NCAA staff | February 14, 2020 Tewaaraton Award announces 2020 men's and women's lacrosse watch lists 4 best face-off guys returning for the 2020 men's college lacrosse season Share WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Tewaaraton Foundation has announced the 2020 Tewaaraton Award men’s and women’s watch lists. The lists include the top players across all three divisions of NCAA lacrosse and highlight the early contenders for the Tewaaraton Award. 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the award. On the men’s side four of the five Tewaaraton Finalists return from 2019 (Penn State’s Grant Ament, Maryland’s Jared Bernhardt, Yale’s TD Ierlan and Princeton’s Michael Sowers), while all five women’s finalists from 2019 graduated last year. TOP OFFENSIVE RETURNING PLAYERS: Men's | Women's “As we head into our 20th anniversary, we couldn’t be more excited to watch these talented players this season and see who rises to the top in May,” said Jeff Harvey, chairman of The Tewaaraton Foundation. “The Tewaaraton Foundation has accomplished a lot in 20 years, and we’re extremely thankful for our dedicated board members and hard-working volunteers who have done so much to build and grow this award.” The Tewaaraton Award annually honors the top male and female college lacrosse player in the United States. The selection committees are made up of premier collegiate coaches and are appointed annually by The Tewaaraton Foundation. FULL HISTORY: Why it's called the 'Tewaaraton' and every winner since 2001 The 50 men’s and 50 women’s watch list candidates, with school, year and position noted: Men’s Watch List: Dox Aitken, Virginia — Sr., Midfield Grant Ament, Penn State — Sr., Attack Jared Bernhardt, Maryland — Sr., Attack Charlie Bertrand, Merrimack College — Sr., Attack Jake Carraway, Georgetown — Sr., Attack Adam Charalambides, Rutgers — Jr., Attack Jared Conners, Virginia — Sr., Defense Bryan Costabile, Notre Dame — Sr., Midfield Brendan Curry, Syracuse — Jr., Midfield Matt DeLuca, Delaware — Sr., Goalie Tucker Dordevic, Syracuse — Soph., Midfield Joey Epstein, Johns Hopkins — Soph., Attack Bubba Fairman, Maryland — Jr., Midfield Chris Fake, Yale — Jr., Defense Conor Gaffney, Lehigh — Sr., Face Off Matt Gaudet, Yale — Sr., Attack JT Giles-Harris, Duke — Sr., Defense Phil Goss, Brown — Sr., Goalie Chris Gray, North Carolina — Jr., Attack Sam Handley, Pennsylvania — Soph., Midfield Eric Holden , Hobart College —Sr., Attack TD Ierlan, Yale — Sr., Face Off Jack Kielty, Notre Dame — Sr., Defense Connor Kirst, Villanova — Sr., Midfield Charlie Kitchen, Delaware — Sr., Attack Michael Kraus, Virginia — Sr., Attack Ryan Lanchbury, Richmond — Jr., Attack Tre Leclaire, Ohio State — Sr., Attack Kevin Lindley, Loyola — Jr., Attack Danny Logan, Denver — Sr., SSDM Ryan McNulty, Loyola — Sr., LSM Nick Mellen, Syracuse — Sr., Defense Nakeie Montgomery, Duke — Jr., Midfield Matt Moore, Virginia — Jr., Attack Jackson Morrill, Yale — Sr., Attack Kieran Mullins, Rutgers — Sr., Attack Brendan Nichtern, Army West Point — Soph., Attack Asher Nolting, High Point — Jr., Attack Mac O'Keefe, Penn State — Sr., Attack William Perry, North Carolina — Sr., Midfield Andrew Pettit, Lehigh — Sr., Attack Chase Scanlan, Syracuse — Soph., Attack Koby Smith, Towson — Jr., Defense Gibson Smith, Georgetown — Jr., Defense Michael Sowers, Princeton — Sr., Attack Jeff Teat, Cornell — Sr., Attack Ryan Terefenko, Ohio State — Sr., Midfield Ryan Tierney, Hofstra — Sr., Attack Ethan Walker, Denver — Sr., Attack Logan Wisnauskas, Maryland — Jr., Attack Women’s Watch List: Andie Aldave, Notre Dame — Jr., Midfield