COLCHESTER, Vt. - Saint Michael's College women's lacrosse first-year Emma Coleman (Scarsdale, N.Y./Scarsdale) was chosen for the 17-woman Northeast-10 Conference All-Rookie Team, it was announced on Friday. This is the fourth time in five years her program has had a first-year land on the squad.
A starter on defense during 13 of her 15 appearances, Coleman led the team with a school-record 32 caused turnovers while committing only six turnovers. She tied for second on the team with 22 ground balls. Coleman, who edged Nicole Buckley's '14 six-year-old program mark for caused turnovers (30), is third in both the NE10 and NCAA Division II East Region in caused turnovers per game (2.13), leading all rookies. She is 29th in Division II in the category, including fourth among first-years.
Coleman started her career with four ground balls and three caused turnovers on March 10 against Molloy (N.Y.) College and caused three turnovers on March 13 against Southern Connecticut State University. She recorded a season-high five caused turnovers against Assumption College on March 18 and 22nd-ranked Bentley University on April 3, adding five ground balls and two caused turnovers in between at Saint Anselm College on March 20.
Coleman didn't commit her first turnover until the team's ninth game, against 10th-ranked Pace University on April 8. On April 25, she registered three caused turnovers and two ground balls against Stonehill College before finishing the season with two caused turnovers against No. 3 Le Moyne College on April 28.
Saint Michael's finished its season at 2-13 overall and 2-11 in the NE10.