BALTIMORE, Md. - Colleen Christopher, a 2001 graduate of the University of New Hampshire, was named to the United States Women's Developmental Lacrosse Team for 2003-04, as was recently announced by US Lacrosse. Christopher has been on the U.S. Developmental Team since 2000-01.
Christopher, a four-year letterwinner at UNH, left the Wildcats ranked No. 2 on the career goals list (137) and No. 5 on the career points list (152). Those numbers are currently third in goals and sixth in points. She was an IWLCA/US Lacrosse All-America Second Team selection in her senior season (2001). During that year, she set the school record for points in a season with 66 [that mark was surpassed one year later by Jessie Groszkowski - 68].
Christopher also currently plays for the Myst, a team that compete in versuslax, which is the building block for a professional women's lacrosse league. The Myst open the season June 21.
Christopher was one of 48 of the nation's top female lacrosse players who was named to either the Elite or Developmental teams following a selection process and recent tryouts. The teams will practice together, play exhibition scrimmages against college teams and serve as clinicians for the US Lacrosse Women's Division National Clinic Month activities scheduled for February 2004.