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Philly girls help Pennsylvania wins girls’ middle school championship at National Lacrosse Classic

Thursday, 7th July 2011

Categories Girl's/Women's, Youth, Posted 7/7/11

A Pennsylvania team, that included many Philly girls, claimed the championship of the inaugural middle school tournament Sunday by defeating New Jersey, 9-8, at the National Lacrosse Classic in Boyds, Md.

Pennsylvania won the championship of the Middle School division at the National Lacrosse Classic at Germantown, Md.

The three-day tourney featured six teams – PA, Delaware, Maryland, New York, New Jersey and Southeast – although girls from all regions were grouped on different teams.

The Pennsylvania team included Philly girls: Izzy McDonough (Charles F. Patton Middle School, Class of 2015), Michelle Barnes (Garnet Valley Middle School, 2016), Meg Camden Downingtown West (2015), Emily Mathewson (Garnet Valley Middle School, 2016), Ryan McKinney (Bishop Shannahan, 2015) and Laura Pansini (Baldwin School, 2016).

In addition to the lacrosse, the tournament included seminars on subjects like sports parenting, nutrition and fitness and NCAA eligibility rules.

The PA team was coached by Chelsea Rosiek, a former Temple standout who is an assistant at Wissahickon and a coach at Ultimate Goal Lacrosse Club.

PA Roster

Nicole Baiocco Villa Walsh Academy NJ 2015
Izzy McDonough Charles F. Patton Middle School PA 2015
Alexandra Baiocco Villa Walsh Academy NJ 2017
Michelle Barnes Garnet Valley Middle School PA 2016
Jordan Wood HB DuPont Middle School DE 2016
Lexxi Knoblock Cicero-North Syracuse NY 2016
Meg Camden Downingtown West PA 2015
Martha O’Brien Wilmington Friends School DE 2015
Abbey Ngai Lloyd Harbor NY 2017
Wilen Thomas E. Harrington Middle NJ 2015
Jillian Futter Lloyd Harbor School NY 2017
Morgan Hendry Community MS NJ 2016
Alexandra Hendry Community MS NJ 2016
Liz Mastrio St. Mary Academy MA 2015
Samantha Marino Cocalico PA 2015
Emily McBride Manheim Township Middle School PA 2015
Emily Mathewson Garnet Valley Middle School PA 2016
Ryan McKinney Bishop Shannahan PA 2015
Alison Pantazes Redding Middle DE 2015
Kelly Daggett Lancaster Country Day School PA 2015
Maddie Klee Wilson PA 2015
Katie Kotowski Cold Spring Harbor NY
Megan McCrady SI. Edmunds Academy PA 2017
Laura Pansini Baldwin PA 2016
Morgan Ryan Oak Knoll School NJ 2015

Other Philly girls that competed

Aubrey Deon Richboro Middle School PA 2015
Kara Nakrasius Garnet Valley PA 2016
Rachel Shapiro Shipley PA 2015

New Jersey
Madison Valerio Garnet Valley Middle PA 2015
Hailey Valerio Garnet Valley Middle School PA 2015
Chloe Jones William Penn Middle School PA 2017
Taylor Valerio Garnet Valley Middle PA 2015


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