Edison, NJ - Katie Sheahin of Loyola University was named to the All-Jesuit Team, as announced by the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities on Friday, April 20th.
Also honored for Loyola was senior guard Miriam McKenzie, who along with Fairfield Unviersity's Taryn Johson recieved All-Jesuit honorable mentions.
Sheahin was one of ten players to be named to the National All-Jesuit Team, and the only Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference player to earn the honor. The Brookeville, Md., native was an All-MAAC First Team honoree while being named the MAAC Defensive Player of the Year for the second-straight season. She led Loyola in scoring at 15.1 points per game and ranked tenth in the nation at 3.4 steals per game.
Also an All-MAAC First Team selection, McKenzie finished second in the MAAC in rebounding at 8.4 boards per game, and was second on the team in scoring at 14.4 points per game. The senior finished her career at Loyola ranked fourth all-time in scoring with 1,398 career points.
Johnson led the league in field goal percentage (.545) and blocks (1.8) during her senior campaign. Johnson posted nine double-doubles and scored in double figures in 25 of her 33 games played. An All-MAAC First Team selection, the forward was also named to the MAAC All-Tournament Team after averaging 11.0 points and 5.0 rebounds per contest to propel the Stags into the MAAC Championship Finals.
The All-Jesuit Team represents student-athletes from 28 Jesuit colleges spread across the United States that play basketball on all three levels of the NCAA and also in the NAIA. They share the mission of Jesuit education, founded nearly 500 years ago under the principles of St. Ignatius Loyola to educate young people to become men and women dedicated to service and compassionate leadership. Students at Jesuit colleges have long excelled in the classroom and in the community, but they also have played a major role in collegiate basketball in the last 100 years.