Kauffman, Little, and Leger Earn NEWMAC All-Conference Awards
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the fifth year in a row, the MIT women's lacrosse team received three All-Conference accolades from the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC). Katie Kauffman and Stephanie Leger received their first accolades from the league after being placed on the First and Second Teams, respectively, while Erica Little collected her second straight Second-Team selection.
Little finished her career tied for second in goals (138) and ranked third in assists (59) and points (197). She led the Engineers with 19 assists to go along with 20 goals, helping her rank second in points. In the conference rankings, she placed fourth in assists per game.
Leger's versatility resulted in 21 goals, 22 groundballs, 13 caused turnovers, and 47 draw controls. She tied her own record for draw controls in a season while breaking the career mark which now stands at 121. Leger ranked second in the NEWMAC in draw controls per game and was sixth in free-position goals per game.
Kauffman paced MIT with 36 goals and 48 points while ranking second in assists (12). She became the 12th player in program history to reach the 100-point mark as her total of 115 currently stands at seventh all-time. Kauffman led the league in game-winning goals (five) and placed in the top-10 for goals per game, assists per game, and points per game.