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York colleGe overview York College of Pennsylvania is a private-sector, independent institution of higher education, which focuses on offering baccalaureate degree programs in the arts and sciences, business administration, education, public affairs, and nursing. Students may also enroll in courses leading to the associate degree and master’s degree. The College draws its 4,600 full-time undergraduate and 1,500 part-time and graduate students from some 30 states and 36 foreign countries. Typically, 50% of York’s freshmen hail from Pennsylvania; 30% from New York and New Jersey; and 15% from Maryland, Washington, DC, Virginia, and Connecticut. Others come from states up and down the East Coast and from abroad. Most of York’s part-time and graduate students reside and are employed in the greater York Area. The College occupies a 190-acre, park-like campus, just beyond the York city (pop. 50,000) limits, in the rolling hills of the south central part of the state. Close to the heart of “Pennsylvania Dutch” country, York is one hour from Baltimore; two hours from Philadelphia or Washington, DC; and four hours from New York City, Pittsburgh, or Richmond. Nearly half of its undergraduate students reside in college housing in the vicinity of the campus. York College envisions itself as a center of affordable academic excellence and has received favorable national recognition for its success in offering a higher education program of high quality at a tuition rate substantially lower than the rates charged by institutions of similar type, scope, and distinction. York’s effective control of tuition costs stems principally from the long-term, generous support of the College by its friends in the York community and its alumni. This support has provided both superior debt-free physical facilities and permanent endowment resources sufficient to fund institutional scholarships and financial aid for needy students. York uses this fiscal strength in turn to provide a kind of “scholarship” to each of its students in the form of relatively modest charges for tuition and campus housing. York College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and has specialized accreditation for its business, nursing, allied health, and recreation programs. York College is proud of its ongoing efforts in gender equity. As per the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act of 1994, information regarding YCP’s gender equity statistics is available for review in the office of the Assistant Dean for Athletics and Recreation. Students can request a copy of the report from the Assistant Dean for Athletics and Recreation.

The Grumbacher SporT & FiTneSS cenTer The York College campus officially grew on April 29, 2006, as the College unveiled the Grumbacher Sport & Fitness Center to the public. This 160,000 square foot complex is the centerpiece for student life on the College’s West Campus. Bordered by McKay Hall and Grantley Hall, and a quadrangle of new dormitories, the Center features the Charles Wolf Gymnasium, a 1,712-seat arena hosting varsity competition in men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball, and wrestling. Other features include an eight-lane competitive pool with instructional areas and 1- and 3-meter diving boards, a three-court field house, spacious locker room facilities, and a state-of-the-art fitness area that spreads out over 7,600 square feet. Two new Sport Turf fields sit directly south of the Grumbacher Center. Graham Field is home to the men’s and women’s soccer and track & field teams while Kinsley Field is the home of the field hockey, men’s lacrosse, and women’s lacrosse teams.


York College Overview ........................................Inside Front Cover The Grumbacher Center ........................................Inside Front Cover Table of Contents ..............................................................................1 Spartan Fast Facts..............................................................................1 Media Information ............................................................................1 2010 Preview..................................................................................2-3 Student-Athlete Profiles ................................................................4-8 Coaching Staff..............................................................................9-10 2009 Results ....................................................................................10 2009 Capital Athletic Conference Standings ..................................11 2009 All-CAC Squad ......................................................................11 Spartan All-Time Postseason Accolades..........................................11 Spartan Records ..............................................................................12 2010 Roster............................................................Inside Back Cover 2010 Schedule ..................................................................Back Cover The 2010 women’s lacrosse media guide was produced by Brent Duffy, York College Sports Information Intern, with assistance from Scott Guise, York College Sports Information Director. Photography by Steve Doemland, Scott Guise, and Zach Clabaugh.

sparTan fasT faCTs Location ......................................................................York, Pennsylvania Founded............................................................................September 1787 Enrollment ........................................................................................4,600 President ..............................................................Dr. George W. Waldner Conference ....................................................Capital Athletic Conference Affiliation....................................................................NCAA Division III Nickname......................................................................................Spartans Colors ....................................................................Kelly Green and White Venue ....................................................................................Kinsley Field Capacity ..........................................................................................300 Athletic Director ..................................................................Sean Sullivan Alma Mater..........................................Univ. of California-Santa Cruz Associate A.D. ....................................................................Betsy Witman Alma Mater ................................................James Madison University Assistant A.D. ..........................................................................Paul Saikia Alma Mater ..............................................Southern Illinois University Sports Information Director ....................................................Scott Guise Alma Mater........................................Bowling Green State University Sports Information Intern........................................................Brent Duffy Alma Mater......................................................................York College Head Athletic Trainer ..............................................................Nate Cooke Alma Mater ................................................................Messiah College Asst. Athletic Trainer ........................................................Allison Kunkel Alma Mater................................................University of Pitt-Bradford Asst. Athletic Trainer ...................................................Jennifer Robertson Alma Mater ................................................James Madison University Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach..............................................Jen Dragoni Alma Mater................................Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County Asst. Women’s Lacrosse Coach ......................................Ashley Fitzhugh Alma Mater................................Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County Asst. Women’s Lacrosse Coach..................................................Jen Stone Alma Mater..............................................................McDaniel College Athletic Phone ..................................................................(717) 815-1780 Women’s Lacrosse Office Phone ......................................(717) 815-1516 Athletic Fax ......................................................................(717) 849-1626 SID Phone..........................................................................(717) 815-1394 SID Fax..............................................................................(717) 849-1642

