Five Women's Lacrosse Panthers garner All-Conference accolades

Stephanie Gore
Stephanie Gore

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.–The Birmingham-Southern women's lacrosse team had five of its players honored this week as they were selected to the All-Southern Athletic Association Team, as voted on by the league's head coaches.

Senior Stephanie Gore highlighted the selections as BSC's First-Team selection. The defender from Davie, Fla., led the nation in ground balls for the second straight season, averaging 6.62 per game. She was also second in the nation in caused turnovers with 3.77 per game. Gore also proved to be somewhat of an offensive threat, scoring 12 goals with one assist for 13 points. She was also fourth in the conference in draw controls with 59.

Juniors Logan Harris and Madeline Golden and freshman Amanda Amerson were all named Second-Team All-Conference, and freshman Shana O'Brien was an Honorable Mention selection.

Harris, a midfielder from Peachtree City, Ga., recorded 33 goals and two assists this season for 33 points. She also had 45 ground balls, 12 caused turnovers, and nine draw controls. Golden, an attacker from Hartselle, Ala., was seventh in the SAA with 14 assists. She also had 33 goals for 47 points, 36 ground balls, 18 draw controls, and nine caused turnovers.

Amerson, an attacker from Orlando, Fla., was third in the league with 46 goals. She also had five assists for 51 points, as well as 26 ground balls, 17 draw controls, and five caused turnovers. O'Brien, a midfielder from Toms River, N.J., picked up 37 ground balls with 26 draw controls and 13 caused turnovers. She also had two goals.