Duke Women's Lacrosse BIO
11 Erin Tenneson
Career: Played in 75 contests over four seasons, making 17 starts at midfield … Totaled 31 goals and six assists for 37 career points … Also amassed 34 ground balls, 42 draw controls and 13 caused turnovers … Guided Duke to the NCAA semifinals for the first time since 2011 as a team captain her senior year.
2015: Took the field in 20 of 21 contests while guiding the Blue Devils to the NCAA semifinals for the first time since 2011 … Notched career highs in nearly every statistical category as a senior … Recorded 13 goals and three assists for 16 points … Added 13 ground balls, 23 draw controls and two caused turnovers … Turned in two multiple-goal efforts, including in a 13-8 road victory over No. 3 Boston College (4/4) … Tallied three draw controls against Northwestern (2/19) and Virginia (3/21) … Registered an assist and a draw control in the Blue Devils’ NCAA quarterfinal win over Princeton (5/16) … Selected a team captain … Represented Duke in IWLCA North-South Senior All-Star Game at conclusion of the season … Named to the All-ACC Academic Team.
2014: Saw the field in all 19 contests with 14 starts at midfield … Notched a career-best 12 points on nine goals and three assists … Also tallied nine ground balls, eight draw controls and four caused turnovers during her junior campaign … Posted an assist, a ground ball and a draw control in the season opener against Elon (2/7) … Turned in a pair of multiple-goal performances against Louisville (2/9) and Maryland (3/1) in ACC play … Scored in a 13-8 victory over Stanford in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (5/9) … Selected to the ACC Academic Honor Roll and the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll.
2013: Appeared in all 20 games in 2013 while making starts against Virginia (Apr. 25) and Boston University (May 5) … Recorded career highs in goals (9), ground balls (12), draw controls (11) and caused turnovers (7) … Scored multiple goals against Virginia Tech (Feb. 8) and Boston University … Earned a spot on the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2012: Played in 16 games as a freshman, earning one start against Virginia on March 24 ... Won draw controls against Bucknell and Virginia Tech ... Notched two caused turnovers on the season ... Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prior to Duke: Lettered four year at Chesapeake-Anne Arundel ... Two-time US Lacrosse All-America, first team All-County Capital-Gazette and team MVP honoree ... Earned first team All-County Anne Arundel Public School Coaches Lacrosse second team honors as a sophomore, while picking up first team honors as a junior and senior ... Washington Post All-Met honorable mention selection ... Played at the US Lacrosse National Tournament with the DC Metro Team in 2010 ... Invited to the Under Armour All-American Underclassman Games in 2009 and 2010 ... named to the Baltimore-Washington area Girls High School All-Tewaaraton Team Watch List in 2010 ... Played club lacrosse for Maryland United Lacrosse Club and Cheasapeake Club Lacrosse ... Also lettered in field hockey and basketball ... Served as team captain, earning MVP honors as a senior in basketball ... In field hockey, led team to regional state championship game as a junior and senior ... All-County Coaches and Capital-Gazette Newspaper All-County pick ... 2011 Washington Post honorable mention choice ... Graduated fourth in her class with an Advanced Placement Diploma and a Certificate of Merit ... AP Scholar ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Maryland Minds in Motion Award and Chesapeake Scholar Athlete Award recipient ... Named to the United States Achievement Academy ... Received Jean Boyd Award for athletic achievement and integrity and exemplary sportsmanship.
Personal: Daughter of Allen Tenneson and Cecelia Forms ... Has one brother, Chris.