Media inforMaTion • The York College Sports Information Office requests that any media interested in covering a Spartan women’s lacrosse game please contact the Sports Information Office prior to game day so that a spot at the table may be held for that media member. • Requests for permission to broadcast must be made at least two weeks prior to the game. The visiting teams will be allowed to broadcast as long as there is a reciprocal agreement allowing Spartan radio to broadcast when York is on the road. • Postgame interviews will be arranged through the respective Sports Information Directors. If a visiting SID is not present, a representative from York College will arrange the visitor’s interviews. The Spartan women’s lacrosse players will be available ten minutes after each home contests and can be interviewed on the field or inside the Grumbacher Sport & Fitness Center. • Interviews with players or coaches should be arranged through the Sports Information Office. Please allow 24 hours to arrange the interviews. The arrangements will be made for in-person and telephone interviews at a time that is agreeable to both the reporter and athlete. Head coach Jen Dragoni is best reached during the early afternoons. The Sports Information Office phone number is (717) 815-1394.

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New beginnings. Not the beginning of a new team, but the beginning of a prolific program. The York College women’s lacrosse team enters the 2010 season no longer an expansion squad, but a bonafide contender in the mid-atlantic region. “We are building a program here at York,” head coach Jen Dragoni said. “We have put down the necessary foundation and now we are building up. It is going to take a lot of hard work to get to where we ultimately want to be, but I believe we are on the right track.” One of the region’s top young coaches, Dragoni enters her third season at the helm of the Spartan program optimistic after a fantastic offseason. “We have some great talent returning this season, players who gained valuable experience last year and worked very hard in the offseason,” Dragoni said. “We get to couple that with a great crop of newcomers who are going to push for time and look to be instant impact players.” The Spartans should indeed be optimistic heading into this season. Highlighting that optimism are senior captains Meg Foy, Kelly Vrana, and Courtney Heller. Foy, a two-year Spartan captain, is a natural leader whose tremendous ability and competitive attitude drive the Spartan squad. Foy is a fantastic all-around performer who will provide offensive spark and defensive bite for the York squad. Vrana returns as an All-Capital Athletic Conference performer in 2009. A tough studentathlete with outstanding skill, Vrana is set to be the backbone of the defensive unit in 2010. Heller comes into the year as another exceptionally talented defender. A solid presence on the defensive end, Heller is expected to be an outstanding player and leader this season. “Our three captains are simply incredible,” Dragoni raved. “They each bring something different and unique to the table. Meg [Foy] is the heart of our team and is one of the top players in the conference. Kelly [Vrana] gives us a veteran who is aggressive yet intelligent on the defensive end. Courtney [Heller] adds a solid and consistent presence on defense, and is ready for a tremendous 2010.” These three will look to lead a very young Spartan squad, which consists of over 70 percent underclassmen. Of the 24 student-athletes on the roster, 17 are either sophomores or freshmen, while 13 are new to the Spartan program. “Despite adding so many newcomers, our team has come together and really gelled as a unit,” Dragoni said. “Being a close-knit team will play a significant role in our ability to be successful this year. I believe we are headed in the right direction.” One of the major keys to that success will be York’s talented defensive unit. Despite their

aforementioned youth, the Green and White return four players who spent significant time on the defensive end of the field in 2009. Joining Vrana and Heller are Katie Mansell and Brittany Geraghty, juniors who each saw considerable time in the Spartan defensive third last year. Mansell, who started 14 of the 15 contests in which she appeared in 2009, is a dedicated player that communicates well with her teammates in an effort to thwart opposing attacks. Geraghty will look to draw on the valuable experience she gained as a sophomore for an even better 2010. Adding to York’s strong core of defenders are four newcomers who will add significant talent to the ranks. Katie Vautier comes to the program looking to be a solid contributor from day one. Vautier is an aggressive defender whose relentless pursuit of the ball will gain valuable possessions for the Green and White. Fellow rookie Jordan Hall is another outstanding youngster with the ability to compete for time right away. A strong defensive presence, Hall has great stick skills and the ability to stop opposing attacks. Michelle Moore brings a great understanding of defensive concepts to the Spartan squad while Kerry Felton will look to add quality depth to the unit. The Green and White’s goalkeeping unit adds to York’s already outstanding defense. A pair of rookie netminders brings exceptional ability between the Spartan pipes. Kelsey Evans, who helped her high school team to a Maryland state title in 2009, will look to make an immediate impact as a freshman. Evans sports not only solid ability but also a great drive to improve her skills everyday. Tina Nicklas joins the Spartan squad as another talented rookie. Nicklas, who has outstanding confidence and a superb work ethic, will strive to push for time in the cage this season as she continues to hone her skills. Both goalies will make an immediate impact on the squad. “Our defense looks to be the


