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Trimble (Episcopal Academy), Murray (Downingtown East) named to USA U-19 training team

Wednesday, 4th August 2010

Categories Girl's/Women's, Posted 8/4/10
From US Lacrosse and Staff Reports

Episcopal Academy midfielder Taylor Trimble and Downingtown East goalie Allie Murray have been named as one of 24 selected for the U.S. U19 women’s national training team after a three-day tryout at University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).

US Lacrosse released the roster that will train to compete in the 2011 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) U19 World Championships in Hanover, Germany.

Trimble, a rising senior headed to Duke, was an All-American who led EA to its sixth straight Inter-Ac League championship. She earned honors this week and was the repeat winner of the Heather Leigh Albert Award as the top player at the National Tournament in May.

Murray, a rising senior bound for Notre Dame, led the Cougars to a fifth-place finish in the District 1 championships and into the quarterfinals of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association tournament. She was named to the team today.

US Lacrosse’s selection committee with head coach Krystin Porcella and her staff named the following to the 2011 U.S. U19 women’s national lacrosse team:

Madison Acton Sudbury, MA Lincoln Sudbury Regional M 2012
Tatum Coffey Toms River, NJ Toms River North M 2011
Jennifer Cook Towson, MD McDonogh A 2011
Dene’ Di Martino Manorville, NY Eastport South Manor M 2012
Cortney Fortunato Northport, NY Northport A 2013
Shannon Gilroy Northport, NY Northport M 2011
Sally Jentis Ridgewood, NJ Ridgewood D 2011
Alyssa Blevins Bel Air, MD C. Milton Wright D 2011
Kelsey Duryea Beverly, MA Governor’s Academy GK 2012
Christine Ferguson Weston, MA St. Paul’s D 2011
Allie Murry Downingtown, PA Downingtown GK 2011
Caileigh Sindall Silver Spring, MD Good Counsel D 2011
Barbara Sullivan Garden City, NY Garden City D 2011
Dani Lazo Stevensville, MD St. Mary’s M 2011
Erin McMunn Westminster, MD Winter Mill A 2011
Kelly McPartland Farmingdale, NY Farmingdale M 2011
Anna Salemo Littleton, CO Heritage A 2011
Brigid Smith Rockville, MD Good Counsel A 2011
Covie Stanwick Baltimore, MD Notre Dame Prep A 2011
Kayla Treanor Niskayuna, NY Niskayuna M 2012
Taylor Trimble Rosemont, PA Episcopal Academy M 2011
Sammy Jo Tracy Bedford, NY Fox Lane M 2012
Rachel Vallarelli Hartsdale, NY Holy Child GK 2012
Mikaela Rix Garden City, NY Garden City HS M 2011

“We’re really excited about the talent of this group,” said Porcella. “The level of play – physical and mental – and the athleticism of these girls was truly unbelievable all week. We can’t wait to get to work this fall putting all of the pieces together.”

Nathaniel Badder, US Lacrosse’s national teams program director, noted: “The purity of these tryouts was really special. More than 165 girls came from 25 different states and the selectors were from 10 different states to make it a truly national event. Seeing the extraordinary level of enthusiasm and energy throughout the week was inspiring.”

The team’s next training session is at the US Lacrosse Stars & Stripes festival in Boston, Mass., Oct. 9-10.

The 2011 FIL World Championship will take place in Hannover, Germany, Aug. 3-13, 2011. In 2007, Team USA won the gold at the quadrennial event, beating Australia 18-3 in Peterborough, Ontario.

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