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Four Philly women take their shots at U.S. World Cup Developmental Team

Saturday, 1st August 2009

Categories Girl's/Women's, Posted 8/1/09

Four Philly women are among 64 players trying out this weekend for spots on the 2009-10 U.S. World Cup Developmental team at UMBC.

The four include attack Jenna Martino (St. Joseph’s rising senior), midfielders Cara Filippelli (Loyola rising junior, Archbishop Carroll), Nicole Musto (Drexel rising senior) and defender Marie McKenna (2009 Princeton graduate, Penn Charter).

The 64 players were chosen from the US Lacrosse Women’s Division National Tournament in May. The team will be announced at about 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Five weeks ago the U.S. women’s national team claimed the gold medal in the 2009 FIL World Cup in Prague with a victory over defending champion Australia.

A look at the 64 players, by position and college:


Jillian Byers, Notre Dame

Rachel Culp, Virginia Tech

McKinley Curro, Boston University

Alexandra Emala, Virginia Tech

Elizabeth Falco, Hofstra

Grace Gaeng, Maryland

Whitaker Hagerman, Virginia

Jackie Lyons, Massachusetts

Jenna Martino, St Joseph’s

Colleen McCaffrey, Johns Hopkins

Kaitlyn Messinger, North Carolina

Shannon Smith, Northwestern


Kelly Berger, James Madison

Caroline Chesterman, Florida

Sarah Dalton, Boston University

Emily Dashiell, Louisville

Elizabeth Donegan, Colby

Christina Dove, Syracuse

Katrina Dowd, Northwestern

Lauren Dykstra, Lehigh

Cara Filippelli, Loyola

Alexandra Frank, Northwestern

Corrine Gandolfi, Hofstra

Julie Gardner, Virginia

Kristin Igoe, Boston College

Ashby Kaestner, Georgetown

Sarah Kuonen, North Carolina

Deirdre Lafferty, Cornell

Katie Lewis-LaMonica, Princeton

Nicole Musto, Drexel

Jamie Nesbitt, Stanford

Sarah Plumb, Dartmouth

Mallory Poole, C.W. Post

Erin Rawlick, Navy

Jennifer Russell, North Carolina

Lauren Schmitt, Stanford

Lauren Schwarzmann, Johns Hopkins

Jaime Sellers, William and Mary


Bryana Borrelli, Hofstra

Alicia Burkhart, Oregon

Kristen Carr, North Carolina

Becky Clipp, Maryland

Corcoran Downey, Boston University

Katy Fitzgerald, North Carolina

Tara Gardner, Loyola

Caroline Helmer, Cornell

Angela Hughes, Johns Hopkins

Alyssa Kildare, Johns Hopkins

Jenny Martin, Boston University

Marie McKenna, Princeton

Alexandra Mundy, Vanderbilt

Kelly Munroe, Boston University

Colleen Olsen, Dartmouth

Riley Perry, Massachusetts

Brittany Poist, Maryland

Brigid Strain, James Madison

Lacey Vigmostad, Northwestern

Ashley Wood, Duquesne


Catherine Conway, Boston College

Rachel Klein, Boston University

Kendall McBrearty, Virginia

Erin Tochihara, Princeton

Julie Wadland, Dartmouth

Natalie Wills, Vanderbilt

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