Middlebury

Women's Lacrosse Players Earn All-American Honors

May 13, 2013

Middlebury College women's lacrosse seniors Ellen Halle (Upperco, Md.) and Margaret Souther (Scarsdale, N.Y.) have both earned first-team All-American honors from the IWLCA (Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association), while senior Liza Herzog (Baltimore, Md.) was a third-team honoree. The trio have helped lead the Panthers to an 18-2 record as they prepare for this weekend’s final four.

Souther is now a three-time All-Region selection as well as a two-time first-team All-NESCAC choice. An All-American a year ago, Souther is enjoying another solid season in the Panther midfield and is among the team and NESCAC leaders in four different categories. She is second on the team with 60 points, 22 assists and 33 ground balls, while ranking third with 38 goals.  Her points place her third in the NESCAC, while her assists are fifth-best. The All-American leads the team with 24 caused turnovers this season and has 123 goals and 61 assists for 184 points in 70 career games.

Halle is having a break-out season on attack for the Panthers. After having a solid season with 33 points a year ago, she is currently leading the NESCAC with 56 goals and 33 assists for 89 points this spring. Halle also has a goal in every game this season, with three or more goals 10 times and two or more assists on nine occasions. She now owns 100 goals and 68 points for 168 points in 58 games.

The NESCAC leader in ground balls (59), Herzog is a two-time All-Region selection. The senior is third on the team and sixth in the NESCAC with 29 goals this season, to go along with 13 assists and 42 points. Herzog has earned seven multiple-goal games in ‘13, while collecting four or more draw controls seven times. She currently has 68 goals and 23 assists for 91 points with 110 draw controls in 47 career games.