2013 Girls’ Lacrosse All-Scholastics

The Notre Dame of Hingham team celebrated after winning the state championship.
Barry Chin/Globe Staff
The Notre Dame of Hingham team celebrated after winning the state championship.

Meet the standout performers who earned All-Scholastic honors for their work this season.

Players of the Year

Alex Dalton

Division 1: Notre Dame (Hingham)

Dalton recorded 76 goals, 79 ground balls, 69 draw controls, and forced 61 turnovers in her final season, leading the Cougars to the Division 1 state title. The midfielder was named an Under Armour All-American and will play for the University of Notre Dame next year.

Megan Hennessey

Division 2: Winchester

The senior netted a career-high 91 goals and 55 assists to push her career totals to 290 goals and 163 assists. The three-time Middlesex League All-Star and first-team EMass All-Star helped the Sachems capture the Division 2 North title. She will attend Harvard University.


Amy Arnold

Masconomet, senior


Arnold recorded 71 goals and 19 assists to lead the Chieftains to the Cape Ann League title. She was named the CAL Player of the Year as well as a first-team All-American and first-team EMass All-Star. Arnold will attend the University of Florida.

Marina Burke

Westwood, senior

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The senior co-captain was a Tri-Valley League and first-team EMass All-Star. The midfielder amassed 48 goals and 39 assists this season to help the Wolverines reach the Division 1 South final. She plans to compete for Harvard University in the fall.

Tess Chandler

Hopkinton, senior

The Boston College-bound midfielder ends her career with 400 total points (284 goals, 116 assists). In her final season as a Hiller, Chandler tallied 71 goals, 31 assists, 62 draw controls, and caused 28 turnovers. She is a two-time first-team All-American and member of the National Honor Society.

Meggie Collins

Marblehead, senior

The two-time Northeastern Conference MVP and Under Armour All-American led the Magicians to the Division 2 North final and 19-3-1 record. The senior finished her career with 272 points (165 goals, 107 assists) and will play defense for Trinity College next year.

Catherine Conley

Needham, junior

The midfielder has already amassed more than 300 points through three seasons and was named a first-team All-American and first-team EMass All-Star. A member of the National Honor Society with a 4.0 GPA, Conley is committed to play lacrosse at Fairfield University.

Madison Crutchfield

St. Paul’s, junior


Crutchfield capped her junior season at St. Paul’s as the ISL MVP and was named a US Lacrosse All-American for the third straight season. She had 68 goals and 51 assists for the Pelicans, helping the team to an undefeated season.

Emily Friend

Waring, senior

Friend repeated as IGC MVP in lacrosse as a senior, finishing the season with a league-leading 16 assists and 41 goals scored. The five-year starter is a three-time New England Prep School All-Star and was never carded in her playing career.

Maura Grady

Pingree, senior

The Highlanders goalie finished this season with a save percentage of 61. She was named an All-American for the second straight season and Eastern Independent League MVP for the third time. She will play lacrosse at James Madison next year.

Ela Hazar

Westwood, junior

The Tri-Valley League All-Star led her team with 90 goals and 40 assists to help the Wolverines reach the Division 1 South final. The junior, who plays for the Mass Elite club lacrosse team, plans to attend the University of North Carolina.

Mary Beth Irwin

Montrose, senior

Following in her mother’s and sister’s footsteps, Irwin earned her own All-Scholastic honors. In her senior season, she scored 40 goals and 20 asssists on her way to the IGC co-MVP award. She will play at Stevens Institute of Technology next year.

Meagan Keefe

Andover, senior


The Merrimack Valley Conference Player of the Year amassed 52 goals this season and her 65 assists set a school record. She graduates with 151 goals and 132 assists. An All-MVC field hockey and ice hockey player, she will play lacrosse for UMass next year.

Aileen Kelly

Framingham, junior

The junior goalkeeper helped lead the Flyers to the Division 1 North semifinals. The Bay State Conference All-Star and honor roll student kept her team’s goals-against average just below 10 goals a game en route to posting a 15-6 overall record.

Bailey Mongillo

Westford, senior

The senior attacker led the Grey Ghosts to an undefeated regular season record and trip to the Division 1 state tournament. With 108 goals and 33 assists, she pushed her career total to 420 points. Mongillo will play for Villanova University next year.

Hannah Murphy

Duxbury, senior

Murphy led the Dragons to a Patriot League championship and the Division 2 South final, finishing with 70 goals and 39 assists. She finished with career totals of 222 goals and 90 assists. Murphy is also an All-Scholastic in field hockey and ice hockey.

Mary O’Connell

Norwell, senior

The captain had four goals and three assists in the Division 2 state title game win after finishing her senior year with 90 goals and 66 assists. That pushed her career totals to 247 goals and 137 assists. She was named first-team All-American and first-team EMass All-Star.

