Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/16/12
From Press Release
The USC women’s lacrosse program will introduce 18 freshmen – including Moorestpown’s Haleigh Dalmass – when it opens play for its inaugural season in the spring of 2013.
The Women of Troy signed and welcome the program’s first-ever recruiting class to campus with high expectations announced first-year head coach Lindsey Munday.
“We are so excited to officially welcome 18 freshmen to the Trojan Lacrosse Family,” said Munday. “This is a very special year for our program, and we are thrilled to have these players on board. This is a very talented group of athletes that will need to make an impact right away. The class has the leadership that we need as a young program, but most importantly, this group brings a passion for lacrosse and a desire for USC Lacrosse make an impact during our inaugural season.”
Thirteen of the new Trojans hail from the East Coast with 11 from the states of New Jersey and New York. USC adds just one player from the state of California: Liz Shaeffer of El Dorado Hills (Oak Ridge HS). Maggie Mawhinney has California ties from Murietta but moved to Fort Collins, Colo. to prep at Poudre HS.
Dalmass earned Honorable Mention All-American and All-Phillylacrosse.com South Jersey honors. She had 42 goals, 31 goals and 30 groundballs and helped the Quakers win the Tournament of Champions title and place second in the national rankings in every poll.
2013 USC WOMEN’S LACROSSE FRESHMAN CLASS
NAME HT. HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)
Courtney Tarleton 5-4 Ridgewood, N.J. (Ridgewood HS)
Kelsey Davey 5-6 Katonah, N.Y. (John Jay HS)
Amanda Johansen 5-10 Glen Head, N.Y. (North Shore HS)
Haleigh Dalmass 5-4 Moorestown, N.J. (Moorestown HS)
Carley Horan 5-8 Far Hills, N.J. (West Morris Mendham HS)
Liz Shaeffer 5-3 El Dorado Hills, Calif. (Oak Ridge HS)
Caroline Cordrey 5-7 Summit, N.J. (Summit HS)
Paige Bonomi 5-5 Northport, N.Y. (Northport HS)
Hayley Kerr 5-7 Port Washington, N.Y. (Paul D. Schreiber HS)
Caitlin Campion 5-6 Western Springs, Ill. (Lyons Township HS)
Maggie Mawhinney 5-6 Fort Collins, Colo. (Poudre HS)
Katie Austin 5-6 Alexandria, Va. (St. Stephens and St. Agnes School)
Caroline de Lyra 5-7 Brightwaters, N.Y. (Bay Shore Senior HS)
Jen Carroll 5-6 Houston, Texas (St. John’s HS)
Kelsey Dreyer 5-8 Gillette, N.J. (Watchung Hills Regional HS)
Eggy Plastaras 5-6 Fort Salonga, N.Y. (Kings Park HS)
Jacky Hennegan 5-5 Bremerton, Wash. (Central Kitsap HS)
Cassandra Collins 5-3 Easton, Conn. (St. Joseph HS)