Women's Lacrosse

    Amanda Johansen
    Amanda Johansen


    Glen Head, N.Y.

    High School:
    North Shore HS





    Tarleton, Johansen, and de Lyra Receive IWLCA West Region Honors

    The trio of USC lacrosse sophomores was recognized on the IWLCA All-West Region second team


    USC Lacrosse Falls to Oregon in MPSF Quarterfinal

    The Women of Troy were eliminated, 7-6, in a rematch with the Ducks in Denver


    Five Trojans Earn All-MPSF Lacrosse Honors

    USC sophomores Caroline de Lyra and Amanda Johansen were each named to the all-conference first team


    Trojan Lacrosse Drops 12-7 Decision to Wildcats at Wrigley Field

    The USC women's lacrosse team fought hard but couldn't overcome an eight-goal deficit in a loss to Northwestern


    Trojans Stun Stanford to Snap Three-Game Skid

    The USC women's lacrosse team claimed an 11-10 win over the Cardinal to finish MPSF play with a 6-3 record


    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 junior season as a midfielder for the Women of Troy.

    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.