Lauren Bisceglia, New Canaan, Sr., A: The senior is the top returning scorer from a team which claimed the CIAC Class L championship last spring. In November, she signed her Letter of Intent to play for the Colgate Red Raiders.
Olivia Caan, Greenwich, Sr., D: Caan is an unquestioned leader for the Greenwich defense, which should be one of the Cardinals’ biggest strengths this spring. The returning All-American will play at Johns Hopkins next year.
Jane Charlton, New Canaan, Jr., MF: A weapon on both ends of the field, Charlton emerged as a strong presence for the Rams and was an All-State First Team selection during her sophomore season. She has verbally committed to play for the Duke Blue Devils beginning in 2020-21.
Campbell Connors, New Canaan, Sr., A: Another offensive weapon for New Canaan, Connors will be a big part of the Rams’ attack this season, as she takes over as a team captain. She’s signed a Letter of Intent to play at Butler next year.
Annie Eddy, Cheshire, Sr., A: Collected a team-high 72 goals and 23 assists as a junior, and earned US Lacrosse All-American, All-State and All-SCC honors. Eddy scored a game-high four goals during the Rams’ narrow 14-13 overtime loss to Ridgefield in the Class L semifinals.
Katie Elders, Darien, Sr., MF/D: A two-sport captain for Darien field hockey and lacrosse, Elders provides a strong defensive presence in the midfield for the Wave. She was an All-State first team selection as a junior, and has committed to play at Dartmouth next spring.
Ellie Fair, Staples, Sr., MF: Fair is proficient on offense and defense, and last year led Staples in points, assists and draw controls. She has committed to play both field hockey and lacrosse at Trinity College.
Paige Finneran, Greenwich, Sr., MF: Finneran was an All-State and All-FCIAC first team selection last spring. She’ll help anchor the Cardinals’ midfield before heading to Vanderbilt for her college career.
Julianna Henry, Masuk, Jr., G: Henry saw plenty of playing time as a freshman and came into her own last year, earning All-State first team and All-SWC honors. The Panthers were 12-6 in 2018 and will look to Henry to lead the way in the net again this year.
Ashley Humphrey, Darien, Jr., A: A three-year starter on attack, Humphrey earned All-American honors as a sophomore last season. One of the Wave’s top scoring weapons, she has committed to continue her lacrosse career at Stanford staring 2020-21. She had a hat trick and an assist in a 10-6 win over Wilton in last year’s FCIAC championship.
Nicole Humphrey, Darien, Sr., MF/D: The older of Darien’s two Humphrey sisters has been an impact player since joining the Wave as a sophomore, and will again be part of a deep midfield corps this spring. She had two goals and two assists in the FCIAC title game last season. An All-American last year, Humphrey will play for the North Carolina Tar Heels next year.
Sarah Jaques, Darien, Jr., MF: Jaques is another midfield star and can get it done at both ends of the field for the Blue Wave. An All-American as a sophomore, Jaques has committed to Northwestern.
Jessie Kilburn, North Branford, Sr., MF: Led the Thunderbirds with 63 goals and also won 162 draws last spring. A two-time All-State selection, Kilburn helped North Branford reach the state semifinals for the first time last year.
Kyle Kirby, Staples, Jr., MF/A: Kirby has committed to play lacrosse at Notre Dame, and will be a prime player for the Wreckers for the next two years. She missed much of her sophomore campaign while recovering from ACL surgery, but returned late and still finished fourth on the team in goals. She also led Staples in draw controls as a freshman.
Sloane Loveless, Greenwich, Sr., G: A returning All-State first team goalie, Loveless gives the Cards a steady hand in the net. She was also named to the All-FCIAC first team as a junior.
Rachel Mikolay, New Fairfield, Sr., G: Mikolay has been the starting goalie for the Rebels’ back-to-back Class S championship team. She was the MVP of the 2017 state final, and made seven saves in New Fairfield’s 9-6 win over East Catholic in the 2018 final. She is also a two-time All-State first team selection, and has committed to Elon University in North Carolina.
Grace Paleski, Branford, Sr., D: Paleski helped to lead a defense which held opponents to eight or fewer goals eight times last season. The Hornets won their second straight CIAC Class M championship, and Paleski received All-State first team and All-SCC first team honors.
Katie Schenk, Pomperaug, Sr., MF: Schenk is the Panthers’ leading offensive weapon as they look to get back to the state semifinals and move beyond in 2019. A multi-sport standout, Schenk finished 14th in the CIAC Class MM cross country meet in October, as Pomperaug won a third consecutive state championship.
Caroline Schuh, New Canaan, Sr., D: The returning standout will be a key cog in the Rams’ defense, which is a team strength this season. She was an All-State first team player for the Class L champions last year.
Kate Shaffer, Conard, Sr. MF: A standout midfielder for four seasons, Shaffer earned All-American honors as a junior last year, and will be one of the top players in the CCC this spring. She signed a Letter of Intent to play lacrosse at UConn next year.
Caitlin Slaminko, Ridgefield, Jr., A: A key part of the Tigers’ scoring last year, Slaminko will have an even bigger role following the graduation of Caroline Curnal. A three-sport star in soccer, track and lacrosse, Slaminko was an All-State first team selection last spring. She scored a hat trick in the Tigers’ 7-6 upset win over Greenwich in the Class L quarterfinals and led Ridgefield with four goals in a 14-13 OT win against Cheshire in the semis.
Katelyn Sousa, New Fairfield, Sr., MF: The junior midfielder had an outstanding sophomore season for the Rebels, who went 19-3 overall and won the SWC and Class S championship. Sousa was named the SWC tournament’s Most Outstanding Player and earned All-conference and All-State first team honors.
Nicolette Spotlow, Guilford, Sr., MF: Set a school record with 69 goals in a season while also winning 168 draw controls. Spotlow was named to the All-State and All-SCC second teams.
Sophia Sudano, Wilton, Jr., MF: A game-changer in the midfield for the Warriors, Sudano came into her own as a freshman and continued to excel last year, earning All-State second team and All-FCIAC first team honors. With the graduation of some offensive stars, Sudano takes on an even bigger role as Wilton looks to return to the FCIAC final.
Annie Uyeki, North Haven, Sr., A: Uyeki led the Indians in scoring last season and has earned All-State second team honors in each of the past two years. She has signed a Letter of Intent to play at Vassar College next year.