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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 5/10/2024, Last updated: 5/10/2024
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Northwestern Duo Tabbed as Tewaaraton Finalists

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – A pair of Northwestern women’s lacrosse student-athletes have been named finalist for the sport’s top award. On Thursday, the Tewaaraton Foundation named Northwestern attackers Izzy Scane and Madison Taylor among the five women’s finalists for the 2024 Tewaaraton Award Presented by Stifel.

The Tewaaraton Award is recognized as the preeminent lacrosse award, annually honoring the top male and female college lacrosse player in the United States. Scane and Taylor will join the other three women’s finalists, Loyola’s Chase Boyle, Stony Brook’s Ellie Masera, and Notre Dame’s Jackie Wolak, and the five men’s lacrosse finalists in Washington, D.C., for the annual Tewaaraton Award Ceremony on May 30.

A three-time Tewaaraton Award finalist and winner of the 2023 Tewaaraton Award, Scane scored 70 goals throughout the season, ranking fifth in the nation and second in the Big Ten. With 87 points, she was second in the Big Ten.

She had at least four goals in 11 of 17 games, including a team-high five goals in a Big Ten Tournament final win over Penn State. She was the Wildcats' leading scorer — or tied for such an honor — in ten games this season.

Scane will enter the NCAA Tournament tied with Charlotte North (2017-22) with 358 career goals, most in NCAA history.

Taylor led the Wildcats and ranked 11th in the country with 93 total points, while her 66 goals, 27 assists, and 61 draw controls were good for second on the team. The sophomore converted 25 of 43 free position attempts, as her 1.47 free position goals per game leads the nation.

A unanimous All-Big Ten First Team selection, Taylor scored at least three goals in 16 of 17 contests, while recording at least five points 12 times, including seven-point performances against Colorado, Johns Hopkins, and Maryland.