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Women’s recruits: Lehigh’s Class of 2017 includes two from Philly

Monday, 22nd July 2013

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Recruiting, Posted 7/22/13
From Press Release

Lehigh head women’s lacrosse coach Jill Redfern (Ursinus) announced the Mountain Hawks’ incoming class of 2017 on Monday, which features 10 student-athletes from sixdifferent states. The freshmen will look to jump in and make an impact on a young squad competing in a new-look Patriot League in 2014.

“We are excited to welcome our 2017 class to campus in just a few short weeks,” said Redfern. “The greatest collective strength of this group is their competitiveness and enthusiasm for Lehigh and our lacrosse program. We are confident they will be outstanding members of the Lehigh community while contributing all of their unique talents as lacrosse players to our team.”

Three Pennsylvania natives are Caroline Haynie from North Wales, Lindsay McCanney from Sinking Spring, and Julianne D’Orazio from Bryn Mawr. Six other states are also represented: California, New York, New Jersey, Maryland and Minnesota.

For a complete player-by-player rundown of all 10 incomers, please see below:

Lauren Beausoleil • M • Ridgewood, N.J. • Arts and Sciences
A dual-sport standout at Ridgewood High School, Beausoleil earned four letters in both lacrosse and basketball. Voted the Female Athlete of the year at Ridgewood, she received the 2013 YMCA Female Student-Athlete award and was voted MVP for her high school team. Beausoleil played in the Under Armour underclassmen All-American game for New Jersey. Beausoleil was named First Team All-League and All-County as a junior and senior. She’s in the top 10 in school history in career groundballs, interceptions and draw controls. Beausoleil was also a 1,000 point scorer in basketball, and holds the school record for career free-throw percentage and three-pointers.

Coach Redfern on Beausoleil: “Lauren can run all day and has great speed. She has all the attributes of a true middie.”

Krista Dampman • A • Garden City, N.Y. • Business
Stellar on the field and in the classroom at Garden City High School, Dampman won seven letters in lacrosse and field hockey, and was also a four-year scholar-athlete. In lacrosse, she led the team in points with 73 (46 goals, 27 assists). Dampman was named to the 2013 Newsday All-Long Island Second Team, and was an All-Nassau County Honoree and US Lacrosse Academic All-American. She helped lead her lacrosse squad to a 2013 conference championship. Garden City was three-time Long Island, Nassau County and New York State Class B champions. Dampman received the 2013 Senator Kemp Hannon Athletic Leadership Rising Star Award and was a Top Ten Girls Athletic Association honoree with 435 career points. Off the field, she was a member of the National Latin Honor Society, serving as president. Dampman was also a member of the National Spanish Honor Society, was a US Lacrosse Academic All-American and garnered an AP Scholar Award.

Coach Redfern on Dampan: “Krista is an accomplished dodger and finisher, and a strong off-ball player as well.”

Julianne D’Orazio • M • Bryn Mawr, Pa. • Arts and Sciences

A multi-sport athlete at Merion Mercy Academy, D’Orazio played lacrosse, basketball and field hockey. In lacrosse, she was a two-time First Team All-American and Academic All-American, while garnering First Team All-Main Line in 2012. D’Orazio was the MVP of her squad senior year. She also received the Merion’s Senior Athlete Award, and was inducted into Merion’s Hall of Fame. D’Orazio was named to Team Liberty of the All-American Showcase held July 22-27 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Off the field, D’Orazio was a member of the National Honor Society, vice president of the Math National Honor Society and a four-year honor roll student.

Coach Redfern on D’Orazio: “Jules has the intangibles that make her a terrific finisher. She will also add great toughness to our ride and draw unit.”

Caroline Haynie • A • North Wales, Pa. • Arts and Sciences

A two-sport star at Germantown Academy, Haynie captained both the lacrosse and field hockey teams. In lacrosse, Haynie was a First Team All-Inter-AC honoree in 2011 and 2012, and was named the Most Valuable Offensive Player in 2011. She holds the school record for assists in a season, and is among the top five leading scorers all-time at Germantown Academy with 293 career points. Haynie was also an Academic All-American and AP Scholar, earning high honors every semester.

Coach Redfern on Haynie: “Crease attack and assisting are Caroline’s strengths.”

Allison LaBeau • M • Geneva, Ill. • Arts and Sciences
A two-sport athlete at Mountain Lakes High School, LaBeau was a three-year letterwinner in both lacrosse and soccer. In 2013, she was named First Team All-County, Second Team All-League and a New Jersey All-Star. Her high school was North-Group I Sectional Champions, and Conference and County champions. LaBeau recorded 92 career goals and added 49 assists over her stellar high school career. Off the field, she was a member of the National Honors Society, along with the Spanish Honors Society.

Coach Redfern on LaBeau: “Allie is skillful, versatile and smart. We project she will be a midfielder.”

