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5 Sarah Steenson

Class: Senior Position: D Height: 5-5 Previous School: Saint John Paul the Great Catholic HS Hometown: Haymarket, Va.

2019 (Jr.)
• Competed in all 19 games, making 18 starts
• Named to ASUN All-Conference second team
• Earned ASUN Defensive Player of the Week recognition on March 12
• Set career highs in caused turnovers (33) and ground balls (32) for a Liberty squad which led the nation in caused turnovers per game (15.79) for a second straight year and finished No. 8 in the country in ground balls per game (21.53)
• Finished 31st in the nation in caused turnovers per game (1.74)
• Recorded 11 ground balls and nine caused turnovers in six ASUN games
• Generated two or more caused turnovers 10 times, including a streak of eight straight games with at least a pair of caused turnovers (March 2-April 12)
• Tallied four caused turnovers in three straight contests (March 6-March 16), tying a career high which she set as a freshman
Picked up two or more ground balls on 10 occasions, highlighted by a career-high five ground balls at Kennesaw State on March 16
• Scooped up 14 ground balls in a four-game span, March 2-16
• Recorded one shot on the season at Jacksonville, April 14
• Finished junior campaign tied for ninth in career caused turnovers (60) and seventh in caused turnovers per game (1.09)

2018 (So.)
• Appeared in 17 games, all starts
• Garnered inclusion on Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Finished the year with 13 ground balls and 11 caused turnovers for a Lady Flames squad which led the nation in caused turnovers per game (14.28) and finished No. 2 in the country in ground balls per game (23.78)
• Generated two caused turnovers three times
• Scooped up two ground balls twice

2017 (Fr.)
• Competed in all 19 games for Liberty, making 10 starts
• Tallied 16 caused turnovers, 14 ground balls and a draw control
• Started 10 of the final 11 games of the season
• Notched season-best four caused turnovers against Campbell on April 8
• Recorded two or more ground balls six times, highlighted by a three ground ball effort in an April 29 postseason match versus Longwood
• Had two or more caused turnovers on five occasions

Prep
• Graduate of Saint John Paul the Great Catholic High School
• Four-year varsity letterwinner for the Wolfpack in lacrosse
• Named to all-conference first team and all-state second team in 2014
• Finished 10th in the conference in scoring and 20th in the state in 2014 as a sophomore
• Recorded a school record for the most draw controls in a single season in 2015
• Garnered a spot on the Steward Tournament All-Tournament team
• Named an Academic All-American
• Played club lacrosse for Future Elite Lacrosse and the Richmond Strikers Lacrosse Club
• Also competed in volleyball, cheerleading, indoor track and field hockey

Personal
• Daughter of Michael and Michelle Steenson
• Majoring in sport management
• Birthday is Jan. 7

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  • White and Steenson Earn Preseason All-Conference Honors, Liberty Picked 2nd in ASUN

    Liberty lacrosse seniors Carly White and Sarah Steenson were both honored on the ASUN Lacrosse Preseason All-Conference team, Friday afternoon. Read More

    Jan 17