Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/28/14
Pansini & Mezrow and Phillylacrosse.com congratulate this week’s honorees for the Pansini & Mezrow Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. Each winner receives a $50 gift certificate to Starbuck’s. Overall male and female winners at the end of the season will receive a large cash prize. HS coaches can nominate their players by sending information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alexandra Silvera, Episcopal Academy, Senior Attack, committed to Columbia
Academics: GPA of 3.5
Service projects: JCC food bank, Cradles to Crayons, LEAPS Lacrosse, Cosa Cosa
Academic Awards: Mordechai Anizlewicz Creative Arts award 2009-2010
Major lax honors: Team Captain 2013-2014 Season, PASLA select team- Philly 2012, Under Armour Underclassmen 2013, Inter-Ac championship 2012-13, PAISSA championship 2012-13, Philly Showcase Fab 40 All-Star 2011-12, Maccabi Team 2010-11, Soccer Inter-Ac champ 2012
Grayson Melby, Germantown Friends, Junior Midfielder
Athletics: A 3-sport varsity athlete for 3 years. She plays varsity soccer, squash and lacrosse. She is a nationally ranked squash player.
Major lax honors: Two-year starter, team leader in draw controls and assists last year, averaging four goals per game this year and leading team in draw controls, First Team Friends Schools All League as a sophomore
Service: Model United Nations, Tiger Pride Club
Academics: Straight A’s throughout HS career; as a junior taking Latin 4, Biology, Advanced Chemistry, Differential Calculus and English as well as a Global Online Academy Course: International Macroeconomics.
Will Ohley, Strath Haven, Senior attackman
Major lax honors: Second Team All Central 2013, Central League Honorable Mention 2012, All Delco Honorable Mention 2012-13
Service Projects: Volunteer at Riddle Memorial Hospital and City Team Ministries
Academic Honors: Honor Roll, National Honor Society, GPA: 4.0
Awards: Strath Haven Scholar Athlete 2013
Sean Tornetta, Perkiomen Valley, Senior Attackman, signed with Monmouth
Major lax honors: First team PAC 10, 2nd Team All Area 2013, Offensive MVP 2012 and 2013, Nicholas Colleluori Leadership Award 2013, David Alexander Founders Award for Community Service, dedication and passion on and off the field 2013, Brine All American representing PA 2013, Philly Showcase Fab 40 All Star and Big 4 Lacrosse All Star 2012, 2013, University of Delaware Tournament All-Star selection 2013, Member of Dukes 2014 National Champion Team at Champ Camp 2014.
Service projects: Fundraising for Headstrong Foundation, Participated in “Growing the Neighborhood Fairmount Park Clean Up,” Coached Middle School team for our youth program, Counselor for local kids at Perkiomen Valley’s Fun Camp.
Academic honors: Distinguished Honors, GPA 3.58