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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

  • Steenson Receives ASUN Defensive Player of Week Honor, Liberty's 3rd Straight

    Liberty women's lacrosse senior Sarah Steenson has been honored as the ASUN Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week. Read More

    Mar 10