CT

#30 Aleah Fjelstad | Prior Lake, Minn.

Aleah was a four-year member of the women’s lacrosse team. She has been one of the top offensive contributors for the Panthers.

She ended her career ranking 10th in program history for total points.

Aleah started all 18 games during her freshman campaign while tallying 29 goals and 9 assists.

The following season she appeared in all 20 games, recording 15 goals and 4 assists while helping Tech make it all the way to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament.

As a junior, Aleah played in 14 games and collected 12 goals and 3 assists. She concluded her career with 17 goals and 7 assists while starting all eight games during the shortened season.

Aleah has made both the Dean’s List and President’s List and earned spots on the SSC’s and Florida Tech Athletic Director’s Honor Rolls. Aleah will graduate from Florida Tech with a degree in Accounting.

Florida Tech Career Stats:
73 G, 23 A, 68 GB, 35 CT, 24 DC

#24 Olivia Going | West Islip, N.Y.

Olivia is a four-year member of the women’s lacrosse team. She has started all but one of the 62 games she appeared in during her career and been recognized as one of the top defenders in the SSC and nation each year.

Olivia was voted to the All-SSC First Team during his first three seasons.

She was named a Third Team All-American by the IWLCA following the 2018 season and has earned IWLCA All-Region selections each year, including third-team honors in 2017, first-team honors in 2018 and second-team honors in 2019.

This past season, Olivia was the SSC leader in caused turnovers with 29 and ranked third in the league with 23 ground balls. She ranks third all-time in program history in career ground balls (160) and caused turnovers (89).

Olivia experienced the same success in the classroom as she was a member of the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society and received the Outstanding Student of the Year award and Distinguished Student Scholar Award this year.

She has made the Dean’s List every semester at Florida Tech and earned spots on the SSC’s and Florida Tech Athletic Director’s Honor Rolls. Olivia will graduate with a degree in Accounting and plans to pursue a Master’s degree in Accounting and Financial Forensics at Florida Tech.

Florida Tech Career Stats:
160 GB, 89 CT, 17 DC, 1 G

#10 Mollie Kaplan | Boca Raton, Fla.

Mollie is a four-year member of the women’s lacrosse team. She has become one of the key offensive weapons for the Panthers the past two seasons and ranked 8th all-time with 119 career points.

Mollie is 5th in program history with 104 draw controls and 7th with 92 career goals. As a freshman in 2017, she appeared in 12 games and recorded four goals, one assist, eight caused turnovers and six ground balls.

Mollie was named to the Jewish Sports Review All-America Team in 2017. She then started all 18 games she appeared in as a sophomore, finishing with 29 goals, 12 assists, 39 ground balls, 25 caused turnovers and 13 draw controls.

She had a breakout junior season in 2019 for the Panthers, starting all 16 games and ranking third on the team in scoring with 41 goals and six assists to go along with 56 draw controls, 21 ground balls and 16 caused turnovers.

She was selected to the All-SSC Second Team in 2019. In 2020, Mollie had 18 goals, eight assists, 18 ground balls, six caused turnovers and a team-leading 35 draw controls. Her favorite memory is getting to play lacrosse with her best friends every day.

Mollie was named Outstanding Student of the Year for the Business College. Additionally, earned spots on the Dean’s List as well as the SSC’s and Florida Tech Athletic Director’s Honor Rolls. Mollie will graduate with a degree in business and plans to go to graduate school to pursue an MBA.

Florida Tech Career Stats:
92 G, 27 A, 104 DC, 84 GB, 55 CT

#9 Alexis Townsend | Damascus, Md.

Alexis is a four-year member of the women’s lacrosse team. An excellent finisher on the offensive end, Alexis ranks 7th in program history with 120 points and 8th with 82 career goals.

She played in 16 games as a freshman in 2017 and recorded eight goals and six assists. The following year, she tallied 24 goals, three assists, 16 ground balls and nine caused turnovers while playing in 20 games.

Last season in 2019, Alexis started all 16 games and ranked second on the team with 44 points on 23 goals and 21 assists to go along with 26 ground balls and 10 caused turnovers.

This year, she started all eight games and paced Florida Tech with 35 goals including an SSC-leading 27 goals. Alexis also had 13 ground balls and seven draw controls on the way to being named Team Co-MVP.

Her favorite memory at Florida Tech was making it to the NCAA tournament during her freshman and sophomore season. Alexis has made the Dean’s List every semester at Florida Tech and earned spots on the SSC’s and Florida Tech Athletic Director’s Honor Rolls.

Additionally, she was named to the IWLCA Honor Roll in 2019. Townsend will graduate with a degree in Mathematical Sciences and plans to attend graduate school at Florida Tech.

Florida Tech Career Stats:
82 G, 38 A, 57 GB, 20 CT, 10 DC

#16 Chloe Zador | St. Augustine, Fla.

Chloe is a four-year member of the women’s lacrosse team. She has appeared in the Panthers’ net 32 times over her career and has an 8-7 overall record in goal.

As a freshman in 2017, Chloe appeared in seven games and made seven saves. She played in 11 games as a sophomore and made 13 saves with a 41.0 save percentage.

She started all 16 games as a junior in 2019, earning 121 saves and a record of 7-6. In 2020, she had a 1-1 record while appearing in five games and registering 21 saves.

Her favorite memories while at Florida Tech is rooming with Aleah Fjelstad all four years and doing headstands with teammate Brooke Albert after every game.

Chloe is a member of the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society and been named to the Dean’s List and the President’s Honor Roll. Additionally, she has made the SSC’s and Florida Tech Athletic Director’s Honor Rolls and the IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Honor Roll.

Chloe will graduate from Florida Tech with a degree in Sports Management. She plans to pursue a graduate degree in Sports Management and eventually become a college lacrosse coach.

Florida Tech Career Stats:
32 GP, 8-7 record, 151 SV, .405 SV%, 40 GB, 5 CT

For the latest news, updates and information on the Florida Tech women’s lacrosse team, visit FloridaTechSports.com

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