CU lacrosse: Five Buffs named to MPSF all-conference team

Five Colorado lacrosse players were named to the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation all-conference teams Wednesday.

Marie Moore, Darby Kiernan and Sarah Brown were first-team selections, while Johnna Fusco and Paige Soenksen were second-team selections. The five all-conference players are the most CU has had in its three-year history; the Buffaloes had five last season and four in 2014.

Moore, a junior midfielder, has 12 goals and eight assists. Kiernan, a sophomore attacker, leads the team with 35 goals, 45 points and 59 shots on goal. Brown, a sophomore, has emerged as the team’s top defender.

Fusco, a junior attacker, is second on the team with 31 goals and 40 points. Soenksen, a junior goalkeeper, has a 7.26 goals-against average and .456 save percentage.

USC’s Courtney Tarleton was named MPSF player of the year and USC head coach Lindsey Munday was named coach of the year.