MANSFIELD, Mass. – The Saint Anselm College women's lacrosse team had three student-athletes earn All-Northeast-10 Conference accolades as the league office announced its year-end awards on Friday.
Senior Meaghan Sheehy was named to the All-NE10 Second Team with senior Jamie Traverse and junior Molly Beck earning spots on the Third Team. Sheehy earned her second All-NE10 honor after being a Third Team choice last season. Beck was previously an NE10 All-Rookie Team selection back in 2016 while Traverse was an all-conference honoree for the first time.
In her senior season, Sheehy tallied 46 goals and 46 assists for 92 points, setting school records in both assists and points in a single season. Her 46 assists and 92 points ranked third in the NE10 as of May 3. Nationally, she ranked 12th in Division II in assists, 16th in points and 29th in points per game (5.11) as of the same date. Sheehy finished her career as the program's all-time leader in assists (69) and was also in the top 10 in points (sixth, 168) and goals (10th, 99). The senior's 11 points (five goals, six assists) against Southern Connecticut on Mar. 17 tied the single-game school record.
After missing all of last season due to injury, Beck stepped into Saint Anselm's midfield and finished amongst the team's leaders in numerous categories. She led the Hawks in caused turnovers (24), was second in draw controls (76), third in points (44) and fourth in both goals (38) and ground balls (34). Beck's 76 draw controls are the fourth-most in a season in program history with her 24 caused turnovers sitting fifth in the single-season record book.
Traverse started all 18 games for Saint Anselm's defense, setting career highs is ground balls (25) and caused turnovers (11). Over her four seasons, she totaled 51 ground balls, 23 caused turnovers and 19 draw controls while starting 50-of-56 games for the Hawks.
Saint Anselm made its first appearance in the Northeast-10 Conference Championship since 2015 and finished the season 8-10 overall (6-7 NE10). Nine of the team's 10 losses came to nationally-ranked opponents.