High School Girls

June 2, 2014

Group 1 High School Girls' All-Amricans Honored

from Press Release

Vero Beach has several representatives on the All-America list, including Katy Pridemore. (Andy Lewis)

US Lacrosse has announced the first of three groups of high school girls' lacrosse players to be named as US Lacrosse High School All-Americans, All-Academic Team members and Jackie Pitts Award winners. Over 300 players in this group were recognized for their efforts on and off the field.

A total of 22 first-team All-Americans and 17 honorable-mention All-Americans were named, along with 275 All-Academic honorees and four Jackie Pitts Award winners. These players, comprising Group 1, were selected from the following US Lacrosse chapters: Gulf Coast (Fla.), North Carolina, Orlando, South Carolina and South Florida.

US Lacrosse uses a calendar-based recognition process to accommodate for the different timeframes of high school lacrosse seasons across the country. The second and third girls' groups will be announced in June.

A US Lacrosse All-American is a player who exhibits superior skills and techniques and possesses exceptional game sense and knowledge. A US Lacrosse All-American is one of the best players in the United States, while also embodying excellent sportsmanship. 2014 Group 1 winners are listed below.

A US Lacrosse All-Academic honoree is a player who exhibits exemplary lacrosse skills, good sportsmanship on the field, and represents high standards of academic achievement in the classroom. This player also should have left her mark beyond the lacrosse field and the classroom by making significant contributions of service to the school and/or community. Click here to see who made the Group 1 list.

A US Lacrosse Jackie Pitts Award winner is a senior player recognized by each chapter who truly honors lacrosse, is invested in the development of the game in her community, is an exceptional player who continually strives to improve her game, and is an exemplary member of her team. She exemplifies the spirit of the game, on and off the field.

USL US Lacrosse Jackie Pitts Award Winners - Group 1

Gulf Coast Chapter - Lauren Scherer, Midfield, Naples High School
South Florida Chapter - McKinley Marra, Midfield, Cardinal Newman
South Carolina Chapter - Hunter Leckonby, Attack/Midfield, Academic Magnet
North Carolina Chapter - Courtney Breen, Midfield, Jesse O. Sanderson 

2014 US Lacrosse Girls' All-America Team - Group 1

First Team

Chapter Name Position Grad. Year High School
Gulf Coast Olivia Ferrucci M 2015 Barron Collier
North Carolina Shelby Scanlin M 2014 Cardinal Gibbons
North Carolina Natalie Wallon M 2015 Charlotte Catholic
Orlando Leighton Yenor A 2015 TimberCreek
Orlando Madison O'Leary M 2014 Oak Hall
Orlando Caroline Beggs A 2014 Bartram Trail
Orlando Claire Ferry M 2014 Bishop Moore
Orlando Sarah L'Heureux A 2015 Winter Springs
Orlando Abby Walker M 2014 Ponte Vedra
South Carolina Elena Bosco A 2014 Bishop England
South Carolina Grayson Gaines D 2014 JL Mann
South Carolina Kathleen Mirgon M 2014 Chapin
South Carolina Claire Frase A/M 2014 Fort Mill
South Carolina Caitlin Greenho D 2014 Bishop England
South Florid Alexandra Biederharn A 2015 Vero Beach
South Florida Olivia Blakeman D 2014 Vero Beach
South Florida Mary Katherine Pridemore A 2014 Vero Beach
South Florida Abigail Shields A 2015 Vero Beach
South Florida Hayley Ciklin A 2014 The Benjamin School
South Florida Brianna McCaffrey M 2015 Pope John Paul II
South Florida Angela Benson G 2015 Martin County
South Florida Alexandra Gershman M 2015 Pine Crest School

Honorable Mention

Chapter Name Position Grad. Year High School
Gulf Coast Kaitlyn Dooley A 2016 Barron Collier
Gulf Coast Abigail Kastroll M 2015 Community School of Naples
North Carolina Riley Harrison A 2016 Charlotte Country Day School
North Carolina Lucy Pedlow M 2016 Charlotte Country Day School
North Carolina Madeline Bromley M 2015 Athens Drive High School
North Carolina Kelsey Dupere M 2014 Needham B. Broughton
North Carolina Natalie Italiano A 2016 Charlotte Catholic
North Carolina Naomi Lerner D 2014 Durham Academy
North Carolina Rose Redfoot G 2014 Apex
Orlando Lauren Sherry M 2014 TimberCreek
Orlando Kylie Dunmire A 2015 Oviedo
Orlando Casey Coates M 2014 Bartram Trail
Orlando Megan Trahanas A 2014 Lk Brantley
Orlando Lindsey MacNamara M 2014 Olympia
Orlando Julia Dennis M 2016 West Orange
South Florida Maryann Skubal M 2015 St. Thomas Aquinas
South Florida Madison Cunningham G 2016 St. Thomas Aquinas

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