strong point of our team this season,” Dragoni said. “With the mix of veteran talent and youthful exuberance that we have, I believe that we can be very strong in the back. We will be able to be more aggressive, more proactive in what we do defensively, which will help us be very difficult to score against.” In the midfield, the Green and White host a slew of excellent players that will help the Spartans reach new heights this season. Led by Foy, who is arguably the top midfielder in the CAC, this group returns four starters from a season ago while welcoming a pair of stellar rookies. “Our midfield consists of athletic players, with plenty of experience, who can get up and down the field and do positive things for us on both ends,” Dragoni said. “We have fast, strong players that are capable of scoring goals on the offensive end as well as stopping attacks on the defensive end. Our midfield could become a very strong area of our squad this season.” The three returners are each entering their sophomore campaigns after gaining valuable game experience in 2009, starting a combined 48 of 51 contests. Ashley Kanzler had a fantastic first season in a Spartan uniform tallying 27 points on 23 goals and four assists. Instant offense, Kanzler possesses marvelous stick skills and has the ability to dodge past defenders. She will be called upon to provided York with steady, consistent, and sterling play throughout the year. Meaghan Doak, who is primed for a breakout year in 2010, was another offensive force in just her freshman season. After tallying 14 goals last year, she will now be looked upon to lead York’s offensive plays. With her innate ability to find open teammates, Doak should become a great playmaker. Whitney Kendall, a more defensiveminded midfielder, returns for season number two in the Green and White. A hard-working player, Kendall uses her superb defensive positioning as well as her outstanding speed and endurance to not only frustrate opponents but also provide a spark for the Green and White. Rookies Leah Schultz and Kimberly Wayson are two newcomers who will be expected to be immediate contributors. Schultz is an aggressive defender who also has outstanding stick skills that will help her add punch to the Spartan offense. Wayson, a two-time all-county player in high school, is extremely dangerous in the open field and is able to create as well as finish scoring opportunities. York’s attacking unit, aided by a talented midfield, should create plenty of offense for the Spartans in 2010. A mix of experienced returners combined with gifted freshmen will give the Green and White a potent and dangerous attack.

Junior Molly Kerrigan opens the season as a quality leader for this group after scoring 19 goals and dishing out five assists in her 17 games last year. Kerrigan, who has gained considerable experience over the past two seasons, is an aggressive and strong player who has the ability to score in bunches. Fellow junior Katie Bowers has improved her skills tremendously and will look to be a valuable asset on the offensive end this season. Sophomore Rachel Klado is set to provide veteran depth to the attack while her dedication and work ethic continue to rub off on her teammates. Kasie White, Lauren Kula, Kelsey Byrd, Chelsae Damm, and Kara Dorsey make their rookie appearance on the Spartan roster as each looks to make an impact. White is a very talented player with the ability to perform well at the collegiate level right away. She understands the game extremely well for a youngster while also possessing the ability to shoot in tight space as well as find open teammates. Kula, a freshman with loads of potential, joins the attack as another immediate impact player. Her exceptional ability to “thread the needle” with her passes as well as consistent movement should make her a serious threat on the offensive end. Byrd, yet another outstanding dodger with a great stick, has a nose for the goal that should pay dividends for the Spartan program both this season and in years to come. Damm is a hard-working student-athlete who continues to improve while Dorsey, who will gain valuable collegiate experience this year, will add needed depth to the attacking unit. “The talent level that we have within our attack will allow us to be very creative and very dangerous this season,” Dragoni commented. “Our depth is another key asset this year that will allow us to go all-out throughout the entire 60 minutes. Each of our attackers has the ability to score and, as long as they work well together, should be able to score in bunches.” As the optimism abounds, Dragoni knows that a squad with such a talented crop of underclassmen could be the beginning of a very bright future. “This is going to be an extremely important season for the future of this program,” Dragoni said. “The upperclassmen will really need to step up each day and lead the younger players in the right direction. We have some very talented student-athletes on this roster who, no matter what their age is, can play high-quality lacrosse at the Division III level.” The Spartans’ new beginning, one filled with promise and hope, officially begins on Saturday, February 20, when the Green and White host Montclair St. at York’s Kinsley Field in a 1:00 p.m. tilt.

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#2 Whitney Kendall Sophomore midfield

Sandy Spring, md. Sherwood

Whitney Kendall returns to the Spartan program for her sophomore season after a productive rookie campaign. Kendall, who started all 17 Spartan contests in 2009, is a swift and fit student-athlete who will be a vital asset to the Spartan midfield. Her solid defensive positioning combined with an ability to put the ball in the net allows her to play well on both ends of the field. A tremendous worker, Kendall is primed for a breakout 2010.

#3 Jordan Hall Freshman Defense

edgewater, md. South river

Jordan Hall begins her collegiate career in a Spartan uniform looking to make an immediate impact with the Green and White. A natural defender who is a great presence on the defensive end, she has the innate ability to cover a wide range of attackers. Additionally, Hall has excellent stick skills which will help the Spartan rookie not only win possession for the Green and White but also initiate York's transition game.

#4 rachel Klado Sophomore attack

baltimore, md. perry hall

Rachel Klado begins her second year in the Green and White as one of the Spartan's most dedicated student-athletes. As a freshman, she appeared in 14 of York's 17 games, drawing six starts. This season, Klado opens the up her sophomore campaign looking to provide excellent and experienced depth to the Spartan attack. With continued focus and committment to steady improvement, Klado's efforts will help the Spartans throughout the year.

#5 Katie Mansell Junior Defense

pasadena, md. chesapeake Senior

Katie Mansell opens up the 2010 season, her junior campaign, as one of the Spartans top defensive players. In 2009, Mansell played in 15 contests, starting 14 times, while picking up 13 ground balls and causing seven turnovers. Dedicated to her craft, she has worked over the offseason to improve her footspeed which will pay dividends on the defensive end this year. A great communicator, Mansell is set for a stupendous junior season.

#6 Katie bowers Junior attack

chantilly, va. chantilly

Katie Bowers embarks on her third season donning the Green and White after a solid first two years. Bowers appeared in each of York's 17 games during the 2009 campaign, as she started 16 of those contests. She goes into this season looking to push her younger Spartan teammates. Combining her competitive nature and collegiate experience with steady improvement, Bowers will provide a veteran presence for the Green and White this season.


