Pair of Dores Named to Senior All-Star Game

Melissa Hawkins and Gabby Fornia will represent Vanderbilt

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Fifth-year seniors Gabby Fornia and Melissa Hawkins will compete in the 2022 IWLCA Senior All-Star game on June 5 at USA Lacrosse Headquarters in Sparks, Maryland.

Fornia and Hawkins were two of 43 student-athletes selected from Division I. The Vandy duo will be teammates on the North Team, facing off against the South Team at 11:45 a.m. ET on Sunday.

Both Commodores earned first-team All-American Athletic Conference honors this season. Fornia was also named All-America honorable mention by ILWomen.

The pair each engraved their names into the Vanderbilt lacrosse record book. Fornia is Vanderbilt’s all-time assists (181) and points (271) leader and Hawkins finished her career with the second-most caused turnovers in program history (131) and the fifth-most ground balls (145).