American Family Insurance ALL-USA Preseason Girls Lacrosse Team

American Family Insurance ALL-USA Preseason Girls Lacrosse Team

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American Family Insurance ALL-USA Preseason Girls Lacrosse Team

Introducing the inaugural American Family Insurance ALL-USA Preseason Girls Lacrosse Team provided by 3d Rising.

RELATED: Super 25 Preseason Girls Lacrosse Rankings

Selections were based on on-field accomplishments during the high school season, statistics and level of competition.

FIRST TEAM

ATTACK

Brindi Griffin (Photo courtesy of Donald J. Hoelting)

Brindi Griffin (Photo courtesy of Donald J. Hoelting)

Brindi Griffin, McDonogh School (Owings Mills, Md.)
Year:
Junior
College: Maryland

Recently named to the U-19 National Team, Griffin is also an All-Conference field hockey player and has lead McDonogh on both the field hockey and lacrosse field to Conference “A” titles.

Lindsey Ronbeck (Photo courtesy of Ronbeck family)

Lindsey Ronbeck (Photo courtesy of Ronbeck family)

Lindsey Ronbeck, Manhasset High School (Manhasset, N.Y.)
Year:
Senior
College: Florida

Ronbeck, a three-sport athlete at Manhasset, led her lacrosse team to a state title in 2014. An All-Conference and All-American honoree, she is also a member of the 2015 U-19 National Team.

Nikki Ortega, Centereach High School (Centereach, N.Y.)
Year:
Senior
College: Notre Dame

On Centereach’s varsity lacrosse squad since the seventh grade, Ortega is a four-time All-Conference player and has also received all-conference honors as a soccer player. A member of the U19 National Team, Ortega is the third leading scorer on Long Island and with 428 points in her career is on pace to surpass the 500-point.

Nicole Levy (Photo courtesy of Theresa Giacolone)

Nicole Levy (Photo courtesy of Theresa Giacolone)

Nicole Levy, East Islip High School (Islip Terrace, N.Y.)
Year:
Senior
College: Syracuse

The No. 4 recruit in the nation, started playing lacrosse at age four. This dual sport athlete has racked up accolades on both the field hockey and lacrosse field. Levy holds the record for most goals in one season as well as most career points and assists on the field hockey field and lead Long Island in points scored through the regular season on the lacrosse field.

MIDFIELD

Miranda Ibello on right (Photo courtesy of Bill Denison)

Miranda Ibello on right (Photo courtesy of Bill Denison)

Miranda Ibello, Maryvale Prepatory (Brooklandville, Md.)
Year:
Senior
College: John Hopkins

Miranda is a standout on the field and in the classroom. This dual-sport athlete, who also excels at field hockey, has three older siblings who all play college sports, including a sister she will join at John Hopkins next year.

Hannah Warther (Photo courtesy of Mary Bordner)

Hannah Warther (Photo courtesy of Mary Bordner)

Hannah Warther, Century High School (Sykesville, Md.)
Year:
Junior
College: Maryland

Considered the top junior in the country, she has committed to her dream school, Maryland. Warther, a phenomenal athlete, is also an All-County soccer player and a member of the track and field team.

Olivia "Ya" Ferrucci (Photo courtesy of Kay Ferrucci)

Olivia “Ya” Ferrucci (Photo courtesy of Kay Ferrucci)

Olivia “Ya” Ferrucci, Barron Collier High School (Naples, Fla.)
Year:
Senior
College: North Carolina

If she is not in the water scuba diving or spear fishing, you can find Olivia on the basketball court or lacrosse field. Ferrucci is a crafty, fast-paced player who has received numerous accolades including being recently named to the U-19 National Team.

Charlotte Sofield (Photo courtesy of Ann Carney)

Charlotte Sofield (Photo courtesy of Ann Carney)

Charlotte Sofield, Bishop Ireton High School (Alexandria, Va.)
Year:
Senior
College: North Carolina

Sofield was not only one of the best players on Virginia’s state championship team, Bishop Ireton, but named the WCAC Player of the Year. The North Carolina commit is also a standout basketball player and can be found working out at the gym at least three days a week.

