Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/3/11
Editor’s Note: Phillylacrosse.com honors the girls’ players from Philly for the 2011 season. The All-Phillylacrosse.com teams were chosen after much discussion with coaches and other media members. The major considerations were player performance and how much the players helped their teams succeed. Tomorrow: defenders & goalies; Friday: High Honorable Mention
All-Phillylacrosse.com 2011: Girls’ midfield-defense
Kristen Bandos, Notre Dame, Junior
Inter-Ac League First Team … Collected 64 goals and 49 assists …Led Irish to second-place finish in Inter-Ac and 14-5 record …Committed to Georgetown.
Alex Duckenfield, Strath Haven, Senior
US Lacrosse All-American, Central League First Team … Collected 74 goals and 45 assists …Led Panthers to second round of District 1 playoffs … Signed with Vanderbilt.
Callie Francis, The Hill School, Senior
US Lacrosse All-American, Academic All-American … Had 53 goals and 42 assists … Is the school’s all-time points and assists leader with 249 points on 159 goals and 90 assists … All-MAPL First Team … Headed to Duke.
Macie Hauck, North Penn, Senior
US Lacrosse All-American, Suburban One Continental Conference First Team … Scored 76 goals …Led Maidens to fifth straight conference title … Signed with Temple.
Allyson Heavens, Garnet Valley, Junior
US Lacrosse All-American, Central League First Team … Collected 66 goals, 40 assists, 57 groundballs and 43 draw controls …Led Jaguars to share of first Central League crown and first PIAA championship … Committed to Penn State.
Alex Poplawski, Springfield-Delco, Sophomore
US Lacrosse All-American, Central League First Team … Collected 62 goals and 31 assists, 57 draw controls, 56 groundballs …Led Cougars to share of Central League title, berth in District 1 semifinals and state quarterfinals.
Phillylacrosse.com Coach of the Year choices
2011 – Boys’ Team Coach of the Year: John Nostrant. Haverford School
2011 – Girls’ Team Coach of the Year: Kate Henwood, Garnet Valley
Boys’ Team Coach of the Year Honorable Mention choices
Girls’ Team Coach of the Year Honorable Mention choices
Phillylacrosse.com Girls’ Players of the Year
2011 – Taylor Trimble, Episcopal Academy, senior midfielder
2011 – Halley Barnes, Garnet Valley, junior midfielder
Girls’ Player of the Year Honorable Mention choices
Phillylacrosse.com Boys’ Players of the Year
2011 – Conor Kelly, Haverford School, senior goalie
2011 – Brian Dailey, Conestoga, senior long stick midfielder
Boys’ Player of the Year Honorable Mention choices