Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/29/19
From Press Release
Eleven freshmen are set to join the ranks of the University of Pennsylvania women’s lacrosse program, looking to build on the foundation of success for the Quakers that includes 13-straight trips to the NCAA Tournament, and 11 Ivy League championships in the last 13 years.
“This freshman class is extremely athletic and each athlete has shown a passion for improving their game since we recruited them,” commented Head Coach Karin Corbett. “We are excited for them to push and challenge this team and believe several have the capabilities to see playing time early on in their careers.”
The Class of 2023 covers all positions on the field, including six midfielders, three defenders, one attacker and one goalkeeper. The rookies hail from eight different states, including four from Pennsylvania and one each from New York, Washington, Maryland, Texas, California, Virginia and Connecticut.
Meet The Penn Women’s Lacrosse Class of 2023…
Emily Coyne | D
Gladwyne, Pa./The Agnes Irwin School
High School: Five-year letterwinner and team captain … Won the Inter-AC League championship in 2015, 2016 and 2018 … Won the PAISSA state championship in 2015, 2017 and 2018 … 2019 US Lacrosse All-Academic … Second-team All-Inter-AC, Delco and Main Line in 2019 … 2018 WPLL futures team selection … Main Line Athlete of the Week on May 28, 2018 … Named to 2016 US Lacrosse National Tournament Team … Also lettered four times and served as a team captain for squash … Won the 2018 and 2019 league championship in squash, going undefeated … Finished second nationally in 2018 and 2019 in squash … Won the 2019 Mid-Atlantic Squash Association Championship in squash … Named 2019 Stephanie Christie Athletic Award winner … Earned the 2018 Carter Mannion Award for sports leadership … Earned magna cum laude honors on National Latin Exam … Member of chorus, cinema club, and Compass.
Personal: Daughter of Beth and Patrick Coyne … Mother, Beth, played lacrosse and field hockey at Penn … Father, Patrick, played football at Harvard … Sisters, Sara and Caroline, both attend/attended Penn, Caroline serves as team manager … Grandfather, Bill Wagner, serves as Penn Sprint Football coach … Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Michaela Haney | D
High School: Three-year letterwinner … 2019 WPLL … National tournament 2017 … Named an Under Armour All-American in 2016 … Also lettered once in field hockey … Named to Academic Honor Roll.
Personal: Daughter of Helene and Joe Haney … Enrolled in the School of Nursing.
Izzy Rohr | D
Malvern, Pa./The Episcopal Academy
High School: 2019 and 2017 US Lacrosse All-American … Four-year letterwinner and team captain … Named Under Armour All-American … 2019 Preseason All-ILWomen Team … Three-time first-team All-Inter-AC, All-Delco and All-Main Line … Won the Inter-AC championship in 2017, 2018 and 2019 … Won the PAISAA championship in 2016 … UA Underclass Philadelphia in 2016 and 2017 … PAISAA Rookie of the Year … Two-Time All-Phillylacrosse.com First Team pick … Set the caused turnover and ground ball record … Also lettered in soccer and field hockey … Won the 2018 PAISSA field hockey championship … Won the 2019 John A. Harter Most Improved award in field hockey and was named to the National Academic Team … Won the 2017 John A. Harter Most Improved Award in soccer … Was named first-team All-Main Line, second-team All-Delco and second-team All-Inter-AC in soccer … Member of National French Honor Society, Model UN … Served as a manager for the ice hockey team and volunteer for the Horizons Enrichment Program.
Personal: Daughter of Megan and Peter Rohr … Brother, Sam, played lacrosse at Penn … Brother, Peter, played lacrosse at Sewanee … Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Lucy Svetec | M
Lancaster, Pa./Manheim Township
High School: 2019 and 2018 US Lacrosse All-American … Four-year letterwinner and team captain … Two-time league Midfield MVP … Three-time first-team league All-Star … Two-time Phillylacrosse.com Central PA Player of the Year … Captured the League 4 district championship all four years … Also lettered three years and served as a team captain for volleyball … Second-team All-League in volleyball as a senior … Served as class secretary … Was a comittee head for Mini-THON … Landis A. Brackbill Scholarship finalist … Marybelle Johns Nissly Women in Leadership Scholarship recipient … Member of National Honor Society, Interact Club and Ski Club … Recipient of the Blue Streak Award.
Personal: Daughter of Elizabeth Horenkamp and David Svetec … Sister, Sarah, played lacrosse at Haverford … Enrolled in the Wharton School of Business.
Caitlin Cook | M
Garden City, N.Y./Garden City
High School: 2019 US Lacrosse All-American … Four-year letterwinner and team captain … Won the Nassau County, Long Island and state championships in 2016 and 2017 … Named second-team All-Long Island by Newsday … Appeared on Newsday top-100 Players to Watch in 2018 and 2019 … 2018 and 2019 All-County … Named team’s Most Oustanding Player in 2019 … 2017 Nassau County Unsung Hero … Also lettered four times and served as a team captain for field hockey … Earned Garden City Best Teammate Award in both sports … Won the Nassau County and Long Island championships from 2015-18 in field hockey … Won the 2018 field hockey state championship … Named first-team All-Long Island by Newsday in field hockey … 2018 All-State in field hockey … Spent all four years on Principal’s Honor Roll … Member of National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society.
Personal: Daughter of Mary Beth and Walter Cook … Father, Walter, played football and rugby at Marist … Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Grace Fujinaga | M
Mercer Island, Wash./The Overlake School
High School: 2019 and 2018 US Lacrosse All-American … Four-year letterwinner and team captain … Won the Washington state championship in 2019 … Named both All-Conference and All-State in 2019 and 2018 … Won the US Lacrosse Jackie Pitts Award for Washington, given to one player from each area who goes ‘above and beyond’ in service to her team, school, and community … 2018 US Lacrosse All-Academic … 2017 All-Conference … Also lettered four times and served as a team captain for soccer … Won the Washington state championship in soccer in 2016 … Served on student government as both secretary and treasurer … 2019 AskNot Fellow … Student Ambassador … Founder of the Chocolate Chip Cookie Club … National Latin Exam Award winner from 2016-18.
