Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/11/23
This is one of a series of scholastic previews for the 2023 season
Head Coach: Toni Bush: *2023 is 9th year overall at PV, 8th year Varsity. We only had a JV program in 2015.
Assistant Coaches: Hanna Doerner, Alyssa Grieco,
2022 Record: 2022 record was 13-5 regular season and 18-6 overall
2022 Team Honors: **EPC Champs, **District XI Runner’s Up, *Two players named 1 st -Team EPC and One 2 nd Team EPC,
First Official Game: vs. Crestwood on March 18 th
Key Returning Players: 2022 *Madison Fava-Senior- Attack
Madi’s speed will assist her in being a leader in the offensive end for us this year.
*Emily Butler-Junior-Attack, Emily is patient on offense and has the field experience to play with confidence this season.
*Riley Green-Junior -Midfield, Riley is a versatile player all over the field so we have confidence in her skills on both ends.
*Cecilia Cordova-Junior-Midfield, Cecilia is fast and able to play in multiple positions. We look forward to taking advantage of this during the season.
*Devon Bush-Sophomore-Midfield, Devon had a stellar freshman year providing solid defense, great circle-work and admirable stats in the offensive end.
*Alivia Rath-Sophomore -Defender/Midfield, Liv is a smart, aggressive defender who can handle the ball with ease.
*Briana Palmieri-Sophomore-Defender, Briana is a leader on our defensive end. She is quick and versatile.
*Olivia Iandoli-Sophomore-Attack, Liv is quick around the crease and comfortable in the pocket.
Key Newcomers: *Rylee Rath (FR) Midfield
*Abygail Borger (SO) Goalie
Coach’s Outlook:“We are very excited about the 2023 season. Our team is coming off a
banner year and hope to sustain success. We lost a few key players to
graduation, but we had a strong base and are looking forward to our
young team being a force this season.”
Head Coach: Eric Tesche, 1st season (2yrs varsity assist)
Assistant Coaches: Lindsay Clinton goalies/assistant
Alise Downey defense/assistant
Laurissa Kashmer JV Head coach
Cara Keating offense/volunteer assistant
2022 Record: 18-3, District XI AA Champions
Key Players Lost: Iris Gluck/M
Key Returning Players: Reese MacIntosh/Jr/M Lehigh Valley POY, 110G 44A, 154 PTS “Dynamic, athletic midfielder. On pace to beat local scoring records. Makes plays all over the field. UMBC commit”
*Jessica Mantz/Sr/A all area team, 30G 22A 52Pts “Multi-year starter, experienced leader. Smart, shifty, excellent stick skills. Widener Univ commit”
*Olivia Hafler/Sr/A all area team, 38G 6A 44Pts “Multi-year starter. Tall, long, athletic attacker. Strong shot. Aggressive on the ride”
*Sara Tesche/Jr/M/D/Draw all area team “Multi-year starter. Experienced leader. Strong on the draw. Good communicator and great lax IQ”
*Jillian VandeBunte/Sr/D “Tall, athletic, fast defender. Excellent in transition. Creates turnovers, good stick”
*Piper Gluck/So/A 15G 7A 22Pts “Excellent athlete. Tall and fast. Good stick skills and aggressive on the ride”
*Lauren Woods/Sr/D “Great athlete. Feisty, scrappy, physical defender”
*Madeline Terefenko/So/A “Tall attacker. Fast and athletic”
*Scarlett Kashmer/So/A “Smart player. Good lax IQ”
*Leah Alderfer/Jr/G “Aggressive goalie. Good hand-eye coordination”
Key Newcomers: Cassidy Clausnitzer/F/M
2023 Coach’s Outlook: “While we lose 4 key players and leaders from last years team, we do return 8 starters (four of whom were named All-area players). Those four are also multi-year starters on back-to-back District Champion teams with a ton of high school and club lacrosse experience. Our core group has played together for a long time and we will count on their leadership to help us reach our goals. We have some talented, athletic, young players that will be counted on to contribute significantly.”