Women's Lacrosse Welcomes Eight Newcomers

Go Leopards! Alison Fisher welcomes eight freshmen into the fold for 2012
Alison Fisher welcomes eight freshmen into the fold for 2012

Oct. 13, 2011

EASTON, Pa. - Head women's lacrosse coach Alison Fisher has announced the class of 2015, which includes two goalkeepers and a combination of six midfielders and defenders.

"We are excited to welcome the class of 2015 to Lafayette College and our women's lacrosse program," said Fisher. "This class is an incredibly versatile group who has already proven their competency both on and off the field. We have no doubt that we will depend on this class to perform on the playing field and in the classroom over the next four years. They are a pleasure to work with and we look forward to seeing them develop and contribute throughout their careers here at Lafayette"

Sarah Malone
At Glen Ridge: Four year letterwinner in lacrosse and soccer... Honored as the Glen Ridge Female Athlete of the Year... Scored 95 goals and added 38 assists as a senior captain of 2011 Group I State Championship team... Named First-Team All-State in 2011, First-Team All-Super Essex Conference twice and All-NJGILL Stars Division in 2010 and 2011... Academic All-American, four year high honors scholar athlete and a member of the French National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Thomas Malone and Wendy Day... Has two sisters, Madeline, a member of the Colgate women's soccer team, and Claire... Born April, 4, 1993.

Blake Gentner
At Mount De Sales Academy:
Four year letterwinner in lacrosse and field hockey... Named Most Valuable Player and was team captain in field hockey... Honor Roll student all four years.

Personal:
Daughter of Tommy and Mary Gentner... Has two brothers, Ty and Wyatt, and a sister Riley... Born March 4, 1993.

Dana Ahern
At South Side:
Four year letterwinner in lacrosse and three year letterwinner in soccer... Team captain in both sports senior year... All-County selection in 2011 and All-County Scholar Athlete.

Personal:
Daughter of Mark and Lori Ahern... Has two brothers, Chris and Gavin... Born July 23, 1993.

Taylor McGinnis
At New Trier: Three year letterwinner in lacrosse and also played field hockey... All-Conference and All-State selection as a senior... Honorable Mention All-American... Earned Hardest-Worker Award... Led team with 36 caused turnovers in 2011... Academic All-American as a junior and senior and honor roll student all four years.

Personal:
Daughter of A.J. and Monica McGinnis... Has two sisters, Madeline and Sophie, and a brother, Jack... Born April 11, 1993.

Rebekah Rodriguez
At James M. Bennett:
Four year letterwinner in lacrosse and soccer, also played basketball... First-Team All-Bayside Conference selection twice in lacrosse and soccer... Played on Eastern Shore National Team for two years... Voted team MVP as a senior... Named The Daily Times Athlete of the Week... Was a captain of the soccer team and named MVP her junior year... Academic All-American and honor roll student... Part of the Math, Spanish and National Honor Society.

Personal:
Daughter of Milton and Laura Rodriguez... Has a brother, Matthew... Born November 9, 1993.

Katie Elander
At Ridge: Four year starter in lacrosse, also played soccer and basketball... Team captain as a senior and led team to Group III State Sectional Finals... Part of 2010 Conference Championship, County Finalist and State Sectional Finalist Teams... Played club lacrosse for T3 Elite... National Honor Society, National Latin Honor Society and High Honor Roll member.

Personal:
Daughter of Robert and Kimberly Elander... Has a brother, Matt... Born October 11, 1992. |

Mimi Connell
At Berkshire:
Four year letterwinner in lacrosse and field hockey and three year letterwinner in squash... Team captain of all three teams as a senior... Spirit Award Winner in 2010 and 2011... Selected to the All-New England All-Star team in 2010... Honor Roll Member all four years and High Honor Roll as a junior and senior.

Personal:
Daughter of George and Molly Connell... Has a brother, Geordie, and a sister, Lucy... Born April 8, 1993.

Shannon Zoldy
At Mount Saint Joseph: Four year letterwinner in lacrosse... Team captain as a senior... Coach's Award Recipient in 2009... Played for Ultimate Goal Lacrosse since 2007... Academic All-American... Member of National Honor Society and Honor Roll.

Personal:
Daughter of Ron and Eileen Zoldy... Has a brother, Kyle, and a sister, Jenna... Born October 14, 1992.

The eight newcomers join a roster of six seniors, nine juniors and 11 sophomores, and return its top eight scorers from 2011.

 

 

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