Sydney Pirreca, Mount Sinai High School (Mount Sinai, N.Y.)
Year:
Senior
College: Florida

It is rare to have sisters who not only play the same sport, but are two of the top players in their respective classes. That is the case for the Pirreca sisters, Sydney, considered the number one 2015 in the country, and her older sister Shayna. Shayna will be playing for the Florida Gators this spring and Sydney, an All-County and All-League player, will join her next year.

Kerrigan Miller (Photo courtesy of MSG Varsity)

Kerrigan Miller (Photo courtesy of MSG Varsity)

Kerrigan Miller, Bayport-Blue Point High School (Bayport, N.Y.)
Year:
Junior
College: USC

One of the top juniors in the country, Kerrigan Miller is fast on the field and known for her defensive ability between the 30’s. Miller will be heading to USC to play for two of her lacrosse idols, Lindsey Munday and Devon Wills.

DEFENSE

Erin Kelly #13 (Photo credit: Vincent P. Tuzzolino)

Erin Kelly #13 (Photo credit: Vincent P. Tuzzolino)

Erin Kelly, Clarkstown South High School (West Nyack, N.Y.)
Year:
Senior
College: North Carolina

Considered one of the best defenders in the country, Kelly’s quick feet and overall speed allow her to create and cause turnovers. She will use those abilities this summer when she plays for the U19 National team and next year when she heads to Northwestern.

Sarah Platt (Photo courtesy of Lisa Barker)

Sarah Platt (Photo courtesy of Lisa Barker)

Sarah Platt, Agnes Irwin School (Bryn Mawr, Pa.)
Year:
Junior
College: Vanderbilt

Platt, the first Agnes Irwin player to make the U-19 National Team, is a hard-working and resilient defender. A dual-sport athlete, she is a leader on the soccer field and a team captain on the lacrosse field.

Claire Quinn, St. Anthony’s High School (Huntington Station, N.Y.)
Year:
Senior
College: Northwestern

Quinn will fit right into the winning tradition at Northwestern, as she has already been a part of a U-15 National Championship, Nike Team Cup, Duke Cup, Lax for the Cure and National Draw championship teams. The defender credits her athleticism as a key to her success. She is a field hockey and track standout as well.

Cara Trombetta (Photo courtesy of Allison Macchhio)

Cara Trombetta (Photo courtesy of Allison Macchhio)

Cara Trombetta, Sachem High School East (Farmingville, N.Y.)
Year:
Junior
College: Florida

Playing both field hockey and lacrosse runs in the Trombetta family. Her father played lacrosse at Delaware, her mother played field hockey at Michigan and she has a sister who currently plays field hockey at Michigan. The dual-sport All-State player made a tough decision to not follow her sister, but instead head to Florida to play lacrosse.

GOALIE

Sam Giacolone, Eastport South Manor Jr.-Sr. High School (Manorville, N.Y.)
Year:
Senior
College: Notre Dame

A four time All-Long Island selection, Giacolone has helped lead the Eastport South Manor Sharks to two straight Suffolk County Class B lacrosse titles. Giacolone a three-sport athlete, is a natural leader and captains both the soccer and lacrosse teams.

Second Team

ATTACK

Coeli Love, Winters Mill High School (Westminster, Md.)
Year:
Junior
College: Florida

A crafty attacker, Love’s stick skills make her tough to stop, especially around the crease. Love also runs midfield, where she can utilize her speed and field sense.

Gianna Bowe, Clearview Regional High School (Mullica Hill, N.J.)
Year:
Senior
College: North Carolina

This two-time team captain, has led her team on the field and off the field while nursing an injury last season. Even with limited playing time on the field, she still scored her 100th goal and was named an All-American her junior year.

Michaela Bruno, Garden City High School (Garden City, N.Y.)
Year:
Junior
College: Georgetown

Bruno has lead her high school, Garden City, to three Nassau County Championships in three different sports; lacrosse, field hockey and basketball. Michaela will head to Georgetown next year, where she will compete against her older sister Alexandra who plays attack for Princeton University.