#7 Kimberly Wayson Freshman midfield

harwood, md. Southern

Kimberly Wayson opens the 2010 campaign as one of the Spartans’ most promising young players. A two-time all-county selection at Southern High School in Maryland, Wayson has the ability to be an immediate impact player for the Green and White. She is an athletic player who uses her height and stick skills exceptionally well especially in draw controls. Wayson will look to both create and finish numerous scoring opportunities for the Spartans in 2010.

#8 Meaghan doak Sophomore attack

pylesville, md. harford Tech

Meaghan Doak returns to the Spartan lineup for her second year in a Spartan uniform looking to build off an exceptionally solid freshman campaign. Doak scored 14 goals for the Green and White during her rookie year, starting 14 of her 15 contests. She is a fast player who has the innate ability of finding open teammates. A talented student-athlete who has a high ceiling, Doak will be called upon to be a leader on the offensive end throughout the 2010 season.

#9 brittany Geraghty Junior Defense

Forest hill, md. Fallston

Brittany Geraghty embarks on the 2010 campaign expecting a breakout year as she has made tremendous strides in her game during the offseason. A great communicator in the defensive third, Geraghty has worked exceptionally hard to improve her overall ability with a focus on maintaining good body position while guarding her attacker. With continued improvement and focus, Geraghty could be a major contributor for the Green and White this year.

#10 Meg foy

*captain Senior midfield

Toms river, n.J. Toms river north

Meg Foy begins her senior season in the Green and White as the unquestioned heart of the Spartan squad. A natural leader, Foy is a two-year captain whose unmatched work ethic and dedication drives her teammates. She started all 17 contests for the York squad in 2009 tallying 34 goals, 53 ground balls, and 28 caused turnovers - ranking her second on the team in each category. With talent and experience to burn, Foy is primed for a tremendous 2010 season.

#11 Kara dorsey Freshman attack

Davidsonville, md. South river

Kara Dorsey, who hails from Maryland’s South River High School, begins her Spartan tenure in the 2010 season. An attacking player, Dorsey will look to add quality depth to the Green and White offense throughout the year while simultaneously gaining valuable collegiate experience. With hard work and a coachable attitude, Dorsey has the potential to become a solid contributor for the Spartan squad in years to come.

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#12 Courtney Heller Senior Defense

*captain

reisterstown, md. Franklin

Courtney Heller opens the 2010 season as a Spartan captain who is prepared to be a solid leader throughout the year. Heller appeared in 17 games for the York squad in 2009, starting 16 times, as she caused 18 turnovers and collected 27 ground balls. She is a tough student-athlete who possesses text-book defensive mechanics which frustrate opposing attackers. Heller is set to be a key cog in the Spartan defense this season.

#13 lauren Kula Freshman midfield / attack

Frederick, md. Gov. Thomas Johnson

Lauren Kula comes to the Spartan program looking to make an immediate impact at the college level. A young student-athlete who is loaded with potential, Kula’s already outstanding dodging skills and penchant for continually moving on the offensive end should equal quality results in just her first season. With continued effort and a focus on consistent improvement, Kula has the ability to become extremely dangerous on the offensive side of the field.

#14 Kelsey byrd Freshman attack

Jarrettsville, md. north harford

Kelsey Byrd begins her collegiate career at York, looking to blossom into a steady contributor in the attack. Possessing great stick skills, Byrd has a unique awareness on the attacking end that will make her difficult for opponents to defend. Combining that skill and awareness with her ability to dodge past defenders, Byrd will strive to become - with added collegiate experience - a solid playmaker for the Green and White.

#15 Katie Vautier Freshman Defense

harwood, md. archbishop Spalding

Katie Vautier enters the 2010 season, her first with the Spartans, as a rookie with the potential to be an immediate contributor. Vautier is an aggressive player whose hunger for the ball will pay dividends for the Green and White throughout the season. A fierce defender, she will cause turnovers and come up with numerous 50/50 balls. Vautier also adds an element of intelligence in the back that will help the Spartans become one of CAC’s best defensive squads.

#16 leah schultz Freshman midfield

catonsville, md. Seton keough

Leah Schultz begins her rookie campaign in the Green and White as a feisty midfielder who has the ability to play well on both ends of the field. Expected to contribute right away, Schultz’s aggression combined with her outstanding speed and stick skills make her a threat all over the field. One of York’s most talented youngsters, Schultz has the opportunity to quickly mold into one of the conference’s top midfielders.


#17 Chelsae damm Freshman Defense

westminster, md. Delone catholic

Chelsae Damm enters the collegiate ranks as a promising young student-athlete who has the potential to become a solid player for the Green and White. Very coachable, Damm possesses a superb work ethic that, combined with an excellent attitude, will help improve throughout her time in a Spartan uniform. In 2010, Damm will look to provide York with quality depth while learning the collegiate game.

#18 ashley Kanzler Sophomore midfield

baltimore, md. perry hall

Ashley Kanzler returns for season number two with the York squad after establishing herself as a standout player during her rookie campaign. In just her first collegiate season, Kanzler was York’s third-leading scorer as she posted 27 points on 23 goals and four assists. Possessing one of the squad’s most skillful sticks, she has the ability to dodge past any defender and create scoring chances. An exceptional player, Kanzler is primed for a sterling 2010.

