December 2, 2013

Johnson named NFHCA Second-Team All-American

CHANDLER, Ariz. – The National Field Hockey Coaches Association announced its All-Americans on Monday and Salisbury University sophomore forward Samantha Johnson was honored being named to the second team.

Johnson's selection is the 88th for the Salisbury University program and marks the 33rd-consecutive season that at least one Sea Gull has been named an All-American.

Johnson was one of the catalysts behind Salisbury's offense which finished the season ranked 22nd in the nation, averaging 3.57 goals scored per game. Johnson led the Sea Gulls with 13 assists; she led the Capital Athletic Conference in assists per game and ranked 22nd in the NCAA in that category.

Her 13 assists this season marks the sixth-best single-season performance in program history.

Salisbury won 17 games, including three NCAA tournament games, to advance to the NCAA Field Hockey Division III national championship game for the sixth time in school history, falling to Bowdoin College, 1-0. The Sea Gulls made a run through the CAC tournament, defeating Christopher Newport University in double overtime, to claim the program's 17th conference championship.

To see the entire list of Division III All-Americans, click here.

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