Personal: Daughter of Terri and Keith Fujinaga … Brother, Ben, plays lacrosse at Haverford … Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Katie Galway | M
Annapolis, Md./Severn School
High School: Three-year letterwinner and team captain … Played in the IAAM A conference … Named one of the Baltimore Sun’s “Area Players to Watch” … Nominated for the McCormick Unsung Hero Award in 2019 … Named Brine Lacrosse All-Star All-American in 2017 … Empire Recruiting Showcase All-Star in 2016 … Winner of the Team MVP and Player’s Award … Also lettered three times in soccer … Named All-County All-Star in soccer in 2018 … Advanced to IAAM championship in 2016 and 2017 in soccer … Named Team MVP in soccer in 2015 and 2016 … Served as a senior prefect, a student ambassador and a peer tutor … President of Eco Club … Member of National Honors Society … Organized school’s first-ever Unity Day.
Personal: Daughter of Deirdre and Michael Galway … Father, Michael, was named to the All-Ireland Team in the Irish sport of hurling … Cousin, Ciaran Lyng, is a professional athlete in Ireland, playing Gaelic football, hurling and soccer … Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Chloe Hunter | M
Houston, Texas/The Kinkaid School
High School: 2019 and 2018 US Lacrosse All-American … Four-year letterwinner and team captain … Named first-team All-State, All-District, All-South Zone and All-SPC in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 … 2019 Preseason All-ILWomen Honorable Mention … Adrenaline All-American in 2019 … Made 2019 Under Armour All-America team … Named to 2018 Adrenaline Watch List … Won district and SPC championship in 2019 … Won district championship in 2018 … Also lettered three times and served as a team captain for basketball … Won the SPC championship in basketball in 2017, 2018 and 2019 … Named first-team All-South Zone in basketball in 2019 … Served on the Student Diversity Leadership Board … Member of Chinese Honor Society … Volunteer at Brookwood Community Head-Start … Served as a leadership mentor … Was a United Nations Ambassador … Founded Houston Harvey Lacrosse 4×4 Fundraiser, raising over $7,000.
Personal: Daughter of Daniela Rendon and Maurice Hunter … Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Niki Miles | A
San Clemente, Calif./St. Margaret’s Episcopal School
High School: 2019 US Lacrosse All-American … Four-year letterwinner and team captain … Named first-team All-County and was tabbed the team’s Most Inspirational … Earned first-team All-County honors in 2018 … Named second-team All-County in 2017 … Won the CIF Southern Section championship in both 2018 and 2019 … Also lettered twice in soccer and lettered twice and served as a team captain for basketball … Was named second-team All-League and All-CIF in basketball, earning Team MVP honors … Named 2018 Rookie of the Year and honorable mention All-League in basketball … 2016 Rookie of the Year in soccer … Won the 2017 Tartan Heart Award in soccer … Head of school’s honor roll … Named AP Scholar with Distinction … Member of Spanish Honor Society, Generosity Closet Club, Special Camp for Special Kids Club and served as a youth lacrosse coach.
Personal: Daughter of Ruth and Glen Miles … Father, Glen, is a former three-time All-American lacrosse player at Navy and was named the nation’s top midfielder in 1986 … Glen has been inducted into the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, United States Naval Academy Hall of Fame and the U.S. Lacrosse Greater Baltimore Chapter Hall of Fame … Enrolled in Wharton School of Business.
Kennon Moon | M
Alexandria, Va./St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School
High School: 2019 and 2018 US Lacrosse All-American … Four-year letterwinner and team captain … Ranked 23rd on the ILWomen Young Gun Top-90 … VISAA Division I Player of the Year and first-team All-State … 2019 All-ISL Team … Named to the Under Armour All-America Senior Team … Named Washington Post DC Metro All-Met Player of the Year in 2019 … Alexandria Sportsman’s Club Scholarship Recipient … Won the ISL and VISAA championship in 2016 and 2019, won the ISL championship in 2017 … 2019 Preseason All-ILWomen Honorable Mention … 2018 VISAA Division I first-team All-State … 2018 Preseason All-ILWomen Team … 2018 US Lacrosse Magazine Mid-Atlantic Notable Player of the Week … Won the John Morrow Stanton Memorial Athletic Award as a junior … Washington Post DC Metro All-Met honorable mention in 2018 … 2018 All-ISL Team … Also lettered three times and served as team captain for soccer, while lettering twice in track … Won the ISL championship in 2018 for soccer … Made Heads List all four years of high school … National Latin Exam honorable mention … Silver medalist in the National Classical Etymology Exam … First place in the Classical Association of Virginia essay contest … Member of Cum Laude Society, and Honor Disciplinary Board … Two silver keys for visual arts … Served as a peer leader and admissions ambassador.
Personal: Daughter of Elizabeth and Page Moon … Played at same high school as Penn teammate Zoe Belodeau … Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Kelly Van Hoesen | GK
Greenwich, Conn./Greens Farms Academy
High School: 2019 US Lacrosse All-American … Four year letterwinner and team captain … Earned All-League honors all four years … Named Defensive MVP … Also lettered four years and served as team captain for both soccer and basketball … Was named All-League in soccer in 2016, 2017 and 2018 … Named MVP in soccer in 2017 and 2018 … Honorable mention in basketball in 2019 … Member of Honor Academic Roll.
Personal: Daughter of Maureen Hull and David Van Hoesen … Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.