#19 Kerry felton Sophomore Defense

west chester, pa. Tatnall

Kerry Felton joins the Green and White defensive ranks in 2010 as a Spartan rookie looking to adjust to the collegiate game. Felton is a steady worker who quickly picks up concepts which allows her to improve with each passing day. This season, Felton will be called upon to provide York with quality defensive depth as well as push her teammates throughout the season. With continued hard work, Felton could mold into a solid performer for the Spartans.

#20 Kasie White Freshman attack

Glen burnie, md. north county

Kasie White begins her college lacrosse tenure as a talented student-athlete who possesses an abundance of potential. An attacker who understands how to score, she was North County High’s leading scorer in 2009 as well as an allcounty performer. White, who already comprehends how to get herself open for scoring chances, will now look to translate her prep success to the Spartan program where she could be an immediate impact player.

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#23 Kelly Vrana Senior Defense

west islip, n.Y. St. John the baptist

Kelly Vrana returns for her senior campaign looking to be the backbone of York’s defense in 2010. A 2009 All-CAC honoree, Vrana brings back veteran experience that will help her lead the Spartans this season. She started all 17 games last year, while collecting 47 ground balls and causing 21 turnovers. Vrana will now strive to improve upon the success she experienced last season and help the Green and White reach new heights in 2010.

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#25 Molly Kerrigan Junior attack

bel air, md. institute of notre Dame

Molly Kerrigan comes into the 2010 campaign, her third with the Green and White, looking to be a strong leader on the offensive end. Kerrigan, who has significantly improved since her freshman campaign, made 16 starts for the Spartans as a sophomore notching 19 goals and five assists. A tough player who goes to the net, Kerrigan is primed to be a key factor in the Spartans’ attack throughout the 2010 season.

#26 Kelsey evans Freshman Goalie

bel air, md. Fallston

Kelsey Evans begins her collegiate career looking to make an immediate impact with the Spartans. Evans, who helped her high school team to a state title in 2009, is an exceptionally talented netminder that will push for the starting goalie role this year. A confident student-athlete, she is not just a quality shot stopper but will also help York transition into the attack with her strong and accurate clears. Altogether, Evans could have a remarkable 2010.

#28 Tina nicklas Freshman Goalie

baltimore, md. catonsville

Tina Nicklas embarks on her time in a Spartan uniform looking to push for time between the pipes this season as well as gain valuable experience in the college game. Nicklas steps onto York’s campus as a student-athlete filled with potential. She has a fantastic work ethic that will allow her compete for a starting role in just her rookie campaign. With continued focus and improvement, Nicklas could become a major contributor for the Green and White.

#30 Michelle Moore Freshman Defense

columbia, md. St. vincent pallotti

Michelle Moore begins her tenure with the Green and White with the potential to be a contributor in just her rookie season. Moore comes to York already possessing a great understanding of defensive concepts that will help her transition to the collegiate game. Moore, a great addition to the Green and White’s defensive unit, will look to consistently refine her defensive skills as well as gain valuable college experience in 2010.


Head Coach

Jen dragoni Third Season (18-16) Jen Dragoni enters her third season as the head women’s lacrosse coach as one of the top young coaches in the region. In 2008, Dragoni’s first season at the helm, she guided the Spartans to their highest win total in the short history of the program, going 11-6 over their 17 contests. For her career, Dragoni has coached four of York’s seven All-Capital Athletic Conference honorees. Dragoni’s tireless efforts have built the Spartan squad into a solid regional program - one that should ascend the national ranks in the coming years. Prior to York, Dragoni served as an assistant women’s lacrosse coach at Goucher College for two seasons. She earned her master’s degree in education from Goucher as she was a Gopher from 2006 to 2007. Dragoni was responsible for assisting the head coach in all of the day-to-day aspects of running the Division III program. She assisted in planning practice, game strategies, student-athlete recruitment, scouting opponents, and game-tape breakdown. Dragoni began her coaching career at the University of Maryland - Baltimore County as she was an assistant coach in the spring of 2005. That coaching stint followed a stellar four-year career for the Retrievers. Dragoni was a four-year starter at UMBC and was a captain during her senior year. Dragoni holds the UMBC career assists record with 63 helpers while her 123 goals ranks her seventh on the Retrievers’ all-time list. She currently sits fifth on UMBC’s career points list with 186. A three-time first-team All-Northeast Conference selection, Dragoni was also the 2002 NEC tournament MVP and the 2003 conference Player-of-the-Year. She was named UMBC’s outstanding female athlete for the 2003-04 academic year.

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Winnning %

2006

Allison Fordyce

6-11

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2007

Allison Fordyce

7-10

.412

2008

Jen Dragoni

11-6

.647

2009

Jen Dragoni

7-10

.411

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31-37

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ashley fitzhugh Third Season

Ashley Fitzhugh returns to Dragoni’s staff for a third season. She took over the top assistant’s role last year, a position she will hold again in 2010, and will look to continue the program’s steady improvement. Fitzhugh was a four-year starter for the University of Maryland - Baltimore County, where she played under her maiden name of Staines, graduating from UMBC with a degree in psychology. From 1998-2002, she helped the Retrievers to a 44-25 record, three Northeast Conference Championships, and the program’s first-ever NCAA Division I top-20 ranking. She was twice named the NEC Player-of-the-Week during her career and was selected as the 2000 NEC tournament MVP. Fitzhugh currently holds the league’s tournament record for goals scored in a game and in the tournament. She led the Retrievers with 43 goals scored in 2000 and was a two-time All-NEC first-team choice in 2000 and 2001. She now resides in the Federal Hill area of Baltimore, Md. with her husband, Andrew, and daughter, Stella.