Riley Harrison, Charlotte Country Day School (Charlotte, N.C.)
Year:
Junior
College: North Carolina

Harrison has helped lead Charlotte Country Day to two NCISAA girls’ lacrosse titles. The field hockey and lacrosse player is a two-time All-State team member.

MIDFIELD

Samantha Apuzzo, West Babylon Senior High School (West Babylon, N.Y.)
Year:
Senior
College: Boston College

The Boston College commit and U-19 National Team member is often described as unstoppable. Apuzzo has scored in every high school game she has played in and has been held to under three points just twice.

Francesca Whitehurst, Roland Park Country School (Baltimore, Md.)
Year:
Senior
College: Georgetown

Whitehurst can not only take over a game and make things happen on the lacrosse field, she can do the same on the basketball court and soccer field. Not afraid of pressure, Whitehurst is often looked to by her teammates to make big plays, something we can look forward to seeing from Whitehurst this summer as a member of the U-19 National Team

Jennifer Giles, Mt. Hebron High School (Ellicott City, Md.)
Year:
Senior
College: Maryland

Giles, who will be heading to Maryland with her Mt. Hebron teammate Jackie Gilbert, is a returning first team All-Met and All-American. The midfielder is a ball hawk, always finding a way to come up with the groundball.

Kim Harker, Mahopac High School (Mahopac, N.Y.)
Year:
Senior
College: Northwestern

Already touted as the best player in Mahopac history, Harker has set the school’s all-time records for goals, points and groundballs. The Northwestern-bound midfielder is an All-American on the field and Academic All-American in the classroom.

Olivia Jenner, McDonogh School (Owings Mills, Md.)
Year:
Senior
College: Duke

A senior at McDonogh, Jenner won the prestigious HLA National Schoolgirl Award, given to the top player in the Schoolgirl division, at last year’s National Tournament. The draw control specialist is heading to Duke in the fall.

Tess D’Orsi, St. Mark’s School (Southborough, Mass)
Year:
Junior
College: Princeton

D’Orsi has received All-Independent, All-New England and All-American honors, and will be a part of the U-19 National Team heading to Scotland this summer. Her older sister, Hope, plays lacrosse for Richmond and her brother Will, has committed to play hockey at Yale.

Catherine Cordrey, Summit High School (Summit, N.J.)
Year:
Junior
College: Duke

Catherine Cordrey comes from a lacrosse household. Her father was an All American at Washington College, her sister is currently at USC and her brother is a captain of the Union College lacrosse team. Gilbert is slick on attack and tough on defense.

DEFENSE

Jackie Gilbert, Amador Valley High School (Pleasanton, Calif.)
Year:
Senior
College: USC

Gilbert, the first California native to be named to the U-19 National Team, is a strong and athletic defender who is set to play for USC next season. She has helped the Amador Dons to three NCS Division I championship games, where last year they took the crown.

Julia Braig, St. Paul’s School (Brooklandville, Md.)
Year:
Senior
College: Maryland

Braig, a defender for the St. Paul’s School, is s grinder who causes turnovers with her hard work and persistence and is quick to get the ball up into transition.

Shelby Mercer, Century High School (Sykesville, Md.)
Year:
Senior
College: Maryland

Mercer is one of Maryland’s best defenders and is talented enough to run midfield for Century. The first team All-County field hockey player won a Class 2A state championship in the fall and is also a standout on the basketball court.

Meghan Doherty, Mt. Hebron High School (Ellicott City, Md.)
Year: Senior
College: Maryland

Doherty, one of the best defenders in the country, has great field sense, which could be credited to her being a standout basketball player as well. She will be heading to Maryland with her high school teammate Jen Giles in the fall.

GOALIE

Asa Goldstock, Niskayuna High School (Niskayuna, N.Y.)
Year: Junior
College: Syracuse

Goldstock is an athletic and active goalie who has verbally committed to Syracuse. Goldstock plays the position aggressively, often coming out of goal to be an eighth defender. Her fearless play makes her one of the top players in the country.

