Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 6/2/10
Nine Philly girls have been named to participate in the 2010 Girls’ High School Showcase in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., from July 17-19.
In addition, two of the coaches are from Philly: Unionville head coach Wendy Landry and Upper Dublin’s Dee Cross.
The event is sponsored by US Lacrosse and is part of the ESPN Rise Games. Eighty players from around the country have been selected to play in this inaugural event, which features a four-team format over three days.
Each player will participate in four games over two days at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. In all, eight scholastic coaches from around the country will co-coach the four teams.
The Philly players selected include: Radnor’s Courtney Campbell, Kelyn Freedman and Allie Martin, Unionville’s Melissa Lloyd, Upper Dublin’s Amy Cross, Merion Mercy’s Margaret Corzel, Hatboro-Horsham’s Lauren Purvis, Springfield-Delco’s Shannon Burns and Lawrenceville School’s Camille Richardson (of Berwyn).
Campbell (attack) and Martin (midfield) are on Team Freedom; Lloyd (goalie), Corzel (midfield) and Richardson (midfield) are on Tam Spirit; Freedman (defender) and Cross (midfield) are on Team Liberty; while Burns (midfield) and Purvis (midfield) are on Team Pride.
All players selected had to be US Lacrosse All-Americans as juniors.
The coaches are:
Team Freedom (Navy)
Bruce Barker (CO)
Wendy Landry (\Unionville, PA)
Team Liberty (Green)
Pete Collins (IL)
Dee Cross (Upper Dublin. PA)
Team Spirit (Royal)
Mary Hopkins (FL)
Erin Carroll (MA)
Team Pride (Red)
Bert McLain (MA)
Kathryn Davis (AL)
Participant Selection Process
Eighty (80) of the top girls’ high school lacrosse players from the class of 2010, representing nineteen (19) states, have been selected for the inaugural Champion© High School Showcase, a US Lacrosse event.