Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/7/09
Matt Finor, Council Rock South boys, sophomore midfielder
Off the field: He has a 3.3 GPA and is currently taking Honors Geometry., Honors Chemistry, Humanities Soc., Accelerated English and Accelerated Spanish 3. He has A’s and B’s in all classes. Finor has over 100 LINCS (community service) hours logged with the Guidance office. Each fall he volunteers at the Middle School as an assistant football coach for the Heavy Weight Team. He has done this for the past 2 years.
On the field: He is the team’s No. 1 face-off man averaging 68.9% on the face-offs this year. He is a steady midfielder known for his boundless energy and enthusiasm for the game.
Ward McMasters, Wissahickon boys, junior long-stickmidfielder
Off the field: He has a 3.6 GPA, and is currently carrying three AP level courses, with all remaining courses at the honors level. He is a member of the National Honor Society and volunteers as a coach for our youth program.
On the field: This is his third year as an LSM on the varsity. He has 9 takeaways so far this season, as well as 9 groundballs.
Alexa Buckley, Episcopal Academy girls, junior attack
Off the field: She was involved in Starfinder (volunteering to coach soccer and teach leadership to children from Philadelphia) for four years, is on the Episcopal Academy Community Service Board, and spends one night a week all year with Bryn Mawr Tutoring (for underserved children in Philadelphia). She also is a member of the Key Club, has a 3.5 GPA with AP courses in US History, Pre-Calculus, Chemistry and Spanish 4.
On the field: Is a starter on a team that is ranked third in the state in the PA Media Rankings and is a standout soccer player who spent four years in the Olympic Developmental Program.
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