15 - Colleen Strachan
Colleen Strachan
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bedford, MA
High School: Bedford
Position: M
Major: Business

2011: Started all 19 games as a junior…ranked 2nd on the team with 50 goals and 1st on the team with 71 points…scored 12 free position goals and recorded a team-high four game-winning goals…scored a season-high six goals and eight points in a 21-9 victory at Assumption (3/15)…scored three or more goals eight times…recorded five or more points seven times…grabbed a season-high seven groundballs and caused four turnovers at Assumption (3/15)…1st on the team with 65 draw controls…2nd on the team with 44 groundballs and 30 caused turnovers.

2010: Played in all 15 games…Named the Division II Unsung Hero award winner by womenslacrosse.com…ranked third on the team with 35 goals and fourth with 40 points…added 38 caused turnovers, second in the league and on the team to go with 28 ground balls and 22 draw controls…registered at least a point in all 15 games, recording 12 multi-point games and 12 multi-goal games…netted at least two goals in eight straight games…scored five goals and seven points at Franklin Pierce (4/28)…added three goals and four points in a NE-10 Quarterfinal victory over New Haven (5/5)…tallied six draw controls against Adelphi (3/31).

2009: Appeared in 14 games as a freshman…tallied seven goals and eight points…added 10 ground balls, 18 shots, and nine draw controls…registered at least a point in five of final six games, including two vs. Southern Connecticut (4/25)…netted first collegiate goal at Assumption (4/3). 

Before Merrimack: Participated in soccer, basketball, and lacrosse in high school...Dual County League Honorable mention for soccer as a sophomore...Dual County League Second Team All-Star for lacrosse as a sophomore...DCL Second Team All-Star for soccer and basketball as a junior...Lowell Sun First Team for basketball as a junior...DCL First Team and Lowell Sun First Team for lacrosse as a junior...DCL First Team for soccer, basketball, and lacrosse as a senior...Lowell Sun First Team for basketball and lacrosse as a senior...Captain of soccer, basketball, and lacrosse as a senior...Ned Spellman Sports Award as a senior

Personal: Born on August 28, 1989...daughter of Dale and Joseph Strachan...has two siblings, Jennifer and Joseph...sister Jennifer was a key contributor for the Merrimack Women's Lacrosse team during her career...enjoys playing sports and traveling...liberal arts major at Merrimack