Oakville native hauls in women’s Big Ten Conference lacrosse award


Published May 10, 2022 at 12:34 pm

Oakville's Aurora Cordingley was named the NCAA Big Ten Conference Attacker of the Year. MARYLAND UNIVERSITY PHOTOS

Oakville native Aurora Cordingley keeps piling up the accolades on the women’s lacrosse field.

The graduate student, who led the Maryland Terrapins to the a regular season title and the NCAA Big Ten Tournament, has been voted the Big Ten Conference’s Attacker of the Year.

The award is voted on by the league’s coaches.

Cordingley is also one of five nominees for the 2022 Tewaaraton Award, which recognizes the most outstanding female college lacrosse player in the United States.

The 22-year-old, who had 62 goals this year, ranks among the top 20 nationally in points per game (6.17), goals per game (3.44) and assists per game (2.72), as well as total points (111) and total assists (49) this year.

The five-foot-four attacker was a unanimous first-team All-Big Ten selection and was named the 2022 Big Ten Tournament MVP after recording 16 points (six goals, 10 assists) in two tournament games.

She also tied a tournament single-game record with five assists in each game and nine points in Sunday’s final.

The Terrapins captain, who transferred from John Hopkins after graduating there with a degree in International Studies, is the fourth Maryland student-athlete named Big Ten Attacker of the Year.
Cordingley is one of three Maryland players to win a Big Ten Award this season. Abby Bosco is the Defender of the Year, while teammate was unanimously selected as Goaltender of the Year.

Cordingley’s father Troy is the assistant general manager and director of scouting for the NLL’s Buffalo Bandits.


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