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Philly girls’ HS previews: PAC-10’s Perkiomen Valley, Pope John Paul II, Pottsgrove

Thursday, 19th March 2015

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Previews, Posted 3/19/15
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Perkiomen Valley

Head coach: Kathy Kelly, 4th season

2014 Record: 3-9-1 PAC-10, 5-9-1 overallPL-Boys-HS-previews11

Players to watch
Harley Barrett (Goalie, 12th) ; Coastal Carolina; 2014 All Pac 10
Nathalie Sell (Defense, 12th); Millersville; Brine All American; 2014 All Pac 10
Laura Dunne (Attack, 12th); Philadelphia University; 2014 All Academic
Christie Balestra (Attack; 11th); Lehigh University; 2014 All PAC 10, 65 goals
Emma Britton (Attack, 11th); Lock Haven
Anna Koniencki (Attack, 10th)

Coach’s Outlook: “Perkiomen Valley continues to rebuild behind the leadership of seniors Nathalie Sell, Harley Barrett and Laura Dunne. With young players coming up through the ranks and plenty of hard work in the off season, PV is looking forward to a strong showing in 2015.”

Pope John Paul II

Head coach: Maureen Burger, 3rd season

2014 Record: 3-10 PAC-10, 5-11 overall

Returnees/players to watch
Kate Cressman – midfielder – Seton Hill commit
Angela McMonagle – attack
Bridget Rauh – defense – Frontier Division 1st team
Meghan Haffey – defense

Coach’s outlook: “We continue to improve each year and we are looking forward to a competitive season.”


Head coach: Kirstin Mayberry, 4th season

2014 Record: 0-13 PAC-10, 4-13 overall

Returnees/players to watch
Hailey Jacobs – Senior, Goalie – Signed with Seton Hill University, 164 Saves in 2014
Caitlin Gillette – Senior, Attack – 2014 PAC-10 Honorable Mention, 23 goals
Brianna West – Senior, Midfield – 23 goals
Arayna Hedgepeth – Senior, Attack, 19 goals
Cheyenne Owens – Junior, Attack
Courtney Petrucelli – Junior, Midfield
Alyssa O’Neill – Junior, Defense
Rachel Levengood – Junior – Defense

Coach’s outlook: “We are returning all of our starters from last season while adding in a few new strong players. There are some underclassmen that are showing a lot of promise and we are looking forward to them making an impact on the field. After struggling in the PAC-10 last season, the team has come back more determined than ever. There is a tremendous amount of improvement in both individual skills and team concepts. We are looking to improve upon our record from last season and be able to compete with the league’s top teams.”


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