Ali Baiocco, Stanford — Jr., Attack Erin Barry, Pennsylvania — Sr., Midfield Savannah Buchanan, Notre Dame — Sr., Midfield Madison Carter, Penn State — Redshirt Senior, Attack Samantha Chenoweth , Towson — Sr., Defense Sarah Cooper, Syracuse — Soph., Defense Tess D'Orsi, Princeton — Sr., Attack Meghan Doherty, Maryland — Sr., Defense Molly Dougherty, James Madison — Jr., Goalie Sam Fiedler, Loyola Maryland — Jr., Midfield Sam Fish, Princeton — Jr., Goalie Molly Garrett, Michigan — Sr., Midfield Sam Geiersbach, Richmond — Jr., Attack Lauren Gilbert, Northwestern — Jr., Attack Brindi Griffin, Maryland — Sr., Attack Grace Griffin, Maryland — Jr., Midfield Kali Hartshorn, Maryland — Sr., Attack Emily Hawryschuk, Syracuse — Sr., Attack Riley Hertford, USC — Jr., Goalie Quintin Hoch-Bullen, Denver — Jr., Attack Katie Hoeg, North Carolina — Sr., Attack Abby Hormes, High Point — Jr., Attack Maddie Howe, Notre Dame — Jr., Attack Shannon Kavanagh, Florida — Jr., Midfield Ally Kennedy, Stony Brook — Sr., Midfield Kelly Larkin, Navy — Sr., Attack Molly Little, Denver — Sr., Defense Lindsey McKone, Northwestern — Sr., Attack Kerrigan Miller, USC — Sr., Midfield Taylor Moreno, North Carolina — Jr., Goalie Risa Mosenthal, Brown — Jr., Attack Sammy Mueller, Virginia — Sr., Midfield Caitlin Muir, Michigan — Jr., Attack Charlotte North, Boston College — Jr., Attack Taryn Ohlmiller, Stony Brook — Sr., Attack Jamie Ortega, North Carolina — Jr., Attack Alyssa Parrella, Hofstra — Sr., Midfield Courtney Patterson, Gettysburg — Sr., Midfield Paige Petty, Virginia Tech — Jr., Midfield Kole Pollock, Adelphi — Sr., Attack Sheila Rietano, Boston College — Sr., Midfield Livy Rosenzweig, Loyola Maryland — Jr., Attack Gabby Rosenzweig, Pennsylvania — Sr., Attack Izzy Scane, Northwestern — Soph., Attack Maggie Schneidereith, Johns Hopkins —Sr., Attack Kyla Sears, Princeton — Jr., Attack Emma Trenchard, North Carolina — Jr., Defense Cara Trombetta, Florida — Sr., Defense Cara Urbank, Boston College — Sr., Attack Players not named to the initial lists have several opportunities to play their way into a spot as the season progresses. Watch list additions, if applicable, will be announced on March 12 and April 2. On April 23, the field will be narrowed to 25 men’s and 25 women’s nominees. Nominees can be players from the watch lists or not from the watch lists, effectively allowing for a third round of additions. Five men’s and five women’s finalists will be announced on May 7 and invited to the 20th annual Tewaaraton Award Ceremony in Washington, D.C., on May 28. For more information on the Tewaaraton Foundation or to attend this exciting event, visit tewaaraton.com. Like and follow The Tewaaraton Foundation at facebook.com/tewaaraton, twitter.com/tewaaraton and instagram.com/tewaaraton. About The Tewaaraton Foundation Founded at the University Club of Washington, D.C., and first presented in 2001, the Tewaaraton Award is recognized as the preeminent lacrosse award, annually honoring the top male and female college lacrosse player in the United States. Endorsed by the Mohawk Nation Council of Elders and U.S. Lacrosse, the Tewaaraton Award symbolizes lacrosse’s centuries-old roots in Native American heritage. The Tewaaraton Foundation ensures the integrity and advances the mission of this award. Each year, the Tewaaraton Award celebrates one of the six tribal nations of the Iroquois Confederacy – the Mohawk, Cayuga, Oneida, Onondaga, Seneca and Tuscarora – and presents two scholarships to students of Native American descent. To learn more about The Tewaaraton Foundation, please visit www.tewaaraton.com.