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Frankenfield (Wissahickon), Cicone (Ursuline, DE) named as prestigious Jackie Pitts Award winners

Monday, 17th June 2013

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Posted 6/17/13

Wissahickon senior midfielder Laura Frankenfield has been named as the Philadelphia region’s Jackie Pitts Award winner by US Lacrosse.

According to US Lacrosse, “This award recognizes a graduating senior in each chapter who truly honors the game of lacrosse, is invested in the development of the game in her community, is an exceptional player who continually strives to improve her game, and is an exemplary member of her team. She exemplifies the spirit of the game, on and off the field. Academically, she is an outstanding student and a valued role model in her school.”

Frankenfield established a school career record for goals this year with 284 (131 career assists for 415 points) and had 82 goals (33 assists) this season. She was named US Lacrosse Honorable Mention All-American (second straight year) and Academic All-American (second straight year) and First Team Suburban One American Conference (fourth straight year).

Her academic honors include being on the HS Honor Roll every quarter and finishing with a GPA of 4.14 (weighted). Frankenfield’s community service projects included: Team Leader, Pink Hair for Hope Campaign (Community Fundraising Campaign for The American Cancer Society); and Club Leader, Wissahickon FANS. She also was an honoree of the Pansini & Mezrow Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll.

The Delaware region winner was goalie Cecilia Cicone of Ursuline Academy. Cicone, an Academic All-American who lives in Newark, will attend Catholic University.

Jackie Pitts Award winners around the country
Arizona-Sara Phister, M (Mountain Pointe, 2013)
Chesapeake-Anne McGarvey, D (Severn School, 2013)
Connecticut-Linsday Schneider (East Lyme, 2013)
Delaware-Cecilia Cicone, GK (Ursuline Academy, 2013)
Delmarva-Paige Gamble, M (Easton, 2013)
Eastern Mass-Victoria Moore, M (Buckingham Browne and Nichols, 2013)
Georgia-Rachel Flatt, A/M (Blessed Trinity Catholic, 2013)
Greater Baltimore-Sophia Cutts (2013)
Greater Houston-Sara Holland, A (Lamar, 2013)
Greater Los Angeles-Monica Harmon, M (Granada Hills, 2013)
Hampton Roads-Emma Thompson, A (Jamestown, 2013)
Idaho-Jessica Craig, M (Eagle, 2013)
Illinois-Grace Foley, D (Loyola Academy, 2013)
Indiana-Erin Kunkel (Zionsville Community, 2013)
Long Island Metro-Cortney Fortunato (2013)
Michigan-Erika Neumen, M (Rockford, 2013)
Missouri-Annie Spewak, M (Parkway West, 2013)
New Hampshire-Callie Santos, A (Bishop Guertin , 2013)
New Jersey North-Allison Murnick (Montclair, 2013)
New Jersey South-Macy Scott (Toms River South, 2013)
North Carolina-Alexandra Valinski, M (John T. Hoggard, 2013)
North Texas-Josie Novak, M (Highland Park, 2013)
Ohio Chapter-Maria Nobile (Olentangy Orange, 2013)
Oregon-Natalie Shishido, M (Wilson, 2013)
Philadelphia-Laura Frankenfield (Wissahickon, 2013)
Potomac-Besser Dyson, A (St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes, 2013)
Rhode Island-Kelly Dolan, A,M (Barrington, 2013)
Richmond-Amy Korcsmaros, A (Hanover, 2013)
Southern Ohio -Anna Shaw, D (Mount Notre Dame, 2013)
Southwest Virginia-Annie Barnes, D (Patrick Henry, 2013)
Utah-Hanna Thatcher, D (Olympus, 2013)
Vermont-Anne-Marie Farmer (South Burlington, 2013)
Western Maryland-Madeline Bodden, D (Winters Mill, 2013)
Western PA-Kaelin Clogan, G (Pine Richland, 2013)
Wisconsin-Meredith Jeffers, M (University School of Milwaukee, 2013)



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