Senior Kate Calabro (Seaford, N.Y./Kellenberg Memorial) of The University of Scranton women's lacrosse team was named Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week on Monday afternoon along with seven other senior women's lacrosse players from around the conference.
With the unprecedented cancellation of spring sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Landmark Conference will be recognizing an athlete from each member institution in each conference-sponsored spring sport for the remainder of the academic year. All honorees were nominated by their respective institutions.
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Calabro appeared in 36 games and made 33 starts during her career with the Royals, compiling 57 goals and 40 assists for 97 points. The Seaford, N.Y., native ranks second all-time in program history in draw controls (188) and also ranks in the top 20 all-time in program history with her 40 helpers. The midfielder is a two-time IWLCA All-Boardwalk Region First Team and All-Landmark Conference first team selection and was named Landmark Rookie of the Year in 2018.
Calabro is part of a senior class that led the Royals to 41 victories and three consecutive Landmark Conference title game appearances. Additionally, Scranton went a program-best 16-3 in 2019 and finished the season ranked in the IWLCA Top 25 for the first time in program history.
Kate is the daughter of Robert and Eileen Calabro and will earn a degree from The University of Scranton in nursing.
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