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Jen stone First Season

Jen Stone joins the York College women’s lacrosse staff as a volunteer assistant for the 2010 campaign. A 2009 graduate of McDaniel College, with a degree in exercise science, Stone was a key contributor for the Green Terror. During Stone’s undergraduate years, McDaniel won the 2007 ECAC South championship while they also appeared in a trio of Centennial Conference tournament semifinals. Stone ranked second on the squad in goals during her senior campaign with 32, as she tallied 41 points for the year. Aside from her work on the field, Stone also performed well in the classroom as she was named to the 2009 IWLCA All-Academic team and made the Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll for that spring. Stone also spends time coaching on the club level, working with the 2014 Ravens.

2009 SparTan women’S lacroSSe reSulTS Date Feb. 21 Feb. 25 Feb. 28 Mar. 3 Mar. 5 Mar. 10 Mar. 14 Mar. 17 Mar. 21

Opponent @ Elizabethtown @ Stevenson * @ Salisbury * @ Lycoming Marywood Messiah Wooster Susquehanna St. Mary's (Md.) *

Result L, 18-3 L, 17-9 L, 21-1 W, 11-9 W, 15-2 L, 13-2 L, 5-3 L, 9-8 L, 16-5

Record 0-1 0-2 (0-1 CAC) 0-3 (0-2 CAC) 1-3 2-3 2-4 2-5 2-6 2-7 (0-3 CAC)

Date Mar. 24 Mar. 28 Mar. 31 Apr. 4 Apr. 7 Aprl 11 Apr. 13 Apr. 21

Opponent Result @ Frostburg St. W, 10-7 Hood * W, 17-2 Notre Dame (Md.) W, 19-6 @ Mary Washington * L, 21-10 St. Vincent W, 6-5 OT Wesley * W, 16-10 Marymount (Va.) L, 10-8 @ Mary Washington L, 18-5 CAC Playoffs - First Round

Record 3-7 4-7 (1-3 CAC) 5-7 5-8 (1-4 CAC) 6-8 7-8 (2-4 CAC) 7-9 (2-5 CAC) 7-10


School Salisbury St. Mary’s Mary Washington Stevenson Marymount York Hood Wesley

W 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0

CAC Games L 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

PCT. 1.000 .857 .714 .571 .429 .286 .143 .000

GB 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

W 20 12 14 10 6 7 8 7

Overall L 2 5 8 7 8 10 7 9

PCT .909 .706 .636 .588 .429 .412 .533 .438

Streak L1 L1 L1 L1 L1 L2 L1 W1

2009 all-Capital athletic Conference Women’s lacrosse Squad

YORK, PA - St. Mary’s senior midfielder Lauren was named the CAC Women’s Lacrosse Player-of-the-Year while Mary Washington’s Catherine Kennedy was chosen as the CAC Rookie-of-the-Year. Salisbury mentor Jim Nestor was selected as the Coach-of-theYear, as selected by the conference coaches, for the seventh straight season. York's Kelly Vrana garnered her first all-league selection after a strong 2009 campaign from her defensive position.

FIrST TEam all-CaC

SECOND TEam all-CaC

Attack Kim Cudmore - Jr. - Salisbury Catherine Kennedy - Fr. - Mary Washington Allie Kimmelman - Fr. - Mary Washington

Attack Lisa Baker - So. - Stevenson Kelsey Branch - Jr. - St. Mary's SpringAnne Hatfield - Sr. - Marymount Emily Norris - Sr. - St. Mary's Katie Wallis - So. - Mary Washington

Midfield Robyn Bishop - Sr. - Salisbury Lauren Carrier - Sr. - St. Mary's Beth Rhodey - Jr. - Salisbury Defense Emily Gallugi - Sr. - Mary Washington Jess Glazer - Jr. - Salisbury Holly Johnson - Sr. - Salisbury Tricia Kauffman - Sr. - Stevenson Sarah McKinley - Sr. - Salisbury Goalkeeper Sonja Stuart - Sr. - Salisbury

Midfield Jenny Atmar - Fr. - Mary Washington Lauren Zegowitz - Jr. - Stevenson Allie Zerhusen - Sr. - St. Mary's Defensemen Brooke Bennett - Jr. - Wesley Karisa Carroll - Jr. - St. Mary's Kelly Vrana - Jr. - York Goalkeeper Ashley Dodge - Jr. - Marymount

Player-of-the-Year: Lauren Carrier - St. Mary's Coach-of-the-Year: Jim Nestor - Salisbury Rookie-of-the-Year: Catherine Kennedy - Mary Washington

YCP all-TImE POSTSEaSON SElECTIONS ALL-CAPITAL ATHLETIC CONFERENCE 2006: Second Team: Jaclyn Girsh 2007: Second Team: Jaclyn Girsh, Brianna Yapps 2008: First Team: Anne Feustle, Ali Napolitano Second Team: Kaitlin Davis 2009: Second Team: Kelly Vrana

IWLCA ALL-METRO REGION 2006: Second Team: Jaclyn Girsh 2007: Second Team: Jaclyn Girsh, Brianna Yapps 2008: First Team: Anne Feustle, Ali Napolitano

