MU Lacrosse (W) BIO
3 Erica Abendschoen

2013 (Fifth Year Senior): Appeared in 20 games for the Hawks, starting 19… Named a team captain… Her 7 assists placed her fourth on the team, and her 12 draw controls ranked fifth… Scored first goal of season at Navy (2/24)… Had a three point night at Lafayette with two assists (3/5)… Added a goal, assist, two ground balls, and two caused turnovers in overtime win over St. Joe’s (3/13)… Picked up five ground balls, had two draw controls and three caused turnovers against LIU Brooklyn (3/22)… Netted a pair of goals against Wagner (3/24)… Scooped up three ground balls at Mount St. Mary’s (3/29)… Notched a goal and an assist in NEC Tournament victory over Mount St. Mary’s (4/26).


2012 (Senior): Made an appearance in all 20 games, starting 9 in the midfield... Picked up 3 ground balls in season opener vs. Fairfield (2/18)... Had goals in back-to-back games against Navy (2/22) and Stony Brook (2/26)... Scored a goal and scooped up 2 ground balls at Lafayette (3/20)... Had a pair of two goal games, the first coming in the NEC opener against Saint Francis (3/23) and the other vs. Wagner (4/13)... Netted a tally in Northeast Conference Finals win over Mount St. Mary's (4/29)... Was named to 2012 Northeast Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll.


2011 (Junior): Played in all 17 games and started in all but one in the midfield for the Hawks… Finished the season in the top five for points on the team with 21, including 17 goals… Registered two hat tricks in wins over Liberty (3/6) and Wagner (4/1)… Had two goals and an assist in MU’s victory over LIU-Brooklyn (4/3)... Also racked up a pair of two-goal games against Robert Morris (4/17) and Blackbirds… Her 17 goals was a career-high and was fourth among Monmouth’s players… Finished the season with 20 ground balls, eight caused turnovers and nine draw controls… Member of the 2011 Spring Academic Honor Roll.

2010 (Sophomore):
Played in nine games in the Hawks midfield… Registered a shot on goal and gathered a ground ball in the 12-10 win against Binghamton (3/21)…Had a shot on goal in MU’s 14-6 victory over Bryant (4/9)… Member of 2010 Spring NEC Academic Honor Roll.

2009 (Freshman):
Appeared in three games before suffering a season-ending injury... Played in first collegiate game against Fairfield (2/22)... Had a three point effort in MU win over Saint Francis (3/20)... Tallied a goal and a pair of assists avgainst the Red Flash... Named to the NEC Academic Honor Roll.


High School: Named All Northern Hills Conference three consecutive years in a row during her time at James Caldwell High School... Named to All-Essex County team in both her junior and senior years... Represented and participated for the North in the NJ All Star Game in Madison, NJ... Led the Chiefs in assists and draw controls... Named team captain senior season... Also played soccer for the Chiefs where she earned all-conference honors.

Born March 25, 1990... Daughter of Thomas and Catherine Abendschoen... Major is undeclared.

Abenschoen's Career Stats:

2009 3 0 1 2 3 2 1 1 0
2010 9 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1
2011 17 16 17 4 21 33 20 9 8
2012 20 9 10 1 11 19 16 9 2
2013 20 19 8 7 15 41 21 12 13
TOTAL 69 44 36 14 50 97 59 32 24
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'7"
Year: 5th Year Senior
City/State: West Caldwell, NJ
High School: James Caldwell
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