Duckenfield, Schonk named to first team; four tabbed to second team
Kunowsky, Chandler score five apiece to start 2-0 for first time since 2008
Fifteen juniors and seniors lead way for veteran Vanderbilt squad
Alexa Kunowsky scores four goals in 20-8 win
In 17 days, Commodores open season at Kennesaw State
2013 (Freshman): Joined Mallory Schonk as the only freshman to start all 17 games... Scored 19 goals (fourth-most on the team) and was second to only Abby Wheeler in shooting percentage, making 19 of 37 shots (.514)... She was named to the ALC All-Tournament Team after scoring a career-high five goals against Penn State in the American Lacrosse Conference Tournament quarterfinals... Scored in 11 games... Multiple goals against Kennesaw State (3), Penn (3) and Penn State (5)... Her five goals tied for the most by a Vanderbilt player all season... Then-senior Carly Linthicum scored five goals five times... Led the team with 31 draw controls... Career-high five draw controls against Harvard... One of three VU players with five draw controls in a game last year.
HIGH SCHOOL:Four-year started for coach Renie Sotiropoulos... Named a U.S. Lacrosse All-American and ESPN High School Honorable Mention All-American... Also named a first-team All-Anne Arundel County selection... Team MVP as a senior in 2012... Twice named a Washington D.C. Under Armour All-Star and named to the Inside Lacrosse Rising Senior Watch List... Also earned four letters in basketball and three in field hockey... Captain of all the three teams... Played club ball for coach Bev Altig's Maryland United Lacrosse Club... Helped squad to 2010 IWLCA President's Cup Tournament championship and two Summer Showcase Tournament titles.
PERSONAL:Alexa Christina Kunowsky... Born on Jan. 28, 1994, in Annapolis, Md..... Daughter of Greg and Christina Kunowsky... Sister to Jack (16) and Grant (12)... Human and organizational development major.
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