2009 Alum Geneva Lloyd with her new teammates at Amherst College with their 2010 NCAA National Championship Trophy.
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2009 Alums Impact NESCAC
Hazlett '09 and Lloyd '09 Both Named to NESCAC All-Conference Teams
Becca Hazlett and Geneva Lloyd, both from Taft's class of 2009, led the Taft's Girls' Hockey while they donned the Big Red jersey. With Hazlett minding the net and Lloyd generating the offense the duo kept the team in every game. If either one had their best day, they were in the mix for a win. If both were on their games, Taft could manage even the most monumental upsets. Although they went their separate ways on graduation, Hazlett to Hamilton and Lloyd to Amherst College, both still influence every game in which they dress.
Hazlett has been stalwart in the goal for the Cadets all season. She saved over 93% of the shots she faced including six 40+ save nights during the campaign. On January 12th, Hazlett saved an incredible 49 shots in a 0-1 loss to RIT. The game earned her Player of the Week honors. Her 2.31 goals against average was enough to place her #7 in the league despite her team being 5-8-3. Hazlett's impressive play earned her Second Team All-NESCAC. The goalie on the First Team was senior Isabel Iwachiw from Trinity.
Lloyd has been an impact for the Lord Jeffs since the first game. Although she started the season at defense, she completed a mid-season move to forward resulting a spike in the Lord Jeff's offensive production led by Lloyd. She finished third in point production for the NESCAC averaging over a point a game. Lloyd was the spark of the offense with a majority of her points beings assists (9g, 21a) and down the stretch was the most important player for the Jeffs accumulating 12 points in their last 7 games. Lloyd's 30 points earned her a First Team All-NESCAC selection. Her stellar performance for Amherst led her new school to a second consecutive NCAA title downing Norwich University 7-2 at Gustavus Adolphus in the finals tallying the games first goal.
Forward Molly Malloy '06, a senior on the team, finished her Amherst career with a combined record of 87-18-11 to go along with three NESCAC titles and a pair of NCAA Championships.