Four KSC Players Earn 2nd Team All-LEC Honors
NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. 5/8/12 – After capturing their third LEC title in four years, the Keene State College women's lacrosse team had four of their players earn 2nd Team All-Little East Conference honors, as voted on by the league's coaches.
All four award winners were from the midfield, as senior Sammi Benson (Hampstead, N.H.), juniors Nicole Curry (Hampstead, N.H.) and Lauren Brown (Agawam, Mass.) and sophomore Ashley Borjeson (Londonderry, N.H.) all were placed on the 2nd team.
Brown led the Owls in goals (52) and shots (108) and game-winners (5), and was second on the squad in points (56) and draw controls (28). The junior had her best game of the season against Castleton State back on April 24th, as she scored six goals, including the game-winner in KSC's 13-12 non-conference victory.
Benson, who led the Owls in assists (24), and was third on the team in points (49) and shots (75), was also named 2nd Team all-LEC. The senior captain netted the game-winner against Eastern Conn. State in the Little East Conference semifinals on May 4th, and a 15-14 non-conference victory over Westfield State back on March 24th.
Curry broke the single-season Keene State school record with 75 draw controls this season. The Hampstead, N.H. product also finished with 19 goals, 20 assists for 39 points and 42 groundballs with 13 caused turnovers. Curry had her best game offensively against in-state rival Colby Sawyer, when she netted five goals.
Borjeson, a sophomore from Londonderry, N.H. also earned second team honors this season. Borjeson led the Owls with 52 groundballs this season, and also added seven goals and three assists for 10 points. The speedy midfielder, picked up seven groundballs against Westfield State (3/24) and scooped up six groundballs and scored two goals against Little East rival Rhode Island College (4/14).
The Owls broke the program record for wins with 15, en-route to their third Little East Conference Championship in four years and berth into the NCAA Tournament. They will head to Amherst College on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. for their first-round matchup under the lights.