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College signings: Wilson twins (Agnes Irwin), Monaco (Lenape) lead Class of 2026 for Florida and coach O’Leary (Spring-Ford, Temple)

Wednesday, 10th November 2021

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Recruiting  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/10/21
From Press Release

The University of Florida women’s lacrosse team has added eight newcomers for the 2023 season.

Theresa Bragg, Kaitlyn Davies, Lara Kology, Gianna Monaco (Lenape), Ava Tighe, Carly Wilson (Agnes Irwin), Sydney Wilson (Agnes Irwin) and Jenny Woodings have all signed their National Letters of Intent and will join the Gators for the 2022-23 academic year.

This class continues an impressive run of recruiting under Amanda O’Leary (Spring-Ford, Temple), as the Gators secured NLIs from one ILWomen Top-20 Recruit and one ILWomen On the Rise Recruit.

“Our staff is incredibly excited to have this group join us for the 2022-23 academic year. They are great lacrosse players and even better people off the field. This group will continue to uphold the standard of Florida lacrosse with their skills, character and dedication to the game.” said O’Leary.

Meet the Gators:

Carly Wilson – Midfielder – Villanova/Agnes Irwin, Pa.
Quick Facts – High School
US Lacrosse All-American – 2021
US Lacrosse Academic All-American – 2021
All-InterAc All-League – 1st Team – 2021
All-Main Line – 1st Team – 2021
All-Delco – 2nd Team – 2021
Phillylacrosse.com – 1st Team – 2021
InterAc Tournament Champions – 2021
Agnes Irwin HS Team Ranked #21 IL Top 25 HS Power Rankings Preseason – 2020
4 Year Varsity Member – Lacrosse
Senior Varsity Captain – Soccer – 2021
4 Year Varsity Member – Soccer
Joined by twin Sydney Wilson in the signing class

Quick Facts – Club
Under Armour Senior Game Watchlist – 2021
Philadelphia UA Highlight Team Championship Game ESPN Player to Watch – 2021
Lacrosse Magazine National Watchlist – Attack – 2020
Under Armour Philadelphia Highlight Team – 2020-21
Under Armour Philadelphia Command Team – 2019
USA Lacrosse National Team Development Player Combine invitee – 2019, 2021

Sydney Wilson – Midfielder – Villanova/Agnes Irwin, Pa.
Quick Facts – High School
US Lacrosse All-American – 2021
US Lacrosse All-Academic All-American – 2021
InterAc Tournament Champions – 2021
All-InterAc All-League – 1st Team – 2021
All-Main Line-1st Team – 2021
All-Delco – 1st Team – 2021
Phillylacrosse.com – 1st Team – 2021
Soccer Co-Captain – 2021
Agnes Irwin HS Team Ranked #21 IL Top 25 HS Power Rankings Preseason – 2020
Varsity Lacrosse starter Agnes Irwin School – 2019/2021
2019 Central League Champs (Radnor High School) – 2019
Varsity Lacrosse Team Member (Radnor High School and Agnes Irwin) – 2019-21
Varsity Soccer Team Member – 2018-21
Golden Boot Soccer Recipient (Highest Scorer) – 2018
Joined by twin Carly Wilson in the signing class

Quick Facts – Club
Under Armour Senior Game Watchlist – 2021
Under Armour All-Tournament Team – 2021
USA Lacrosse National Team Development Player Combine invitee – 2021
IL Women Epoch Committed Academy – 2021
Under Armour Philadelphia Highlight Team – 2020-21
Lacrosse Magazine 2022 National Watchlist-Midfield – 2020
Under Armour Philadelphia Command Team – 2019
US Lacrosse National Team Development Player Combine invitee – 2019
WPLL Pennsylvania Region Team Member – 2019
PASLA National Tournament Philly Team 2 Member – 2019

Sydney Wilson (left), Carly Wilson (right)

Gianna Monaco – Attacker – Mount Laurel/Lenape, N.J.
Quick Facts – High School
ILWomen “On the Rise” Recruit
Four-year varsity starter
US Lacrosse All-American – 2021
Two-time First Team All-Conference honoree – 2019, 2021
Two-time First Team All-County 2019, 2021
Two-time First Team All-South Jersey – 2019, 2021
First Team All-Group Four – 2021
Second Team All-Group Four – 2019
NJ Top Attacker – 2021
Conference Player of the Year – 2021
Two-time Olympic Conference Player of the Week
Two-time team captain
Holds school record for most goals in a season
Top-50 Stat Leader in goals, groundballs and draw controls – 2019, 2021
NJ Midfielders and Attackers Watch List – 2021
NJ Player of the Year Watch List – 2021
Featured as a Top Varsity Athlete – Ready for Action in South Jersey Magazine
Named to the NJ Group 4’s 27-Best
Selected by school to attend an athletic leadership seminar in 2019
Also a four-year varsity field hockey starter
Named Field Hockey Attacker to Watch in 2021
First Team All-Conference (Field Hockey) – 2019
Second Team All-Group 4 (Field Hockey) – 2020
South Jersey All-Phillylacrosse.com

