April 11, 2012 |
When trying to sum up Joe Donnian, Clearview boys' lacrosse coach Rob Rieck thought back to the senior's freshman year. "He couldn't even crack the JV team," Rieck said. "He just was not ready. " Three years later, Donnian is a dominant player on one of the area's best teams. And he's set to play Division II lacrosse next year for St. Leo in Florida. "Because of his work ethic, he's become the leader of our team," Rieck said. "He's a kid that just plays with heart.
April 18, 1988 |
When Barbara Jordan, Tracy Stumpf and Kathleen Geiger were asked what playing for the U.S. national women's lacrosse team meant to them, they answered simply, "It's an honor. " The three women from Delaware County and their teammates had just been routed, 10-2, by the English national team on Friday night at West Chester University. But winning or losing didn't seem to be such a big deal. Playing on the team was enough. "We're representing the U.S., and we're considered some of the best in our sport," Stumpf said.
May 21, 1999 |
Senior cocaptain Julie Carney was one bright spot for the Drexel women's lacrosse team, which didn't have much to cheer about this year. The Dragons ended with a 3-14 overall record, and were 1-5 in the America East Conference. Carney, a Penn Wood graduate, led Drexel in scoring with 36 goals and 10 assists for 46 points. She had 13 multiple-goal games and six hat tricks. She was fourth in the conference in scoring with an average of 2.71 points per game and was named offensive MVP by her teammates.
May 5, 2010
Dan "Doc" Recine is used to preventing goals, not scoring them. But the Cherry Hill West senior goalie pulled off a rare feat last Thursday with a goal against Haddonfield. "I honestly could not believe it," Recine said. With possession, Recine ran toward midfield looking for an open teammate. But with Haddonfield blocking the passing lanes, the goalie kept moving down the field. He finally dished to junior attack Mac Ensley. But when Haddonfield left Recine open, Ensley passed back, and Recine stepped forward and unleashed a shot.
September 19, 2010 |
Washington Township senior Taylor Foussadier, an Inquirer second-team all-South Jersey lacrosse defender, will attend the University of Pennsylvania. Foussadier said the combination of the lacrosse program and academics led her to choose Penn. "Penn has one of the top lacrosse programs in the country, and I also want to go into the medical field," Foussadier said. "I love the coach [Karin Corbett] and the team atmosphere. " Penn has won four consecutive Ivy League championships and has qualified for the NCAA final four three of the last four seasons.
October 24, 2002 |
Several South Jersey schools will add boys' lacrosse to their athletic programs this spring. The Olympic Conference is forming a boys' lacrosse league, Triton athletic director Gary Wilson announced yesterday. The league will have two five-team divisions, Wilson said. Washington Township, Vineland, Shawnee, Lenape and Cherokee will make up the large-school American Division, while the National Division will consist of Eastern, Paul VI, Camden Catholic, St. Augustine and New Egypt.
May 26, 2011
Northeast got a pair of goals from Veasna Kim to dethrone defending champion Washington, 6-3, in the Public League boys' lacrosse championship game yesterday, held at Simon Gratz. The Vikings led, 2-0, after the first quarter and never trailed. Scott McGrath had 11 saves in goal. Before a capacity crowd of 1,200 at Cabrini College, Carl Walrath scored twice in the final 40 seconds to give Haverford School a 5-4 win over Malvern Prep in the championship game of the Inter-Ac Invitational.