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Womens’ recruits: Hooven (Great Valley), Malane (Clearview Regional) lead IUP’s Class of 2017

Monday, 9th September 2013

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Recruiting  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 9/9/13
From Press Release

The IUP women’s lacrosse program has announced its recruiting class that will begin play for the Crimson Hawks in the spring of 2014. Head coach Mindy Richmond released the details of her class on Friday.

The class of eight true freshmen comes from three different states, including three from Maryland, three from Pennsylvania and two from New Jersey. The class boasts four All-Area selections, 3 conference champions, 3 three sport athletes and 5 team captains.

IUP’s class includes Kimberly Hooven of Malvern, PA; Carissa Smith of East Brunswick, NJ; Sarah Knotts of Mount Airy, MD; Caitlin Rhoades of Mechanicsburg, PA; Hannah Bertolo of Murrysville, PA; Maggie Malane of Mullica Hill, NJ; Brandi Umberger of Walkersville, MD and Jamie Nicholson of Middletown, MD.

Kimberly Hooven
Midfielder
Malvern, PA | Great Valley High School

Three-year letter winner…played for Mongoose Lacrosse Club…Two-time Chestmont League Champions Three year record of 61-10…Team ranked Top 5 in Pennsylvania by LaxPower…Scored 40 goals and had 20 assists as a Senior Midfielder…Led team in Groundballs as a Sophomore Defender…Three-year Varsity Soccer player…Three-year Varsity Basketball player…2013 Team Captain and First Team All-Chestmont League for basketball…Early Childhood Development with Special Education Major

Maggie Malane
Defense
Mullica Hill, NJ | Clearview Regional High School

Two-year letter winner…played for South Jersey Select Club …2013 Team Captain…2012 South Jersey Group 4 State Champions…2013 Conference Champions in the Patriot Division…was a part of her teams 100th win …Three-year Varsity Basketball player…Won the Don Bills Award for Dedication, Leadership, Skill, and Work Ethic…Won Senior Sportsmanship Award for Basketball…Respiratory Care Major

Carissa Smith
Midfielder
East Brunswick, NJ | East Brunswick High School

Four-year letter winner…played for Garden State Elite Club…2013 Greater Middlesex County Defensive Player of the Year…Two-time All-County…Three-time All-Conference…Two year Varsity Captain…Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year Award Sophomore and Senior Year…totaled 48 goals, 15 assists and 88 groundballs her senior season …Two-year Varsity Soccer and Varsity Basketball player…Four-time Honor Roll Student…Sports Administration Major

Sarah Knotts
Goalie
Mount Airy, MD | Linganore High School
Three-year letter winner…played 2 years for Frederick Stars Club and 3 years for Rebels Club…Four-time Maryland Athletic Association Minds in Motion Award for Lacrosse and Field Hockey…played two years of Varsity Field Hockey…2012 Second Team All-Area Field Hockey Team…2012 Frederick County All Star Field Hockey Team…Member of National Honor Society…Member of Science National Honor Society…Four-time Honor Roll student…Key Club Treasurer…Graduated high school with highest honors…Nutrition/Dietetics Major

Caitlin Rhoades
Midfielder
Mechanicsburg, PA | Cumberland Valley High School
Four-year letter winner…2013 Mid-Penn Commonwealth Division Champions…Patriot-News 2012 & 2013 Mid-Penn girls’ lacrosse All-star…2012 & 2013 Mid-Penn First Team All-Conference…2012 ABC News Athlete of the Week and Mid-Penn Player of the Week Award…scored 81 goals and had 14 assists senior season…Four-year Varsity Field Hockey player…2013 Mid Penn Big 11 Field Hockey All Star…played on Mavericks Club Field Hockey team…Nutrition Major

Hannah Bertolo
Midfielder
Murrysville, PA | Franklin Regional High School
Two-year letter winner…2013 All-Section for Division I WPIAL…Team Captain…Two-time team MVP…Philly Girls Lacrosse Showcase All-Star Team…played three years of varsity basketball and was 2012 Defensive MVP …played four years of varsity tennis and was 2013 Captain …One-year Varsity Track and Field and went to WPIAL championships for Pole Vaulting and 4×1…President of FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America)…Business Major

Brandi Umberger
Defender
Walkersville, MD | Walkersville High School

Two-year letter winner…played for Frederick Stars Club…2013 Captain…2013 Second Team All-County… 2012 Honorable Mention All-County…Voted by her team “Most Tenacious” and “Best Defender” in 2013…Three-year Varsity Volleyball player…All-County Honorable Mention Volleyball 2011 and Captain 2012…Frederick Volleyball Club… Maryland Mystics Softball club…Four-time Scholastic Athlete…National Honor Society Member…Four-time Honor Roll Student…Four-time Academic Excellence Award…Early Childhood with Special Education Major

Jamie Nicholson
Attack
Middletown, MD | Tuscarora High School

Three-year letter winner… played for Frederick Stars club…Two-time MVAL All-League First Team… Two-time First Team All Gazette…Two-time First Team All-County…Two-time Offensive MVP…2013 Team Captain …2010 Most Improved Player Award…2011 Team MVP…Two-time Leading Point Scorer…2013 2nd in Frederick County in points in 2013 with 51 goals and 16 assists…Four-time Scholar Athlete…2012/2013 SGA Class President…Four-time Honor Roll Student… …International Studies Major…Chinese Minor

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