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Team Single Game Records Points 1. 35 @ Hood (4/06/06) 35 @ Marymount (3/21/07) 3. 34 @ Hood (3/11/08) 4. 33 @ Wesley (4/10/08) 5. 32 vs. Hood (4/16/07) Goals 1. 23 @ Hood (3/11/08) 2. 22 @ Wesley (4/10/08) 3. 21 vs. Marymount (3/21/07) 4. 20 @ Chestnut Hill (4/04/06) 20 vs. Misericordia (4/3/08) Assists 1. 16 @ Hood (4/06/06) 2. 14 vs. Marymount (3/21/07) 3. 12 vs. Hood (4/16/07) 4. 11 @ Hood (3/11/08) 11 @ Wesley (4/10/08) Shots 1. 52 @ Misericordia (3/15/07) 2. 46 @ Frostburg State (5/02/07) 3. 45 vs. Farmingdale St. (4/5/08) 4. 44 vs. Misericordia (4/3/08) 44 vs. Notre Dame (Md.) (3/31/09) Goalkeeper Saves 1. 22 @ Mary Washington (4/24/07) 2. 18 vs. Susquehanna (3/10/07) 3. 17 vs. Mary Washington (3/26/06) 4. 16 @ Salisbury (3/21/07) 4. 16 vs. Goucher (4/12/07) 4. 16 @ Catholic (4/22/07) Ground Balls 1. 55 vs. Misericordia (5/14/06) 55 vs. Frostburg St. (3/29/08) 3. 48 @ Goucher (3/04/06) 48 @ St. Mary's (4/23/06) 5. 44 @ St. Andrews (2/28/06) 44 vs. Frostburg (5/03/06) Draw Controls 1. 23 vs. Elizabethtown (4/21/07) 2. 22 @ Hood (3/11/08) 3. 21 @ Chestnut Hill (4/04/06) 4. 19 vs. Marymount (3/21/07) 19 vs. Ville Julie (3/26/08) Individual Single Game Records Points 1. 11-Jaclyn Girsh @ Cedar Crest (5/1/06) 11-Brianna Yapps vs. Marymount (3/21/07) 3. 10-Jaclyn Girsh @ Hood (4/6/06) 10-Ali Napolitano @ Chestnut Hill (3/5/08) 10-Ali Napolitano vs. Misericordia (4/3/08) Goals 1. 9-Jaclyn Girsh @ Cedar Crest (5/1/06) 2. 8-Brianna Yapps vs. Marymount (3/21/07) 3. 7-Brianna Yapps @ Catholic (4/22/07) 7-Kaitlin Davis @ Greensboro (2/27/08) 7-Ali Napolitano @ Chestnut Hill (3/5/08) Assists 1. 6-Jaclyn Girsh @ Hood (4/6/06) 2. 5-Alison Napolitano vs. Hood (4/16/07) 5-Ali Napolitano vs. Misericordia (4/3/08) 4. Seven players tied with 3 Shots 1. 18-Megan Bell vs. Marymount (4/15/09) 2. 14-Jaclyn Girsh vs. Frostburg (5/3/06) 3. 13-Jaclyn Girsh @ Cedar Crest (5/1/06) 13-Brianna Yapps (twice) 5. 12-Jaclyn Girsh @ Frostburg State (5/02/07) 12-Ali Napolitano @ Chestnut Hill (3/5/08)

Goalkeeper Saves 1. 22-Anne Feustle @ Mary Washington (4/24/07) 2. 18-Anne Feustle vs. Susquehanna (3/10/07) 3. 17-Anne Feustle vs. UMW (3/26/06) 4. 16-Anne Feustle (3 times) Ground Balls 1. 9-Jaclyn Girsh vs. Misericordia (3/14/06) 9-Jaclyn Girsh @ Goucher (3/4/06) 9-Sara Hester vs. Frostburg (5/3/06) 9-Megan Bell vs. Misericordia (3/14/06) 9-Megan Foy vs. Frostburg St. (3/29/08) Draw Controls 1. 8-Megan Bell @ Wesley (4/10/08) 2. 7-Brianna Yapps vs. St. Mary’s (3/31/07) 7-Ali Napolitano @ Chestnut Hill (3/5/08) 7-Megan Bell vs. Mary Washington (3/22/08) 7-Megan Bell @ Lycoming (3/3/09) Free Position Goals 1. 2-Ali Napolitano (three times) 2-Kaitlin Davis (twice) 2-Megan Foy (twice) 2-Ashley Kanzler (twice) 2-Megan Bell (twice) 2-Meaghan Doak (twice) 2-Jaclyn Girsh @ Catholic (4/22/07) 2-Brianna Yapps @ Catholic (4/22/07) Individual Season Records Points 1. Ali Napolitano 2. Brianna Yapps 3. Jaclyn Girsh 4. Jaclyn VanLuit Jaclyn Girsh Goals 1. Ali Napolitano Brianna Yapps 3. Jaclyn VanLuit 4. Jaclyn Girsh 5. Jaclyn Girsh Assists 1. Ali Napolitano 2. Ali Napolitano 3. Jaclyn Girsh 4. Jaclyn Girsh 5. Lindsay Nixon Ground Balls 1. Lindsay Nixon 2. Megan Bell 3. Jaclyn Girsh 4. Megan Bell 5. Sara Schaffhauser Draw Controls 1. Megan Bell 2. Megan Bell 3. Ali Napolitano Jaclyn Girsh 5. Jaclyn VanLuit Caused Turnovers 1. Megan Bell 2. Megan Foy 3. Megan Bell Sara Schaffhauser 5. Megan Bell Megan Bell Jaclyn Girsh Ali Napolitano Free-position goals 1. Ali Napolitano 2. Megan Foy 3. Ashley Kanzler

