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Philly girls’ high school previews: Lehigh Valley League’s Nazareth, Emmaus

Tuesday, 29th March 2011

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/29/11

This is one of a series of previews for the 2011 Philly lacrosse season

Team: Nazareth

Coach: Jennifer Nolan

Last year’s record: 21-2, LVC and District XI champs, PIAA opening round

Top returnees:
Gigi Sani, Senior,Midfield
Natasha Capecci, Junior, Midfield
Katie Wiltraut, Junior, Midfield
Hilary Holecz, Junior, Midfield
Rachel Repash, Junior, Attack
Kerrin Fair, Senior, Attack
Rachel Strzelecki, Junior, Goalie

Newcomers:
Kelseigh Wiltraut, Junior, Defense
Stevie Lynn Holecz, Freshman, Defense

Coach’s outlook for 2011 season:
“ Losing nine experienced seniors will be difficult to overcome. My concern two weeks ago before the first day of practice was, how will we gel together? How will we come together as one unit? I am very impressed with the first two weeks of the season.”

Team: Emmaus

Coach: Allison Moxey, 12th year

Last year’s record: 13-8 overall

Top returnees:
Nicole Schmidt, Junior, Attack, team-leading 68 points, 48 goals/ 20 assists
Caitlin Bryan, Junior, Center-mid, 47/14
Megan Traub, Junior, Midfield, 28/14
Angie DeBellis, Junior, Attack, 24/8
Allison Mikelson, Junior, Midfield, 22/2
Colleen Ehrig, Junior, Defense
Katie Stewart, Senior, Defense
Allison Haas, Junior, Goalie

Newcomers:
Aislinn Bryan, Sophomore, Attack
Ciara Bryan, Sophomore, Defense
Kassidy Green, Sophomore, Defense
Annie Kennedy, Freshman, Attack
Kayla Mack, Freshman, Midfield

Coach’s outlook for 2011 season:
“We feel pretty good and confident with what we have coming back this year. We have a strong team and as long as we stay healthy we should be okay. Our goal is to get better each game and to get into the league, district and state playoffs. We also want to perform better in our non-league schedule.”

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