Women's Lacrosse

Margie Curran - 27

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Moorestown, N.J.

High School:
Moorestown

Height:
5-8

Position:
Attack

Margie Curran

2007: One of nine players to start all 17 games... Named a second-team All-American by the IWLCA... First-team All-West/Midwest Region honors... First-team All-American Lacrosse Conference... Led the Commodores in goals and points, becoming Vanderbilt's second player to reach 50 goals in a season... Currently fifth all-time at Vanderbilt for career goals (116) and points (164)... Season-high six points against No. 1 North Carolina... Scored five points on four occasions... Had three-or-more points in 14 games... Season-high five goals against Syracuse and Stanford... Set a VU record with 56 draw controls.

2006: Started all 16 games in the Commodore attack... Earned her 100th career point after only two seasons with a season-high six-goal performance at Notre Dame... Ranked second on the team in goals (36) and points (59); first on the team in assists (23) and draw controls (40), fourth in ground balls (27) and caused turnovers (14)... Scored four or more points on 10 occasions... Credited for the game-winning goal against New Hampshire... Had at least one point in every game... Posted a season-high four assists in victory over Yale... Controlled three or more draws on seven occasions, including five draw controls in games against New Hampshire, Duke and Johns Hopkins... Earned second-team All-Region honors from the IWLCA... Also named second-team All-Conference by ALC coaches.

2005: Started all 15 games in the Vanderbilt attack... Earned second-team All-Conference honors from ALC coaches... Also recognized on the womenslacrosse.com All-Rookie team... Second on the team with 30 goals and 41 total points... Third on the team with 11 assists... Scored first career goal against Yale in third collegiate game... Registered six hat-tricks on the season... Scored four goals in 10-9 victory over Stanford... Tallied personal-best five goals at Cornell... Notched the game-winning goals against Stanford and at Ohio... Dished out three assists in 20-3 win over Davidson... Came up with five draw controls vs. Stanford and at Ohio State in a pair of VU wins.

High School: Three-year letterwinner in lacrosse and tennis at Moorestown, the alma mater of VU Head Coach Cathy Swezey... Quakers won their fifth consecutive state championship in 2004... Team was ranked No. 1 in the nation (laxpower.com) for two years, No. 2 in 2004... Two-time US Lacrosse All-American... Numerous Player of the Year honors... Received Paul Isenberg Leadership in Athletics Award.

Personal: Marguerite Strawbridge Curran... Born Feb. 12, 1986 in Philadephia, Pa.... Daughter of Libby and Val... Has two siblings, Beth and Kenny... Father played football and lacrosse at Duke... Mother played field hockey and lacrosse at Hollins College in Roanoke, Va... Older sister was a first-team D-III All-American at Mary Washington College... Majoring in elementary education and child studies... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

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