Lakeland alum earns top honors

Published 8:35 pm Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Radford senior Lynsey Daughtrey of Suffolk, a Lakeland High School alumna, has been named to the Virginia Sports Information Director’s All-State Field Hockey First Team.

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Daughtrey garnered her first all-state recognition following a 2011 campaign that included her first all-conference selection.

A fixture in Radford’s starting lineup since her first game as a freshman, the senior back played all but five minutes this season, anchoring the Highlander defense while being a major contributor on both offensive and defensive corners.


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In doing so, she became the first player in program history named to the first team.

An East Offensive Player of the Week selection, she recorded a team-best four goals and 10 points in NorPac contests and finished 2011 with five goals and a team-high five assists.

Daughtrey, who started every game of her four-year career, ended with 82 collegiate starts, which ranked her third all-time, while her 19 assists is tied for fourth in the program’s annals.