The 2017 New Haven Register All-Area Girls Lacrosse Team. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Portraits by Peter Hvizdak. Designed by Sean Patrick Bowley.
Stats: Led Branford to CIAC Class M title with 9 goals in 16-13 win over East Lyme in semifinals and 6 goals in 15-8 win over Pomperaug in the final. Finished season with 90 goals and 11 assists.
Honors: All-SCC, All-State pick, All-Area gymnastics.
Off the field: National Language Honor Society, honor student, also on cross country team.
Up next: Verbally committed to play lacrosse at Quinnipiac.
Stats: Beat Pomperaug 15-8 in Class M final, became 1st SCC girls lacrosse team to win a CIAC title. Branford (17-5) scored 312 goals, allowed 184. Played at Branford when program debuted (1999) and at Springfield College.
Honors: Class M Coach of the Year, 2016 All-Area Coach of the Year.
Off the field: Teaches at Booth Hill School in Trumbull.
Stats: Had 42 goals and 33 assists and led the Indians to the CIAC Class M first round.
Honors: All-State, two-time All-SCC selection.
Off the field: All-Area selection for field hockey, honor roll, volunteer coach for lacrosse and field hockey, unified sports.
Up next: Committed to play lacrosse at Marist.
Stats: Rams’ go-to defender who locked down opponent’s top players. In two games, 100 minutes of play, coach Dan Warburton said she held Hand standout player Taylor Scully to two goals.
Honors: All-SCC, All-State selection.
Off the field: Plays field hockey, indoor track and also SCC All-Academic team member.
Up next: Will play field hockey at Trinity.
Stats: Had 17 goals, 4 assists and 72 draw controls. Coach Dan Warburton said, “She is one of two players I coached in my career who could dominate a game without scoring with draws, loose balls, transitioning, defense. She gave teams fits.”
Honors: All-SCC, All-State pick .
Off the field: Plays soccer, competition cheer, Honor Roll Medal, SCC All-Academic team member.
Up next: Will play lacrosse at Hartford.
Stats: Had four goals, one assist, 32 ground balls. On defense helped limit East Lyme to 20 shots on goal in Class M semifinal and helped limit Pomperaug to 19 shots on goal in Class M final.
Honors: Two-time All-SCC and All-State selection.
Off the field: Youth lacrosse official, Unified Sports leader, camp mentor for Camp Totokett.
Up next: Will play lacrosse at Keene State.
Stats: Had 79 goals and a single-season school record 65 assists. Finished her career with 196 goals, 146 assists, 342 points. Led Thunderbirds to Class S quarterfinals and 15-5 record.
Honors: Three-time All-Area, All-Shoreline Conference, All-State selection.
Off the field: Also plays field hockey and ice hockey.
Up next: Will play lacrosse and ice hockey at Post.
Stats: Had 43 goals, 22 assists and 281 draw controls. Had four goals and an assist in a 22-9 win over Lauralton Hall in the SCC tournament semifinals.
Honors: U.S. Lacrosse All-American, two-time All-State and All-SCC selection.
Off the field: Honor roll, All-Area girls soccer selection, named a 2018 Hand lacrosse captain.
Up next: Will play lacrosse at Boston University.
Stats: Had 54 goals and 35 assists including three goals and three assists in a 15-8 win over Pomperaug in the Class M championship game.
Honors: Three-time All-Area, All-SCC and All-State pick.
Off the field: All-Area in field hockey, high honors student, National Honor Society, World Language National Honor Society, volunteers at Yale-New Haven Hospital.
Stats: Finished the season with a .570 save-percentage and 7.10 goals-against average, had 11 saves in 13-12 win over Branford in SCC tournament semifinals.
Honors: Two-time first team All-SCC, first team All-State selection, SCC D-I Player of the Year, two-time All-Area pick.
Up next: Will play lacrosse at Clarkson.
Stats: Had 68 goals, 25 assists, finished career with 177 goals and 69 assists.
Honors: Three-time All-SCC, SCC Division II Player of the Year, two-time All-State,
Off the field: National Honor Society, CAS/CIAC Scholar Athlete, SCC All-Academic team, Westies Care Community service award, three-time All-Area girls soccer.
Up next: Will play soccer and lacrosse at Endicott.
Stats: Had 74 goals and school record 80 assists. Has career school record 130 assists. In the SCC tournament semifinals had five goals and 10 assists in a 22-9 win over Lauralton Hall. Had a goal and two assists in a 7-5 win over Cheshire in the SCC final.
Honors: Two-time All-Area, All-SCC, All-State selection.
Off the field: Also plays soccer, USSF Soccer Referee, Honor Student.
Up next: Will play lacrosse at UConn.
Stats: Had 67 goals, 26 assists and 31 forced turnovers. Led the Indians to the SCC tournament where they lost 14-13 to Branford in the first round.
Honors: All-SCC, All-State pick.
Off the field: Honor roll, youth lacrosse official, also plays basketball and volleyball, plays for Noreaster Lacrosse Club.
Stats: Had 55 goals and 16 assists including two goals in the 15-8 win over Pomperaug in the Class M championship game.
Honors: Second team All-SCC and second team All-State selection.
Off the field: National Honor Society, member of the chemistry club, also plays field hockey.
Stats: Had 43 ground balls, 23 draw controls. Led Hand to Class M semifinals and 16-4 record,
Honors: All-SCC, All-State selection.
Off the field: Honor student, award-winning ceramic artist, Madison Youth and Family Services volunteer, attending STEM program/national leadership conference at Harvard Medical School this summer.
Up next: Will play lacrosse at Skidmore.
Stats: Had 109 goals (school record), 45 assists, 154 points (school record), 205 draw controls (school record) and career school record 333 goals, 162 assists, 495 points.
Honors: Four-time All-SCC and All-State, 3-time All-Area selection.
Off the field: National Honor Society member.
Up next: Will play lacrosse at California-Berkley.