Daily Archives: February 2, 2009


US Lacrosse has announced the 18 women’s players selected by the coaching staff to compete for the United States in the 2009 Federation of International Lacrosse World Cup from June 17-27 in the Czech Republic. The team was selected following the Champion® Challege event in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., this past weekend.

usalacrosseNone of the 18 players selected were on the final U.S. roster for the 2005 World Cup, when the Americans fell to Australia in the championship game in Annapolis, Md. The most experienced international players are Katie Chrest, Michele DeJuliis and Acacia Walker, who were all alternates for the 2005 World Cup. Six current collegiate players were named to the team.

The U.S. training team won all five of its games in Florida, including coming from two goals down in the second half to beat Japan 17-11. The U.S. team will be in action again this weekend for the South of the Border tournament in North Carolina , an event highlighted by games against England and Wales .

The complete roster follows:

Caroline Cryer – Duke ‘09

Lindsey Munday – Northwestern ‘06

Katie Rowan – Syracuse ‘09

Sarah Albrecht – Northwestern ‘06

Sarah Bullard – Duke ‘11

Katie Chrest – Duke ‘06

Michele DeJuliis – Penn State ‘98

Whitney Douthett – Dartmouth ‘07

Michi Ellers – Georgetown ‘04

Kristen Kjellman – Northwestern ‘07

Erica LaGrow – North Carolina ‘08

Caitlyn McFadden – Maryland ‘10

Holly McGarvie – Princeton ‘09

Acacia Walker – Maryland ‘05

Amber Falcone – North Carolina ‘09

Regina Oliver – Ohio State ‘05

Megan Huether – Duke ‘06

Devon Wills – Dartmouth ‘06

Amy Altig – James Madison ‘05

Hilary Bowen – Northwestern ‘09

Quinn Carney – Maryland ‘01

Christy Finch – Northwestern ‘08

Jessica Lieb – Penn State ‘08

Nikki Lieb – Virginia ‘06

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Collegerecruiting.tv Launched By Victory Collegiate Consulting To Aid Lacrosse And Other Student-Athletes To Gain Valuable Information On College Atheltics Recruiting



 Founder and Director of Victory Collegiate Consulting Launches Educational Content Website for High School Student-Athletes and Families

 Boothwyn, Pa. – Tom Kovic, current director of Victory Collegiate Consulting has developed a low cost, simple to navigate and educational website that will help parents and their children gain valuable information on college athletics recruiting.

Collegerecruiting.tv is loaded with published articles written by Kovic who is a former 19 year college coach at The University of Pennsylvania. In addition, the website will offer podcasts and video interviews, along with valuable links to information centers that will further inform families in the areas of financial aid, the NCAA and specific sports sites.
“As an advisor to families and prospective student-athletes throughout the country, I realized the need to develop a resource website that would assist families in building a strong base of information as they develop and implement their plans for the college search. Having written dozens of articles for many online sports magazines, while conducting several interviews, I concluded that there was a natural flow of information that could act as an effective step by step organization tool that families could productively use in preparing for an important life process.”

Kovic’s aim is to provide families and their children with unlimited access to a seamless source of college athletics information that will be easy to grasp and create a strong understanding about how the potentially complicated area of college recruiting works.

For Immediate Release: February 2, 2009

Contact: Tom Kovic
Phone: 610-620-3189
E-mail: Kovic@victoryrecruiting.com



USC Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Pepperdine 17 – 2 As Attackman John Duddridge (Fr., Foothill High School) Scores 3 Goals

usc-menslacrosseThe men in Cardinal and Gold triumphed over the Pepperdine Waves today, 17 to 2.  Top goal contributors include transfer sophomore Jordan Levitz at attack with 5, fellow attackman and freshman johnduddridgefoothillknightslacrosseJohn Duddridge with 3, and returning midfielders Ricky Giancola and Matt Williams, both scoring 2.  Putting on an all-star performance was captain and returning midfielder Cory Janoff with 4 goals and 14 won faceoffs.  Returning midfielder Case Lawal provided 1 goal and 1 assist while fellow returner Nima Majd assisted 2.

The dominant defense by starting long poles Hunter Meldman, David Krumwiede, and John Ludwig was supported by fellow close defenders Jordan Morse Reiff and freshman Chase Bakaly, holding the Waves to only 2 goals.  Supporting the defensive efforts were longstick midfielders Ryan Leaverton and Jamie Kline.

Goaltenders Addison Martinez, Alex Rice, and Jeff Barton took turns in the crease stopping nearly all the shots the Waves got off and starting clears that led to multiple fast break opportuities for the Trojans.