Sargent earns lacrosse award

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WESTON, Mass. — Meghan Sargent, who is a junior member of the Regis College women's lacrosse team, was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Defender of the Year on Monday.

The Brattleboro Union High School graduate led her team with 42 caused turnovers and is in the top 70 in Division 3 with 2.47 caused turnovers per game. She also ranks third on her team with 52 ground balls.

Sargent helped the Pride hold opponents to less than eight goals per contest. She also tallied twice, including goals against Thomas College on April 9 and Emmanuel College on April 27.

The Regis College women's lacrosse team ended up with an impressive 15-3 record after falling in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Tournament's title game.

As a senior at BUHS, Sargent's lax teammates included Molly Atamaniuk, Ema Baldauf, Morgan Derosia, Alexandra Livanis, Kira McCloskey, Breanna Sheehan, Susanna Strothman, Emma Rueter, Brianna Ogden, Sarah Laporte, Sara Gauthier, Megyn Ayotte, Axis Balsley-Petraska, Liz Day, Samantha Cragin, Maddy Fortier and Olivia Stent.

In her two seasons at Mount Ida, the Biology major recorded 18 goals, six assists, 53 caused turnovers, 94 ground balls and 21 draw controls.

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