Third Team

ATTACK

Taylor Gebhardt, Baker High School (Baldwinsville, N.Y.), Senior

Ella Bonafede, St. Anthony’s High School (Huntington Station N.Y.), Senior

Abby Shields, Vero Beach High School (Vero Beach, Fla.), Senior

Chloe Jones, The Lawrenceville School (Lawrenceville, Pa.), Sophomore

MIDFIELD

Kara Klages, John Carroll School (Bel Air, Md.), Senior

Elizabeth George, McDonogh School (Owings Mills, Md.), Senior

Natalie Bulgier, Souderton Area High School (Souderton, Pa.), Senior

Emily Hawryschuk, Churchville-Chili High School (Churchville, N.Y.), Junior

Charlotte Allard, Notre Dame Academy (Higham, Mass.), Junior

Savannah Buchanan, McDonogh School (Owings Mills, Md.), Junior

Katie Hoeg, Mattituck High School (Mattituck, N.Y.), Junior

DEFENSE

Hannah Proctor, Radnor High School (Radnor, Pa.), Senior

Kristen Adams, Garden City High School (Garden City, N.J.), Senior

Alexa Radziewicz, Christian Brothers Academy (Syracuse, N.Y.), Senior

Haley Norris, Severn School (Severna Park, Md.), Senior

GOALIE

Mallory Weisse, Westfield High School (Westfield, N.J.), Senior

HONORABLE MENTION

ATTACK

Sarah  Dickinson, Wilton High School (Wilton, Conn.), Senior

Erin McBride, Walton High School (Marietta, Ga.), Junior

Andrea Loynaz, Greenwich Academy (Greenwich,Conn.), Senior

Ellie Majure, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School (Alexandria, Va.), Senior

Hannah Powers, Skaneateles High School (Skaneateles, N.Y.) , Senior

Leighton Yenor, Timber Creek High School (Orlando, Fla.), Senior

Mariah Matheis, Darien High School (Darien, Conn.) , Senior

Samantha DeBellis, Cold Spring Harbor High School (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.), Junior

Jessi Masinko, Milton High School (Milton, Ga.), Junior

MIDFIELD

Caroline Steele, Severn School (Severna Park, Md.), Senior

Dempsey Arsenault  Midfield, New Hampton School (New Hampton, N.H.), Senior

Ivy Arlia, Thayer Academy (Braintree, Mass.), Senior

Kelly Daggett, Lancaster Country Day School (Lancaster, Pa.) , Senior

Sydney Flynn, Sacred Heart Academy (Louisville, Ky.), Senior

Madi Hall, Century High School (Sykesville, Md.), Senior

Hannah Pridemore, Vero Beach High School (Vero Beach, Fla.), Senior

Keri McCarthy, Hauppauge High School (Hauppauge, N.Y.), Senior

Genesis Lucero, La Costa Canyon High School (Carlsbad, Calif.), Senior

Samantha Lynch, Huntington High School (Huntington, N.Y.), Senior

Maggie Jackson, Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School (Washington, D.C.), Senior

Mary Rahal, Queensbury High School (Queensbury, N.Y.), Senior

Natalie Wallon, Charlotte Catholic High School (Charlotte, N.C.), Senior

Julia Haney, Saint Anne’s Belfield School (Charlottesville, Va.), Senior

Kendra Lanuza, Chatfield Senior High School (Littleton, Colo.) , Senior

Kathleen Roe, Regis Jesuit High School (Aurora, Colo.), Junior

DEFENSE

Alex Argo, The Bryn Mawr School (Baltimore), Senior

Katie Karahalios, Lake Forest High School (Lake Forest, Ill.,)

Hannah Hyatt, Park City High School (Park City, Utah), Senior

Claire Smith, Milton High School (Milton, Ga.), Junior

Caroline Sdanowich, John Carroll School (Bel Air , Md.) , Senior

GOALIE

Lauren Daly, Shoreham-Wading River High School (Shoreham, N.Y.) , Senior

Kady Glynn, Summit High School (Summit, N.J.), Senior

Megan Taylor, Glenelg High School (Glenelg, Md.),Senior

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