Former Atholton girls lacrosse player Emma Johnson, red-shirt senior at James Madison University, was name the Colonial Athletic Conference Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Year for 2021.

Johnson also earned 1st-Team All-CAA honors as tied JMU’s career record for turnovers caused with 119 and finished third on the school’s all-time ground balls list with 167. She was also named to Tewaaraton Award Watch List.