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National Letter of Intent week: Garnet Valley, Strath Haven girls (all Brandywine Majors) make choices

Saturday, 17th November 2012

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Recruiting  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/17/12

Four members of 2012 state runner-up Strath Haven and three members of two-time defending state champion Garnet Valley have made their commitments final during the National Letter of Intent early period.

Garnet Valley – From left to right is New Head Coach Jenny Purvis, Ashley Pyle (WestChester University), Coley Ricci (University of Delaware), Julia McGrath (The College of William and Mary) and Athletic Director Joe DiAntonio

All seven were starters in the state championship game in June when Garnet Valley edged Strayh Haven, 10-9, in overtime to win the crown. All seven also play for Brandywine Majors Lacrosse club. The players are coached at Brandywine by Karen Borbee and Betsy Glassford.

Garnet Valley
In the picture from left to right is first-year Head Coach Jenny Purvis, Ashley Pyle (West Chester University), Coley Ricci (University of Delaware), Julia McGrath (The College of William and Mary) and Athletic Director Joe DiAntonio.

*Ashley Pyle -
Varsity Starter on Back to Back PIAA State Championship Teams (’12 and ’11)
All Central – Honorable Mention ’11

*Coley Ricci –
Varsity Starter on Back to Back PIAA State Championship Teams (’12 and ’11)
All Central : First Team ’12, Hon Mention ’11
All Delco: First Team ’12, Second Team ’11

*Julia McGrath -
Varsity Starter on Back to Back PIAA State Championship Team (’12 and ’11)
2012 Academic All-American,
2011 PASLA National Tournament Team
All Delco: Honorable Mention ’11

Strath Haven High School

From left is Halie Yancey (Robert Morris), Brandywine Majors Club Asst. Coach Betsy Glassford, Kirsten Wilhelmsen (Lafayette College), Brandywine Majors Club Head Coach Karen Borbee, Morgan Glassford (Temple University), Jessica Borbee (William Smith).

From left to right is Halie Yancey (Robert Morris), Brandywine Majors Club Asst. Coach Betsy Glassford, Kirsten Wilhelmsen (Lafayette College), Brandywine Majors Club Head Coach Karen Borbee, and Morgan Glassford (Temple University). Seated next to Morgan Glassford is Jessica Borbee who will play Div III field hockey and lacrosse at William Smith. Missing from photo is Strath Haven Head Coach Rachel Busza.

*Hallie Yancey
2012 State Finalist
All PhillyLacrosse.com High Honorable Mention

*Kirsten Wilhelmsen
2012 State Finalist
All-Phillylacrosse.com High Honorable Mention, 2nd Team Central League, 2nd Team All-Delco. 2011 & 2012
2011, 2012 PASLA National Tournament Team
2013 Team Captain

*Morgan Glassford
2012 State Finalist,
All-Central: 2nd Team ’12
All-Delco: 2nd Team ’12
2013 SH co-captain

Jessica Borbee
2012 State Championship finalist
Central League: Honorable Mention ’12
2013 SH co-captain

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