US Lacrosse names 7 from Washington to High School All-America Team

May 20, 2010

US Lacrosse names 7 from Washington to High School All-America Team

SEATTLE – The Washington State Chapter of US Lacrosse announced today that 7 high school student-athletes from the state have been named to the 2010 US Lacrosse High School All-America Team.

Among the boys and girls to receive the honor are seniors Jonathan Wettack of Mercer Island High School, Brett Mennella of Bellevue High School, Taylor Wisman of Inglemoor High School and junior Jaclyn Biggers of Bainbridge High School. Lakeside senior Sarah Pollnow and Glacier Peak High School junior Meaghan Hess received Honorable Mention.

Student-athletes named to the US Lacrosse All-America Team must be a First-Team All-League, Conference or State selection, must be in good standing at his or her school and must exhibit sportsmanship on and off the field.

The US Lacrosse High School All-Americans from Washington are among more than 700 high school student-athletes from throughout the U.S. that are annually recognized with the honor. The Washington recipients were selected by a state committee made up of varsity coaches from eastern and western Washington as assigned by the US Lacrosse Men’s and Women’s Division Coaches Council High School Committee.

About High School Lacrosse in Washington State

Lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in the U.S. and in Washington State the sport has seen double-digit growth in six of the last eight years. In 2010, over 2,700 high school students representing 83 boys ( and 55 girls ( varsity and jv teams in eastern and western Washington compete in a nine-week season March – May. The annual Boys and Girls Washington State High School Championships take place in late May.

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2010 US Lacrosse High School All-America Team – Washington State Honorees

Position Name Year School (Team, if different from school)

Midfield Taylor Wisman Sr. Inglemoor High School (Northshore)

Midfield Jonathan Wettack Sr. Mercer Island High School

Attack Brett Mennella Sr. Bellevue High School

Midfield Jaclyn Biggers Jr. Bainbridge High School

Midfield Sylvia Warren Sr. Lakeside School

Honorable Mention

Position Name Year School

Attack Meaghan Hess Jr. Glacier Peak High School (Snohomish)

Attack Sarah Pollnow Sr. Lakeside School

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