TOWSON, Md. – Four members of the Colonial Athletic Association Champion Towson University women’s lacrosse team have earned All-Region honors from the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association.
"Each of these four players made a major impact for us this season and are very deserving of this honor,” said CAA Coach of the Year Sonia LaMonica. “With three of the four returning next year, it's a great sign for things to come for our program."
Demski earns first team all-region honors for the third straight season. The stellar defender started the first 16 games of the year before suffering a season-ending injury against James Madison in the regular season finale. Demski earned First Team All-CAA honors for the second straight season. She led the Tigers and finished fifth in the CAA while averaging 1.25 caused turnovers per game. Demski helped the Tiger defense hold 12 of their 16 regular season opponents to under 10 goals in a game. She had 39 ground balls and 11 draw controls. Demski scored the second goal of her career in the win over Richmond.
Teeters capped her spectacular senior season by earning first team all-region honors for the second time in her career. A First Team All-CAA selection and a Tewaaraton Trophy Nominee, Teeters ranked among the nation’s leaders in goals against average (8.47) and save percentage (.502) all season long. She finished the season with 159 saves, becoming just the sixth player in program history to record over 600 saves (631) for her career. Teeters had several key stops in the CAA Tournament to help the Tigers secure their fifth CAA Title as she was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player. She made a season-high 13 saves in the win over Delaware and her play helped the Tigers boast one of the best scoring defenses in the nation all season long. Teeters was selected as the Towson Athletics Female Career Achievement Award winner.
Custer had a breakout junior season to earn all-region honors for the first time in her career. She started all 20 games at midfield en route to First Team All-CAA and CAA All-Tournament honors. She tied for the team lead in goals scored with 35 and added nine assists. Custer had seven “hat tricks” this season, including a streak of five straight at one point in late April. She scored the game-winning goal against Richmond, Old Dominion and George Mason and led the team in free-position goals with seven. She led the team with 41 draw controls and added 24 ground balls and nine caused turnovers. Custer was named the winner of the Towson Athletics UnSung Hero Award.
Raymond emerged as a leader of the Tiger offense as she earned all-region honors for the first time. After being held to just three assists as a freshman, Raymond exploded to lead the team in scoring with 68 points on 35 goals and 33 assists. She was a First Team All-CAA selection and a member of the CAA All-Tournament squad. Raymond’s 33 assists are tied for third on the single-season assists list at Towson. She had a multi goal game in 13 of her 19 appearances and scored the game-winning goal against George Washington and in the CAA Championship game against James Madison. Raymond also contributed 17 ground balls, 24 draw controls and six caused turnovers.
The Tigers captured their fifth CAA title this season, en route to winning a program-record 16 games. Towson went undefeated in CAA play in the midst of a program record 10-game winning streak.