Women's Lacrosse

    Amanda Johansen
    Amanda  Johansen


    Glen Head, N.Y.

    High School:
    North Shore HS





    11 Lacrosse Trojans Tabbed For MPSF All-Academic Notice

    The Women of Troy placed 11 players on the conference academic team


    Trojan Lacrosse Falls in NCAA Overtime Heartbreaker to Syracuse

    The Women of Troy came up short in a 12-11 finish at the Carrier Dome in the NCAA quarterfinals


    Tarleton, Michael, and Johansen Named IWLCA All-Americans

    Courtney Tarleton and Michaela Michael are the program's first-ever IWLCA first-team All-Americans


    Five Trojans Receive IWLCA All-Region Honors

    The Women of Troy had four players on the IWLCA's All West/Midwest Region first team and one on the second team


    USC Lacrosse Stymies Stanford For NCAA Quarterfinal Berth

    The Women of Troy are the first MPSF team ever to advance to the NCAA quarterfinals


    WLax: USC at Brown

    The Women of Troy suffered a tough 9-8 setback in Providence, R.I., as the Brown Bears claimed a double-overtime win.


    WLax: USC vs. Marquette

    The Trojans took a 12-9 win over fellow first-year program Marquette on McAlister Field.


    WLax: USC at Bryant

    The Women of Troy dropped a 15-8 decision to the Bulldogs in Smithfield, R.I., on March 19.


    WLax: USC at Princeton

    USC women's lacrosse dropped an 18-13 decision to Princeton in Princeton, N.J., on Sunday, March 3.


    WLax: USC at LIU Brooklyn

    The Women of Troy defeated the Blackbirds, 23-8, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to win their first-ever road game.

    Johansen enters her senior season as a midfielder for the Women of Troy.

    As a junior, Johansen started and played in all 20 games for USC… named to the IWLCA All-West/Midwest Region Second TeamMPSF All-Conference First Team… chosen for MPSF Offensive Player of the Week for April 6… finished the season with 57 points (40g, 17a) and with 57 draw controls, 28 ground balls, and 20 caused turnovers… her 2.00 goals per game ranked eighth and her 2.85 points per game ranked ninth in the MPSF… scored a game-winning goal over Fresno State (Feb. 24) and was 9-for-14 on free-position shots… recorded seven hat-trick games including two games in which she scored career-high tying five goals (vs. Fresno State, Feb. 24; vs. California, Mar. 13)… tied her career mark with three assists in a single game on two occasions (vs. Oregon, Apr. 3; vs. Denver, May 1)… caused a season and career-high five turnovers against Colorado (Apr. 10).

    As a sophomore, Johansen received her second MPSF All-Conference First Team selection and was named to the IWLCA All-West Region Second Team… led Trojans in draw controls (55) and ranked 60th in the nation with 3.06 dcpg… scored 20 goals (fifth on the team) and added five assists for 25 points (fifth on the team)… appeared in and started all 18 of USC’s games and scored in 14 of the contests… went 6-for-18 on free-position shot attempts and finished the season with 55 draw controls, 23 ground balls (third on the team), and 17 caused turnovers (second on the team)… had six draw controls in a 20-15 win over California (April 6), which was second most by a USC player in a game in 2014, and had the second highest total for caused turnovers in a single game by a Trojan with three against Denver (April 13).

    As a freshman, Johansen appeared in and started all 18 of USC’s games in the program’s inaugural season… she was named MPSF Rookie of the Year and All-MPSF First Team… selected to IWLCA All-West/Mid-West Region First Team… received MPSF Rookie of the Week honors three times (Feb. 25, Mar. 11, and Apr. 29)… named to the MPSF All-Tournament Team… finished with an MPSF single-season record 100 draw controls, and added 26 ground balls (second on the team), and 11 caused turnovers (fourth on the team)… led the MPSF and ranked seventh in the nation for draw controls (5.56 dcpg)… ranked third on the team with 41 goals and added 16 assists to tally 57 points (second on the team)… scored game-winning goal against Marquette (Mar. 16)… had two double-digit draw control games (10 vs. Presbyterian; Feb. 15) including a new MPSF single-game record with 13 draw controls against Fresno State (Apr. 20)… scored in all but two games and reached a career-best five goals in a 12-7 win over UC Davis (March 6).

    Johansen was a four-year letterwinner at North Shore High School… was a four-year starter in soccer, basketball, and lacrosse… three-time All-County selection as a freshman, junior and senior… named All-Class as a sophomore and All-Long Island second team as a junior… won the team MVP award as a freshman, sophomore, and junior… led her league in points and goals as a senior… earned first-team All-Long Island, and All-American as a senior… selected North Shore HS Most Outstanding Athlete as a senior… played club lacrosse with Long Island Liberty for five years… member of the National Honors Society.

    Amanda Erin Johansen was born on Dec. 15, 1993, in Queens, N.Y.… parents are Chris and Sue Johansen… has two brothers, Billy and Stephen, and one sister, Kelly… majoring in business administration with a minor in sports media.