AMHERST, Massachusetts -- Two student-athletes on the ECAC Champion Amherst College women's lacrosse team were named All-America players by IWLCA/Brine. Senior Tri-Captain Kate Sullivan (Exeter, NH) earned All-America honors for the second straight year as a member of the First Team, while junior Erika Johnson (Newton Highlands, MA) was named to the Second Team as a first-time All-American.
Sullivan finished her lacrosse career as the Jeffs' leading scorer with 29 goals and 15 assists for 44 points. After transferring from Brown in her sophomore year, Sullivan has been a major contributor to the Amherst women's lacrosse program, completing her eligibility with 65 goals and 35 assists for 100 points in three years. The senior center scored the game-winner in the ECAC Championship game to upset top-ranked Williams for the Jeffs' first title in the 20-year history of the program. Sullivan was also named a Division III Senior All-Star, and she was also a co-captain of the 1996-1997 women's basketball team.
Johnson anchors the Amherst defense that ranked No. 9 in the nation in scoring (6.38 ppg) in games through May 4th. The midfielder led the Jeffs with 13 intereceptions, including five in a 16-2 rout of Mount Holyoke. Johnson was a member of the All-New England First Team last year, and she is also an All-New England soccer player.
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