Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/17/12
This is one of a series of previews for the 2012 Philly lacrosse season
Last Year’s Record/Accomplishments: 10-9 (6-3 in Friends Schools League) / Friends Schools League Runnner-up
Coach: Katie Bergstrom Mark, 10 seasons
Key Returnees: Midfield- Sr. Iris Williamson (Penn, team captain), Sr. Annie Morrissey (Dartmouth, team captain), and Sr. Isabella DiDio (MIT). Defense: Sr. captain Alex Clarke.
Key Newcomers: Five freshmen made the GFS varsity squad. The Class of 2015 will contribute immediately on attack this season.
Strengths: Speed in the midfield and our experienced and feisty defense, anchored by Clarke, Sophomore Caroline Myran, and Juniors Katherine Walden and Sophie Mercuris.
Goalkeeping: Jr. Lauren Shinn and Sophomore Dana Schulman.
Games to Watch: Big League match-ups against Friends’ Central and Shipley.
Moorestown Friends School
Last Year’s Record/Accomplishments: 9-6, 4-3 in Friends League.
Coach: Paige Dougherty, first year here. Previously at Lebanon Valley College and Jserra Catholic in San Juan Capistrano California.
Key returnees: Senior attackers Danielle Magaziner and Laura Bader. Midfielders Noelle Smith (sophomore) Lara Savon (senior) and Kailey Burgess (Junior). And Defender junior Lauren Lowe and ALea Couch Goalie.
Key newcomers: Katrina Savon sophomore in the midfield, Maureen Kelleher sophomore defense and Sarah Henig, freshmen on Defense.
Outlook for 2012: “With a new coaching staff and having graduated a lot of seniors last year, we have a lot of rising upperclassmen taking on new roles. Although people are in different positions, we have a lot of versatility within our team. The girls came out strong and are improving everyday. We are looking forward to making a name for ourselves in the Friends League and in states here in Jersey.”