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Philly girls’ HS previews: Suburban One’s Upper Dublin, Plymouth Whitemarsh

Thursday, 21st March 2013

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Previews, Posted 3/21/13

This is one of a series of previews for the 2013 Philly lacrosse season

Upper Dublin

Coach: Dee Cross, 7th season

Last Year’s Record: 16-4; Suburban One American Conference Champions; 2nd Round of District 1 Playoffs

Key Returnees:
Taylor D’Ginto, Jr., Attack
Rachel DiFrangia, Jr. Attack
Anna Petrucci, Jr. Defense
Julie Cross, Soph., Mid
Anna Trentini, Jr. Attack
Sarah Gallagher, Soph., Goalie

Key Newcomers:
Sam Boyd, Sr., Mid
Kayla McAneney, Jr. Defense
Alycia Hildebrand, Jr. Defense
Kayla Mullen, Sr. Mid
Shelby Kenny, Sr. Mid
Emily Long, Jr. Defense
Michele Cappuccio, Soph., Defense
Julia Heller, Sr. Mid

“After graduating 8 seniors from last year’s squad, we are looking to rebuild the team. This year’s team may not have a lot of experience at the Varsity level, but they are all working hard to get better every day and we hope to remain competitive in the SOL American Conference.”

Plymouth Whitemarsh

Coach: Ellen K. Reilly, 21 years
Assistant Coaches: Katrina Metz and Michelle McLoughlin

Last year’s record: 5-13 overall, 4-8 in league

Notable Losses:
Jordyn Dunacusky, goalie Playing at Arcadia University
Gab Fazio defense, Playing field hockey Salisbury University
Mollie Getzfread midfield, Playing field hockey Indiana University
Meghan McCollough midfield, playing field hockey at Quinnipiac University
Amy Fink defense

Key Returnees:
Sarah Naylor 12th/atk
Kayla Wisniewski 12th/ midfield

Others to watch:
Morgan Nagy 11th/midfield
Kirsten Monte 10th/mid
Steph Fazio 10th/mid
Cassie Ward 10th/def
Emily Miller 10th/goalie

“Senior leadership is going to be key to the younger players being able to jell. We are very inexperienced, but we are looking to build consistency throughout the season to be able to compete in our league.”


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