Isabella O’Connor

Notre Dame (Hingham), junior

O’Connor racked up 56 goals, 15 assists, and 40 ground balls, and caused 33 turnovers this season, helping the Cougars capture their first Division 1 state title. The junior attack was named an Under Armour All-American and is committed to play at the University of Florida.

Abby Quirk

Lincoln-Sudbury, senior

The four-year starter is a two-time Dual County League All-Star and led the Warriors to the Division 1 North quarterfinals this season. Quirk also lettered in soccer and indoor track and will continue her lacrosse career at Vanderbilt University next year.

Allison Ryan

Norwood, senior

Ryan was named team MVP for the third straight season and won Bay State League All-Star honors for third time as well. Ryan earned varsity letters in four sports at Norwood. She will play lacrosse at UMass next year.

Maddie Stenberg

Needham, senior

The attacker was named the Bay State League MVP and led the Rockets to a 20-3 mark. She set a school record with 439 career points. Last year she was a Bay State Conference All-Star. An honor roll student, Stenberg has a 4.0 GPA.

Maddie Ward

Norwell, senior

The Holy Cross-bound midfielder tallied 90 goals and 24 assists to finish her career with 229 career points. She helped the Clippers capture the Division 2 state championship with a game-high six goals and four assists in their 20-8 state final win over Winchester.

Coaches of the Year

Meredith Frank

Division 1: Notre Dame (Hingham)

Frank coached the Cougars to a 24-2 overall record and the program’s first Division 1 state championship, defeating Longmeadow, 13-10, in the final. Frank, a former All-Scholastic at Westwood and All-American at Northwestern, is 64-6 in three seasons at NDA.

Kara Connerty

Division 2: Norwell

Connerty led the Clippers to their second Division 2 state title in four years, defeating Winchester, 20-8, in the final. In her four seasons, Connerty is 62-21-5. She also coached the girls’ soccer team to the 2012 South sectional title.


Atlantic Coast — Falmouth: Madison Haberl, Shauna McManus. Marshfield: Elizabeth Ettridge, Lexi Iafrato, Katie McGuiggan, Erin Shea, Brigid Snee. Nauset: Corinne DeSimone, Ellie Garside, Kayla Smith. Plymouth North: Megan Lunetta. Plymouth South: Danielle Finlay, Kara Hurley. Sandwich: Claire Gauthier, Erin Gendreau, Molly Kennedy, Maggie Layo, Caroline McKenna, Katie McKenna.

Bay State — Dedham: Jodie Munchbach. Framingham: Hannah Burton, Aileen Kelly, Kelly Romano, Caroline Vonachen, Kristin Wilder. Milton: Erin Higgins. Natick: Julia Garrahan, Alex Ranucci, Megan Tingley. Needham: Catherine Conley, Annee O'Connor, Kira Oberle, Maddie Stenberg, Molly Strakosch. Newton North: Shannon Fitzgerald, Leah Yerardi. Norwood: Allison Ryan. Walpole: Seana Cofsky, Michaela Tosone. Wellesley: Ashton Chryssicas, Annie Valle. Weymouth: Alex King.

Cape Ann — Georgetown: Chelsea Burke. Hamilton-Wenham: Emily Gaucher. Ipswich: Natalie Soliozy. Lynnfield: Paige MacEachern. Manchester Essex: Taylor Meek, Brittany Smith. Masconomet: Amy Arnold, Kathleen Gillespie, Lili Miller, Becca Phillips. Newburyport: Meri Adsit, Carly Kouvaris, Ali Peffer. Pentucket: Tori Spofford.

Catholic Central — Archbishop Williams: Blayne Baker, Paige Canavan. Arlington Catholic: Andrea Comeau, Erin Lordan, Alana Zucco. Austin Prep: Ally Braciska, Bianca Enos, Olivia Ingemi, Janelle Macone. Bishop Fenwick: Grace Celona, Katie Hart, Anna Moulton, Monica Poeske, Annette Ruggiero. Lowell Catholic: Molly Cote, Courteney Lanier, Lexi Petzold, Bianca Terenzi. Marian: Valerie Enge, Alexi Kidd, Mackenzie Sparling. Matignon: Jenifer Buckley, Aileen Callahan. St. Mary's: Gabrielle Crugnale.

Dual County — Acton-Boxborough: Leah Cardarelli, Claire Cote, Eleni Nyland, Sarah Smith. Bedford: Scout Pierce, Kristen Plansky. Concord-Carlisle: Allie Barrett, Emma Mahoney, Rebecca Olsen, Kate Wyeth. Lincoln-Sudbury: Eliza Guild, Kaileigh Maguire, Abby Quirk. Newton South: Amy Cohen. Waltham: Leah Wheaton. Wayland: Emily Barnard, Amy Cunningham, Genna Cutitta, Morgan Fletcher, Madeline Schwartz. Westford: Laie Boyd, Taylor Freud, Bailey Mongillo, Cathryn Sennott. Weston: Bianca Brueckner, Alissa Duffey, Sarah Peters.

