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Philly girls’ high school previews: Suburban One American Conference’s Upper Dublin, Wissahickon

Monday, 21st March 2011

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Posted 3/20/11

This is one of a series of previews for the 2011 Philly lacrosse season

Team: Upper Dublin

Coach: Dee Cross, 5th season

Last Year’s record: 18 – 1; Suburban One American Conference Champions; 2nd round of District playoffs

Key returnees:
Kelly Cross, Junior, Midfield, 54 goals and 63 assists as sophomore, 1st team All Suburban One, committed to Syracuse
Michele DeVincent, Junior, Midfield, 1st Team All-Suburban as sophomore
Brooke Callahan, Junior, Attack, 36 goals, 1st Team All Suburban as sophomore
Emily Hitchings, Junior, Midfield, 34 goals as sophomore
Kaley Weinstein, Senior, Midfield
Steph Speese, Junior, Defense
Anna Lauer, Junior, Goalie

Key newcomers:
Megan Rock, Junior, Midfield
Anna Petrucci, Freshman, Defense
Taylor D’Ginto, Freshman, Attack
Rachele DiFrangia, Freshman, Attack

Coach’s Outlook for 2011 season:
“With a talented junior class and key freshmen newcomers who will contribute right away, we will work hard and come together to be able to compete in every game.”

Team: Wissahickon

Coach: Jamie Donahue Kane, 4th year.

Last year’s record: Overall: 17 wins 3 losses, made it to the 2nd round of PIAA playoffs, lost to champion team Radnor.League record: 12-2

Key returnees:
Laura Frankenfield, Attack/Midfield
Jessica Scannapieco, Goalie
Alex Smith, Midfield
Emily Croke, Midfield
Jackie Hibbs, Midfield
Ali Hunter, Defense
Zoe Kale, Defense
Alana Stutman, Attack

Others to watch:
Zoe Gomez, Attack
Taylor Myers, Midfield
Kelly Pierce, Defendse

Coach’s Outlook for 2011 season:
“Leadership from Alex Smith, Emily Croke and goalie Jess Scannapieco is vital. Laura Frankenfield and Jackie Hibbs provide intensity coming off their starting-varsity 9th grade years. We’ve been working hard in the off-season to create the best possible foundation for success this spring.”

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