EASTON, Pa. - Lafayette field hockey head coach Jennifer Stone has signed six student-athletes to the class of 2017, it was announced Wednesday. The six members hail from four different states and Canada, including two from Pennsylvania and one each from New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia.
"I'm very excited for Amanda, Hayley, Aliza, Katelyn, Casey and Ami to join the program," Stone said. "This group of players is one that has a depth of talent and experience from different areas of the country. Within the class there is a lot of character and personality, which I'm expecting to have an immediate contribution to the team on and off the field."
Hayley Mills(Yorktown, Va./Tabb):Mills was a four-year letterwinner and co-captain her senior year at Tabb High School. She garnered First Team All-State, First Team All-Region and First Team All-District honors as a midfielder. Her team accumulated a 92-4 record over her four years including three straight Virginia State AA Championships (2009-2011). Mills scored nine goals and had 18 assists her senior season. Her team was the Disney Showcase Silver Medalist in 2012. She was also a four-year starter in soccer where she was named Second Team All-District in 2011. Mills made the honor roll all four years and was in the top 20 percent of her class.
Amanda Magadan(Randolph, N.J./Randolph): Magadan was a four-year letterwinner and starter at Randolph High School. She was a captain her senior season and named team MVP. Magadan scored 46 goals and had 21 assists in her career. She broke Randolph's school record with 31 goals and 11 assists her senior season. She was named to the All-NJAC Coaches Association First Team in 2012 and led Morris County in goals her senior season, while being named First Team All-County, All-Conference and All-Daily Record. Magadan was also a four-year letterwinner in softball in which she was named NJAC First Team All-Conference in 2012. Magadan was a member of the National Honor Society and was named to the Softball 2012 NJAC All-Academic Team.
Aliza Furneaux(Factoryville, Pa./Lackawanna Trail): Furneaux was a four-year letterwinner, team captain and MVP her senior season at Lackawanna Trail High School. She was named to the Wyoming Valley Conference Coaches All-Star Team in 2012. She won the top defensive player award in 2010 and 2011. Furneaux was also a four-year letterwinner in Track and Field and Indoor Hockey and was named the track team's MVP in 2012. She was the class president her freshman, junior and senior years and vice president her sophomore year. Furneaux was also student council president her junior and senior years and worked as a volunteer elementary field hockey coach.
Katelyn Arnold(Coopersburg, Pa./Southern Lehigh): Arnold was a four-year letterwinner and a captain at Southern Lehigh High School. She notched a 0.13 goals-against average and a .930 save percentage her senior season. Arnold was a First Team All-State selection her final three seasons (2010, 2011 and 2012) and her 68 career shutouts rank second all-time, nationally. She was the Morning Call Player of the Year in 2010. Arnold was named to the All-Colonial League First Team and was an All-Area selection, earning team MVP honors. Arnold is a National Honor Society member and Teen Counseling mentor.
Casey White(Elkridge, Md./Howard): White was a three-year letterwinner and varsity captain her senior year at Howard High School. She was a Maryland State Senior All-Star, Howard High School Defensive Player of the Year and All-Howard County Second Team in 2012. White won the Varsity Coach's Award in 2010. She was a Scholar Athlete for field hockey (2009-12), softball (2010) and lacrosse (2009). White was an AP Scholar with Distinction in 2012 and Howard High School AP Scholar in 2013. She was a member of the National Honor Society and the Vice President of the Latin National Honor Society.
Ami Turner (North Vancouver, British Columbia/Carson Graham Secondary): Played basketball and field hockey for five years and rugby for three seasons...Finished in the top-three in the AAA Provincial Championships in 2010, 2011 and 2012, winning the title in 2011...Was captain and MVP of her team, scoring two goals in the the Provincial final in 2010 and the game-winning goal in the Provincial semifinals in 2011...Member of the Honor Roll with Distinction from 2008-2011 and the Honor Roll from 2011-2013...Named the Scholar-Athlete of the Year in 2010...Won the school's Service Award from 2008-2010 and earned the Eagles Award of Excellence in 2010...Member of the Student Council.
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