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HS Girls’ Previews: Suburban One American’s Upper Moreland, Upper Dublin

Thursday, 25th March 2021

Categories Girl's/Women's, HS summaries, Previews  

(This is one of a series of HS girls’ previews for the 2021 scholastic season), Posted 3/25/21

Upper Moreland

League: Suburban One American 

Coach: Kim Frantz (5th year)

Assistant Coaches: Melanie Rowland (5th year), Melissa Felicetti (5th year), Pam Remmey (1st year out of retirement)

2019 Record: 13-7 (Lost in second round of Playoffs)

Notable Loses: Cassidy Hirsch (playing lax at West Chester), Chloe Leiter (playing lax at Lasalle), Emma Meakim (playing lax at Kutztown), Meghan O’Donnell (playing lax at West Chester), Moira Olexa (playing lax at Old Dominion), AbbyEllen Wood (playing lax at Messiah), Madison Zachwieja (playing soccer at Mansfield), Bryanna Gordon, Alexis Lamb, Bella Guarenghi, Meadow Kaden

Key Returners: Kat Morrow (Sr. Middie), Maddy Trzaska (Sr. Attack/Defense), Heidi Wittick (Jr. Midfielder), Riley Mullen (Jr.Defense), Isabel Leiter (So. Midfielder) Emma Hurley (Jr. Goalie)

Players to Watch: Meredith Marsteller (Sr. Defense), Isabel Leiter (So. Midfielder), Charlotte James (So. Attack), Jenna Piantieri (So. Attack), Reagan Cummins (So. Attack), Breanne Knox (Jr. Midfielder), Zoe Valdevenito (Jr. Midfielder/Attack), 

Outlook: “This year’s team continues to be very passionate about lax and willing to work hard to get better everyday!  We will have a lot of players stepping into new roles this year and we are excited to see how they shine.  We are looking forward to being competitive in the American conference and we are just grateful to be able to play and hopefully have a full season.”

Upper Dublin 

League: Suburban One American 

Head Coach: Dee Cross – beginning 13th season 

Assistant Coaches: Katrina Borzelleca, Chris Cobb 

Last year’s record (2019): 13-7 Overall; 6-3 in SOL. 

Key losses to graduation: Mack Moore, Jackie Rama, Julia Reardon, Lydia Casey and Aileen Kohlbrenner

Key returnees: Seniors – Jenn McCarry, Maisie Hanson, Riley Brady, Allie Rock; Junior Erin Eby

Key Newcomers: Junior – Tess Reardon, Sophomores – Allison Gay, Devin Fabry and Kelly Senior; Freshmen – Aditi Foster, Paige Dinkel and Ella Lyon. 

Coach’s Outlook for 2021: “UD graduated a lot of talent from last year. The girls are looking to rebuild and challenge in the SOL American conference and become a contender again. We have a strong group of underclassmen that are working hard to contribute this season.”

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