Eastern Athletic — Bishop Feehan: Katie Barrera, Kendyl Barron, Caroline Flannery, Olivia Richardson, Abby Roberts, Mandy Semple, Caroline Toomey. Bishop Stang: Abby Duclos, Kate Martin. Coyle & Cassidy: Olivia Giatrelis. Martha’s Vineyard: Alayna Hutchinson, Taylor Poggi, Isabel Smith, Molly Wallace.

Greater Boston — Cambridge: Abby Borron, Rachael Harkavy, Kristen McCallum, Kristen O'Laughlin. Malden: Danielle Aquinaldo, Anita Caceda, Stevie Klien. Medford: Hannah Gallup, Cassidy LeBert, Adrienne Porrazzo, Lydia Regan, Desiree Savoia.

Hockomock — Canton: Amanda Crowley, Meghan Lennon. Foxborough: Ellen Decker, Katie Notarangelo, Marybeth Sweeney. Franklin: Elizabeth Allie, Kristi Kirsche, Steph Pisani, Meagan Schumauder, Marta Versprille. King Philip: Ashley Avery, Alicia Cuoco, Malorie Knowlton. Mansfield: Jessica Buckley, Meghan Delang, Mana Platsidakis. North Attleborough: Carly Ebzery, Laura Patruno. Oliver Ames: Megan Bosse. Sharon: Emma Noel.

Merrimack Valley — Andover: Louisa Gross, Meagan Keefe, Mikayla McQuade, Jaclyn Torres. Billerica: Jaime Balboni. Central Catholic: Kelly Daigle, Ashley Masucci, Anna Scionti. Chelmsford: Brittany Oliver, Micaela Sanborn. Dracut: Christina Koumpouras, Courtney Langlais. Haverhill: Jaime Martel, Whitney Milewski, Abby Nauffts. Lowell: Morghan Cassella, Alex Karabatsos, Paige MacKinnon. Methuen: Abby Galloway-Burke, Ashley Horan, Jenna Risacher. North Andover: Leah Chittick, Pamela Coufos, Lauren Hiller, Abbie Karalis, Michaela Mello, Audrey Samuelman. Tewksbury: Melissa Peters, Hayley Sutherland.

Middlesex (Liberty) — Arlington: Meghan Wiseman. Belmont: Katie Leinbach. Lexington: Dana DiModica, Fiona Fitzgerald, Sara Lehman, Kate Powers. Reading: Bridget Clements, Emma McDonagh, Sara McDonagh, Kaity Nugent. Winchester: Talene Bush, Lacey Hale, Megan Hennessey, Abby Wheeler. Woburn: Allie Santullo.

Northeastern — Marblehead: Meggie Collins.

Patriot — Duxbury: Christina Balzotti, Hannah Murphy, Olivia Smith, Halle Walsh. Hanover: Taylor Graf. Hingham: Ali Burns, Katie Landry, Abby Phelan. North Quincy: Leah Ryan. Pembroke: Hannah Burns, Jane Morrisette, Erica Tinlin. Quincy: Gabby Zorkers. Scituate: Nikki Bengal, Kelly Martin, Katherine Powers. Silver Lake: Taylor Lloyd. Whitman-Hanson: Meghan Manhoney, Jackie Sullivan, Stephanie Warn.

South Coast — Apponequet: Paige Campbell, Nicole Dion, Elizabeth Loranger, Hope Moran, Cara Storms. Bourne: Kiyana Carpenter, Emily Cheney, Shelby Corsano. Fairhaven: Julia Corey, Emma Morehead, Shae Riley. Old Rochester: Mikayla Demanche, Allison Francis, Chloe Riley.

South Shore — Abington: Erin Foley. Cohasset: Mackenzie Axelson, Kathryn Dunn, Megan Fitzgerald, Molly Fitzgerald, Hope Kissick. Hull: Ariel Oliveri, Grace Ryan, Molly Weber. Mashpee: Samantha MacRae, Emily Reardon. Norwell: Devon Croke, Grace Gunning, Mary O'Connell, Katie Reardon, Maddie Shea, Rachel Talanian, Maddie Ward.

Tri-Valley — Ashland: Bri Maher, Camille Mitjaws. Bellingham: Eileen Kelley. Dover-Sherborn: Nora Klemmer, Cricket Wemyss. Holliston: Rachel Strock. Hopkinton: Tess Chandler, Jackie Chirco. Medfield: Sarah Honan, Katelyn Nochese. Medway: Katie Peters. Westwood: Marina Burke, Ela Hazar.