85 75 66 59 59

2008 2007 2006 2008 2007

61 61 52 47 42

2008 2007 2008 2006 2007

24 21 19 17 16

2008 2007 2006 2007 2006

65 64 63 57 54

2006 2009 2006 2006 2006

60 58 42 42 36

2008 2009 2008 2007 2008

36 28 24 24 22 22 22 22

2009 2009 2007 2006 2008 2006 2006 2008

13 11 9

2008 2009 2009

4. Jaclyn Girsh 8 Kaitlin Davis 8 Megan Bell 8 Saves (minimum 50 minutes) 1. Anne Feustle 198 2. Anne Feustle 164 3. Anne Feustle 154 4. Anne Feustle 140 Save Percentage (minimum 50 minutes) 1. Anne Feustle .470 2. Anne Feustle .449 Anne Feustle .449 4. Anne Feustle .427 Goals Against Average (minimum 50 minutes) 1. Anne Feustle 10.27 2. Anne Feustle 10.99 3. Anne Feustle 12.94 4. Anne Feustle 13.62 Individual Career Records Points 1. Jaclyn Girsh 125 2. Ali Napolitano 99 3. Jaclyn VanLuit 95 4. Megan Bell 83 5. Brianna Yapps 75 Goals 1. Jaclyn VanLuit 94 2. Jaclyn Girsh 89 3. Ali Napolitano 81 4. Megan Bell 72 5. Kaitlin Davis 69 Assists 1. Ali Napolitano 45 2. Jaclyn Girsh 36 3. Lindsay Nixon 33 4. Jaclyn VanLuit 16 5. Brianna Yapps 14 Ground Balls 1. Megan Bell 195 2. Kristy Powers 126 3. Anne Feustle 108 4. Nicole Starner 107 5. Jaclyn Girsh 104 Draw Controls 1. Megan Bell 179 2. Jacyln Girsh 71 Jaclyn VanLuit 71 4. Ali Napolitano 64 5. Kristy Powers 52 Caused Turnovers 1. Megan Bell 104 2. Kristy Powers 45 3. Megan Foy * 43 4. Sara Schaffhauser 42 5. Nicole Starner 38 Ali Napolitano 38 Free-position goals 1. Megan Bell 17 2. Ali Napolitano 16 3. Megan Foy * 13 Kaitlin Davis 13 5. Jaclyn Girsh 11 Saves 1. Anne Feustle 656 2. Kimberly Scheiman 6 Save Percentage 1. Anne Feustle .449 Goals Against Average 1. Kimberly Scheiman 9.64 2. Anne Feustle 11.94

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2010 SparTan women’S lacroSSe roSTer # 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 23 25 26 28 30

Name Whitney Kendall Jordan Hall Rachel Klado Katie Mansell Katie Bowers Kimberly Wayson Meaghan Doak Brittany Geraghty Meg Foy Kara Dorsey Courtney Heller Lauren Kula Kelsey Byrd Katie Vautier Leah Schultz Chelsae Damm Ashley Kanzler Kerry Felton Kasie White Kelly Vrana Molly Kerrigan Kelsey Evans Tina Nicklas Michelle Moore

POS M D A D A M A D M A D M/A A D M D M D A D A GK GK D

Senior Courtney Heller

HT 5-5 5-8 5-4 5-6 5-8 5-8 5-1 5-3 5-6 5-4 5-3 5-4 5-4 5-6 5-5 5-1 5-8 5-8 5-6 5-8 5-5 5-4 5--4 5-6

CL So. Fr. So. Jr. Jr. Fr. So. Jr. Sr. Fr. Sr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. So. So. Fr. Sr. Jr. Fr. Fr. Fr.

Hometown/High School Sandy Spring, Md./Sherwood Edgewater, Md./South River Baltimore, Md./Perry Hall Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake Senior Chantilly, Va./Chantilly Harwood, Md./Southern Pylesville, Md./Harford Tech Forest Hill, Md./Fallston Toms River, N.J./Toms River North Davidsonville, Md./South River Reisterstown, Md./Franklin Frederick, Md./Governor Thomas Johnson Jarrettsville, Md./North Harford Harwood, Md./Archbishop Spalding Catonsville, Md./Seton Keough Westminster, Md./Delone Catholic Baltimore, Md./Perry Hall West Chester, Pa./Tatnall Glen Burnie, Md./North County West Islip, N.Y./St. John the Baptist Bel Air, Md./Institute of Notre Dame Bel Air, Md./Fallston Baltimore, Md./Catonsville Columbia, Md./St. Vincent Pallotti

Junior Molly Kerrigan

Sophomore Ashley Kanzler


2010 Spartan Women’s Lacrosse Schedule Date Feb. 20 Feb. 24 Mar. 3 Mar. 4 Mar. 10 Mar. 12 Mar. 16 Mar. 20 Mar. 23 Mar. 27 Mar. 31 Apr. 3 Apr. 7 Apr. 11 Apr. 14 Apr. 18 Apr. 20 Apr. 24

Opponent Montclair St. Stevenson * Lycoming @ University of Dallas, TX Winter Break Trip to Texas @ Dallas, TX Winter Break Trip to Texas Goucher Salisbury * at Susquehanna Mary Washington * Arcadia at Hood * at St. Vincent at St. Mary's (Md.) * Frostburg St. - Senior Day at Wesley * at Marymount (Va.) * CAC Tournament Quarterfinals CAC Tournament Semifinals CAC Tournament Championship

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