Gianna Monaco

Quick Facts – Club
American Select Team NJ – 2021
Inside Lacrosse Watch List – 2021
Named to the US Lacrosse USA Select U15 Team – 2019
Recorded a hat trick in both games at the U15 Select game, earning a feature in the March 2020 US Lacrosse Magazine
Featured in US Lacrosse Magazine for her performance with the US Lacrosse USA Select U15 Team
National Tournament School Girls New Jersey South First Team – 2019
Under Armour – Team NJ Highlight – East Regional Championship Team – 2020
Under Armour All-America – NJ Team Command – led team in goals and was listed as a notable performer – 2019
Under Armour All-America – NJ Team Command – Championship Team – 2018
Lacrosse Magazine 2022 Watch List and a featured player in 2019, 2020, 2021
WPPL Futures NJ 2022 Team – selected for Braveheart and led the team in goals in 2019
US lacrosse TRYLAX volunteer 2019
U17 Team USA Legacy Global Sports- Brogden Cup games – 2018
UAAA National Championship Team – 2019
US Lacrosse Nationals All-Tournament Team – 2018
National Prospect Elite 80 MVP and All-Tournament Team – 2018
Mad Dog National Select Team / UWLX Draw game 2 MVP – 2018
Ultimate Elite National Tournament – 2018
Selected by Club coach to attend a leadership seminar – 2018
Ultimate Elite National Tournament Team, second place at Nationals – 2017
Selected for OT Braveheart to win tournament for Ultimate – 2018
Brine All Star Team – 2016

Theresa Bragg – Midfielder – Severna Park, Md.
Quick Facts – High School
Maryland 4A State Champions – 2019
Four-year varsity starter
Two-time team captain
Top Scholar Athlete Award
Also played varsity basketball and volleyball

Quick Facts – Club
Under Armour All-American – Baltimore
Max-Exposure All-Star
Under Armour 150

Kaitlyn Davies – Midfielder – Wayne, N.J.
Quick Facts – High School
ILWomen No. 16 Recruit
1st Team All North Jersey – 2019, 2021 (only freshman selected in 2019)
1st Team All County – 2019, 2021 (only freshman selected in 2019)
1st Team All Group 3 – 2021
2nd Team All State – 2021
Rookie of the Year – 2019, northjersey.com
Freedom Conference Player of the Year – 2021
North Jersey Player of the Year – 2021, northjersey.com
Wayne Hills High School Team MVP – 2019, 2021
Scored (104) goals during 2021 season

Quick Facts – Club
Played club lacrosse with STEPS Elite N.J. for seven years

Lara Kology – Defender – Chatham, N.J.
Quick Facts – High School
Under Armour Command Champions – 2018
Two-time Under Armour All-American
Selected to attend the 2021 USA Lacrosse National Combine
One-time County Champion for Chatham High School
First Team All-County – 2021
Second Team All-Group 3 – 2021
Four-year varsity starter

Ava Tighe – Attacker – Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.
Quick Facts – High School
All-County Lacrosse – 2021
New York State ‘Class C’ Champion Girls Lacrosse – 2019
All-County Honorable Mention Basketball – 2020
All-County Basketball – 2021
Four Year Varsity Athlete (Basketball and Lacrosse)
Member of the National Honor Society
Member of the Spanish Honor Society

Quick Facts – Club
Played for the Long Island Top Guns club

Jenny Woodings – Midfielder – Pittsburgh, Pa.
Quick Facts – High School
Conference All-Star – 2021
All-WPIAL
Two- time Conference Champs Shady Side Academy – 2019, 2021
American Select Philly Team – 2021
Philly’s Phinest Showcase MVP – 2021
SSA Bentley Weiner ‘92 MVP Award – 2021
3A All WPIAL Team – 2021
First Team All Section Lacrosse – 2021
Four-year Varsity Starter on Shady Side Team
Gait Top 20 Showcase Fastest Shot Winner at 72 mph – 2020
Gait Top 20 Showcase All-Star – 2020
Also competed in Field Hockey
WPIAL Honors Field Hockey – 2020
First Team WPIAL All Star Field Hockey – 2019
Four-year Starter
Four-time Conference Champs – 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

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