Johnson and King Earn VaSID Women's Lacrosse All-State First Team Honors

Johnson and King Earn VaSID Women's Lacrosse All-State First Team Honors

BRIDGEWATER, Va. — The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) today announced the 2019-2020 VaSID Women's Lacrosse All-State Teams with Southern Virginia University's senior midfielder Hannah King and freshman attacker Alissa Johnson earning First-Team honors.

With the selections, King and Johnson become the first players in program history to be selected to All-State teams after locking in a perfect 6-0 overall record in the shortened season while Johnson becomes the first freshman to earn postseason honors. 

In her final season with Southern Virginia, King finished second on the team in total goals with 20 and total points scored with 29 bringing her career statistics to 71 goals and 95 points while leading all midfielders in scoring in her 2020 campaign. The Highland, Utah native played in all six games this season amassing  29 draw controls while bringing in a team-high 23 ground balls and showed off her defensive skills, causing eight turnovers. 

Johnson finished her first season as a Knight leading the team in goals with 25 and total points scored with 33. Following her first outing for the team, the Salt Lake City, Utah native earned CAC Player of the Week after scoring five goals and one assist in the 17-12 comeback victory over Virginia Wesleyan. Johnson finished her season collecting a team-high 44 draw controls while bringing in 17 ground balls and forcing nine turnovers.

VaSID names 44 all-state teams in 23 sports each year, as well as an Academic All-State squad and an all-sports champion in both the University and College Divisions. Membership in VaSID is open to all media relations professionals working at a university or conference in the state of Virginia. 

Player of the Year            
Caitlin Anderson | Defender | Washington and Lee University

Rookie of the Year            
Kelsey Winters | Attack | Christopher Newport University

Coach of the Year            
Lindsey Lutz | Shenandoah University

First Team All-State         

Paige Haskins | Attack | University of Mary Washington
Alissa Johnson | Attack | Southern Virginia University
Morgan Shorts | Attack | University of Mary Washington
Kelsey Winters | Attack | Christopher Newport University
Caitlin Anderson | Defender | Washington and Lee University
Caitlyn Dunn | Defender | Marymount University
Mackenzie Parcell | Defender | Bridgewater College
Kaylah Bailey | Midfielder | Sweet Briar College
Alyson Bittinger | Midfielder | Shenandoah University
Hannah King | Midfielder | Southern Virginia University
Elliot Gilbert | Goalie | Washington and Lee University

Second Team All-State          

Zoe Dyer | Attack | Christopher Newport University
Jesse French | Attack | University of Virginia-Wise
Dani Murray | Attack | Washington and Lee University
Jenny Bosserman | Defender | University of Mary Washington
Rylie Cole | Defender | University of Mary Washington
Kameryn Darrington | Defender | University of Virginia-Wise
Allie O'Leary | Defender | University of Lynchburg
Caroline Earnshaw | Midfielder | University of Virginia-Wise
Kendall Krause | Midfielder | Christopher Newport University
Sarah Perry | Midfielder | Randolph College
Meagan Gagnon | Goalie | Marymount University