stop

THE OFFICIAL SITE OF MARIST ATHLETICS

Marist Women's Lacrosse BIO
30
Abigail Witczak
Player Profile:
Abigail Witczak 1749703
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mendham, NJ
High School: West Morris Mendham

In the Record Book: Currently ranks first (14; 2014) and tied for fifth (8; 2015 and 2016) in program history for wins in a single season. Ranks first with the lowest goals against average in a single season (8.43; 2014)... Her 71 games played, 4012:26 minutes, 40 career wins and 10.11 goals against average rank first in program history... Her 557 saves place her third in program history and her 127 ground balls and .455 save percentage are both fourth all time among goalkeepers... Placed third in single season saves (210) and tied for third in single season wins (10) in 2017. 

2017: IWLCA Senior All-Star, ECAC All-Second Team, MAAC Goalkeeper of the Year, All-MAAC First Team, MAAC All-Academic Team, 3x MAAC Defensive Player of the Week (3/27, 4/10, 4/24)... Played every minute in goal for the Red Foxes... Ranked in the top 10 in the country in three goalkeeper statistical categories: fourth in saves (210), sixth in saves per game (11.05) and 10th in save percentage (.498).

2017 Game By Game

2016: MAAC All-Tournament Team, MAAC All-Academic Team... Started all but one game in goal for the Red Foxes and finished with an 8-7 record... Helped Marist to three one-goal victories... Broke the program's career wins record after making 13 saves and scooping up a team-best five ground balls in a 15-12 Marist victory against Sacred Heart in the season opener Feb. 15... Made 11 saves against Vermont on Feb. 28... Tied a career high with 13 saves vs. Columbia on March 7... Allowed a season-low one goal at Quinnipiac on April 16... Picked up a career-high six ground balls and made 12 saves vs. Monmouth on April 23. 

2016 Game By Game

2015: MAAC All-Academic Team... Started all 17 games for Marist, making 112 saves for the second straight year... Posted career highs with four ground balls and two caused turnovers at Vermont on Feb. 28... Made a season-high 11 saves to preserve a one-goal win over Iona in the MAAC opener on March 25... Compiled a .454 save percentage vs. Quinnipiac on March 28.

2015 Game By Game 

2014: MAAC Rookie of the Year, Second Team All-MAAC, MAAC All-Rookie Team, MAAC All-Tournament Team, 3x MAAC Rookie of the Week (3/3, 4/21, 4/28), 2x MAAC Defensive Player of the Week (3/17, 3/31)... Appeared in all 18 games for the Red Foxes, notching 17 starts... Led her Red Foxes to a record-breaking 14 win season... Made 112 saves for a save percentage of 45.3 percent... Finished the year with an 8.43 goals against average, allowing 135 goals on the season... Collected 27 ground balls, tied for sixth on the team, including a career-high four March 21 against Stetson... Had three caused turnovers... Finished the year ranked 22nd nationally and second in the MAAC in goals-against average... Ranked 27th nationally and third in the MAAC for save percentage.

2014 Game-by-Game

Prior to Marist: Witczak was a four-year varsity starter at Mendham and finished her career with an overall record of 75-16. During her senior year, she was Academic All-American, First Team All-Conference, Second Team All-County and a team captain. She was a county finalist all four years, a group three finalist for three years, and a group four North Champion all four years. During her freshman year, Witczak helped lead the team to the State Tournament of Champions final where her team fell to Ridgewood, 7-6.

Personal: Daughter of Stan and Cathleen Witczak.

Career Highs

Saves: 18, at UMass, 3/25/17
Fewest Goals Allowed: 1, 2x, MR at Quinnipiac, 4/16/16 
Ground Balls: 6, vs. Monmouth, 4/23/16
Caused Turnovers: 2, at Vermont, 2/28/15

Abigail Witczak's Career Statistics

Year

GP

GS

Mins

GA

GAA

Saves

Sv Pct

W-L

GB

CT

2014

18

17

961:15

135

8.43

112

.453

14-4

27

3

2015

17

17

1017:50

167

9.85

112

.401

8-9

23

3

2016

17

16

890:43

162

10.91

123

.432

8-7

33

2

2017

19

19

1142:38

212

11.13

210

.498

10-9

44

5

Total

71

69

4012:26

676

10.11

557

.455

40-29

127

 13 

Women's Lacrosse Videos:
Abigail Photos: