Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 6/16/10
The PA Express 2012 girls’ lacrosse won its bracket at the Upper Atlantic All-American Showcase last weekend at United Sports in Downingtown by rallying past Maryland United, 8-6, in the championship game.
PA Express outscored its opponents, 79-19, and posted one shu
tout. PA Expressdefeated Maryland-based TLC, 11-5, in the semifinals, setting themselves up for the championship match against MD United. In the finals, PA Express came back from a three-goal deficit.
The team members included Erin Anderson (West Chester Henderson), Eva Winiarski (Downingtown West), McKenzie Rafferty (Downingtown East), Cassidy Novotny (Spring-Ford), Maura Fortino (Downingtown West), Linda Michaels (Episcopal Academy), Kathryn Skahan (Bishop Shanahan), Keely Frost (Villa Maria Academy), Emilee Ehret (Mount St. Joseph Academy), Lisa Heintzelman (Downingtown West), Katie O’Donnell (Pierce Middle School), Haley Swartz (Downingtown East), Eliza Moran (Agnes Irwin), Maisey Thompson (Woodlynde), Shannon Fluharty (Downingtown West), Kathryn Burke (Episcopal Academy), Jenna Mertz (Villa Maria Academy), Carrie Brennan (Villa Maria Academy), Haley Nelson (Downingtown East), Monica O’Hara (Merion Mercy) and Samantha Siegfried (Merion Mercy). The coaches were Cathy Swartz, Jen O’Donnell, Jen Anderson and Mike Swartz.