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HS girls’ previews: Friends League’s George School, Shipley School

Friday, 25th March 2022

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Previews, Posted 3/25/22

This is one of a series of previews for the 2022 scholastic lacrosse season

George School

Coach: Nancy Bernardini
Assistant Coach: Elena Harris
Assistant Coach: John Kenrick

League: Friends Schools League

2021 record:
2021 Overall Record 0 Wins and 8 Losses
2021 FSL Record 0 Win and 8 Losses
2021 League Champion: Germantown Friends School

Key players:

Midfielders/Attack: Rachel Delie, Izzy Matson, Victoria Opiatowski, Peyton Copeland, Lexi Matson, Tamera Maignan, Bianca Matos, Alice Morrison, Laurel Hutchins, Tori Gallagher

Defense: Jules Kyle, Caroline Rawlings, Barjona Kaage, Katherine Katauran-Kelly

Goalie – Ire Thompson and Kat Kenny

Coachs’ outlook: “I am really excited for this season! We have a young team with just one senior, but we have lot of potential! We have a core of talented, enthusiastic, and experienced club players with competitive attitudes. All the players are passionate about the game of lacrosse, athletic, well conditioned, and fast. We will need to come together quickly as a team, gain experience during our non-league games, and then step up our play during league competitions.

“The FSL will be tough once again this year with many strong and experienced players returning and teams to face. This is a team game and we will need to count on everyone to work hard and play with the determination to succeed. The question will be whether we can get into top shape and come together as a team quick enough (GS is on break until March 29.) We will need to jump into the season quickly, and must play with confidence, pass quickly, mark tightly, and score often in order to win.

“I can’t wait to see these girls in action against other schools!

“This is my last year of coaching (after 44 years) as I am retiring from George School in June. I am going to enjoy every minute of play this season!”

The Shipley School

League: Friends League

Coaches: Meredith Turner 1st year as Interim Head Coach, Katelyn Taylor, Brian Murray, Ashley Foltiny, Lilly Gordon

Key Players: Becca Baker ’22, Lily Neilson ’25, Grace Gordon ’24, Hailey Murray ‘25

Others to Watch: Peyton Turner ’22, Sadie Duncan ’23, Zoe Morse ’23

Coach’s Outlook for 2022: “We are a mostly young, but talented, hardworking team. We take our leadership from our seniors. Each demonstrate different talents, and character strengths, but all serve as a model for our team. We play hard, have fun and always have each other’s’ backs.”

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