Three women's lacrosse players earn NESCAC honors

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: May 9, 2007
WATERVILLE, Maine --­ Allie Libby (Needham, Mass.), Liz Morbeck (Seattle, Wash.) and Kate Sheridan (Hingham, Mass.) all earned New England Small College Athletic Conference First Team honors for women’s lacrosse Wednesday.

Libby was on the first team for the second straight year, while Sheridan and Morbeck were both on the second team last year.

Libby, a first team All-American last year as a junior, led Colby in scoring with 27 goals and 42 assists for 69 points. She ranked fourth in the NESCAC in points per game (4.06) and third in assists per game (2.47).

Libby finished her career at Colby with 94 goals and 105 assists for 199 points. She set single-season records last year for points in a season (88) and assists in a season (53).

Morbeck, a senior defender, led the Mules in caused turnovers (57) and ground balls (52) while adding 27 draw controls.

Morbeck had little opportunity to play offensively, but still finished her career with three goals and two assists for five points. She had 172 ground balls, 125 caused turnovers and 65 draw controls.

Sheridan, a second team All-American as a first-year student last year, was second on Colby in scoring with 43 goals and 16 assists for 59 points. She led the team in draw controls (52), was second in ground balls (44) and third in caused turnovers (34). Sheridan ranks seventh in the NESCAC in points per game (3.47) and fourth in goals per game (2.53).

Sheridan heads into her junior year next season with impressive career numbers. She has 89 goals and 29 assists for 118 points, 108 ground balls, 104 draw controls and 57 caused turnovers.

Colby finished the season at 12-5 and the Mules are 26-9 over the past two years.

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