This is one of a series of previews for the 2022 scholastic lacrosse season
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/11/22
Team: Hill School girls
League: MAPL (Mid Atlantic Prep League)
Coaches: Head Coach, Mo Gaitán; 4 years, 16-10. Assisted by Mckenna Edwards and Sam Walther.
2021 Record and accomplishments: “With a modified 2021 season, the team was committed to playing, regardless of location. Hill Blues put on over 2,000 miles for just 6 opponents! Ending the season just above .500 at 5-4, we’re ready to have a normal schedule against local and regional competition.
Annika Nordhoy ’22 Midfield
Annabella Schafer ’23 Midfield
Sam Cifra ’23 Goalie
Others to Watch:
Emma Lewis ’22 Attack
Emma Gray ’22 Defense
Maddy Orsi ’22 Midfield
Coach’s Outlook for 2022: “With an experienced group of returners, we are looking forward to putting the pieces together and turning some heads. With 9 seniors and 7 juniors, we’re excited to get deeper into our systems and put together a successful season!
First game: Today, March 11, hosting Baldwin School
Team: Hill School boys
League: MAPL (Mid-Atlantic Prep League
Coaches: Head Coach Dave Page (1st year), Ned Ide, Dave Mullen, Chris Chirieleison, Erik Mortenson and Ben Balla
Key Players/Returnees: Will Schaller, Sr D (Maryland, 1st Team All-Phillylacrosse), Mike Kapral Sr A (Kenyon), Will Lesko Sr A (Bowdoin), Jesse Corser-James Jr D (Stony Brook), Anthony McMullen Jr M (UPenn), Joey Asterino Jr A/M (St. Johns) Eric Kolar Sr M (Maryland), Andrew Albert Sr G (Denison) Hayden Fruhling Sr A (Vermont) Mark McKeon Sr DM (Penn State) Jake Moshang Jr DM
Kew Newcomers: Eli Schaller Fr A/M, Mason Moore So LSM
Coach’s Outlook for 2022: “We have an athletic, hard-working group with a lot of potential. We’re excited to play a ramped-up national schedule and compete with some of the best in PA and North America, and as this group gels, we’ve got a chance to have a great season.”
First Game: March 25 at Greenwich Country Day School, CT