Emily May • D/M • Baltimore, Md. • Arts and Sciences
A multi-sport student-athlete at Hereford High School, May participated in lacrosse, soccer, cross country and track and field. She was a four-year lacrosse starter on Hereford, which was a two-time Baltimore County Champion. May was a two-time Baltimore Metro Schoolgirls Team selection. She was named to the 2012 ESPN Top 100 Lacrosse Players Watch list and in 2013, was a Varsity Sports Network Lacrosse Player to Watch. She was also a two-time member of the US Lacrosse All-Academic Team. Off the field, May was a member of the National Honor Society, National French Language Honor Society and the National Latin Honor Society. She was the recipient of the Athletic Department Award at Hereford.

Coach Redfern on May: “Outwork and outhustle are trademarks of Emily’s game.”

Lindsay McCanney • M • Sinking Spring, Pa. • Business
A four year letterwinner in both lacrosse and field hockey, McCanney helped lead Wilson High School to a Berks County championship in 2010 and 2012. The senior captain earned All-County honors from 2011-13, and was named Reading Eagle Player of the Week in 2013. McCanney tallied 107 goals and 45 assists over her career. Off the field, she was a member of the National Honor Society and made the high honor roll each quarter of her high school career.

Coach Redfern on McCanney: “Fast, strong athlete who will contribute on our defense unit.”

Jessica Sanyour • D • Summit, N.J. • Business
Sanyour was a multi-sport athlete at Summit, earning 11 varsity letters as a standout in lacrosse, ice hockey and lacrosse. She received the Wheeler Award as a Summit Athlete who helped out the community. Sanyour was a captain and Second Team All-Conference performer as a senior, leading Summit to the Group 2 State Championship while also garnering the Hiltopper Award in 2013. Sanyour was a senior captain in soccer and Hilltopper Award winner in 2011. In ice hockey, she was the team’s leading goal scorer in 2012 and 2013 after earning Most Improved Player in 2011. As a senior captain, she helped lead the squad to the New Jersey Public School Championship. Also strong in the classroom, Sanyour won one gold and one silver medal on the National Latin Examination. She graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Coach Redfern on Sanyour: “Jessica brings grit and team-first mentality.”

Angela Tulio • M/D • Orange County, Calif. • Arts and Sciences
A three-year letterwinner at Arnold O. Beckman High School, Tulio played every position on the field, from defense to midfield to attack and goalie. The versatile player was the MVP for her varsity squad her senior year. She was named First Team All-League for the Pacific Coast League in 2012 and 2013, First Team All-County in 2013, received the team’s Offensive Player of the Year in 2012 and made the Orange County/LA County Women’s Divisional National Team in 2011 and 2012.Tulio tallied 42 goals and added 16 assists her senior season. In the classroom, she earned a 3.8 GPA through her four years, and was awarded the Women’s Athlete of the Year for the 2012-13 school year.

Coach Redfern on Tulio: “Angie’s competitive mentality sets her up for a great transition to the college game. She’s a relentless midfielder.”

Taylor Tvedt • GK • Apple Valley, Minn. • Arts and Sciences
Tvedt was a standout in lacrosse and hockey at Eastview High School in Minnesota. A four-time All-Conference performer and three-time All-State honoree, Tvedt was named the team’s Rookie of the Year in 2010 and MVP every season. She owns the school record for saves in a season and save percentage. The three-time captain garnered the Lightning Leadership Award in 2011 and 2013 and was U.S. Lacrosse High School All-Academic in 2012 and 2013. In hockey, Tvedt was named Most Improved Player in 2010 while captaining the 2013 squad and earning several other honors like Outstanding Academic Athlete, Best Defensive Player and the Hobey Baker Character Award. Tvedt was the school’s Student-Athlete of the Year in 2013, garnering academic letters every year and earning a spot on the Journal Honor Roll as a senior.

Coach Redfern on Tvedt: “Taylor is capable of big stops. She brings energy and aggression to the goalkeeper position.”

Lehigh Women’s Lacrosse Class of 2017

Name Pos. Hometown/High School College
Lauren Beausoleil M Ridgewood, N.J./Ridgewood Arts and Sciences
Krista Dampman A Garden City, N.Y./Garden City Business
Julianne D’Orazio M Bryn Mawr, Pa./Merion Mercy Academy Arts and Sciences
Caroline Haynie A North Wales, Pa./Germantown Academy Arts and Sciences
Allison LaBeau M Mountain Lakes, N.J./Mountain Lakes Arts and Sciences
Emily May D/M Baltimore, Md./Hereford Arts and Sciences
Lindsay McCanney M Sinking Spring, Pa./Wilson Business
Jessica Sanyour D Summit, N.J./Summit Business
Angela Tulio M/D Orange County, Calif./Arnold O. Beckman Arts and Sciences
Taylor Tvedt GK Apple Valley, Minn./Eastview Arts and Sciences



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