US Lacrosse names 36 high school student-athletes to All-Academic Team in Washington state

SEATTLE – The Washington State Chapter of US Lacrosse announced today that 36 high school student-athletes in Washington state have been named to the 2012 US Lacrosse High School All-Academic Team.

Local honorees represent 15 high schools in Washington state.

Seattle-area honorees include five each from Seattle Prep and the Lakeside School, three from Garfield High School and one from the Holy Names Academy.

Eastside honorees include three from the Forest Ridge School, two from the International School, and one each from the Eastside Catholic School, Overlake School, along with Interlake, Issaquah, Newport, Sammamish and Skyline High Schools.

Kitsap honorees include five from Central Kitsap High School and four from Bainbridge High School.

North Sound honorees include one from Glacier Peak High School.

Student-athletes named to the 2012 US Lacrosse High School All-Academic Team are juniors and seniors for girls and seniors for boys who exhibit exemplary lacrosse skills, good sportsmanship on the field, and represent high standards of academic achievement in the classroom. Players should also have left his or her mark beyond the lacrosse field and the classroom by making significant contributions of service to the school and/or community.

To view an historical list of All-Academic selections in Washington state please visit: http://www.washingtonhslax.com/history/awards-and-records

2012 US Lacrosse High School All-Academic Team
Washington State Selections

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

Seattle Honorees
Mary Sessler, Sr, Midfield, Seattle Preparatory School
Kendall Ruggles, Sr Midfield, Seattle Preparatory School
Katie Shanahan, Sr, Midfield, Seattle Preparatory School
Clairev Mallahan, Sr, Defense, Seattle Preparatory School
Olivia Johnson, Sr, Attack, Seattle Preparatory School
Uriah Powell, Jr, Defense, Garfield High School
Maya Code-Williams, Sr, Attack, Garfield High School
Annie Zwaschka, Jr, Midfield, Garfield High School
Gillian Raikes, Sr, Midfield, Holy Names Academy
Natalie Fox, Jr, Midfield, Lakeside School / Mercer Island Resident
Avalon Igawa, Jr, Midfield, Lakeside School / Seattle Resident
Jo Canino, Jr, Midfield, Lakeside School / Seattle Resident
Sammy McGanney, Jr, Attack, Lakeside School / Seattle Resident
Rebecca Long, Jr, Attack, Lakeside School / Seattle Resident

Eastside Honorees
Lauren Breynaert, Sr, Midfield, Eastside Catholic School
Jordan Mattheisen, Jr, Midfield, Forest Ridge School
Lindsay Stone, Jr, Attack, Forest Ridge School
Sarah Sutherland, Jr, Defense, Forest Ridge School
Kayla Miller, Jr, Midfield, Interlake High School (Bellevue East)
Elena Becker, Jr, Defense, International School (Bellevue East)
Joanna Heywood, Jr, Midfield, International School (Bellevue East)
Ben Director, Sr, Midfield, Issaquah High School
Cassey Dang, Jr, Midfield, Newport High School (Bellevue East)
Bryce Remington, Sr, Defense, Overlake School
Sophie Wolz, Sr, Attack, Sammamish High School (Bellevue East)
Jack Pruitt, Sr, Midfield, Skyline High School

Kitsap Honorees
Kelsey Mackin, Sr, Midfield, Bainbridge High School
Theodosia Fehsenfeld, Sr, Attack, Bainbridge High School
Bea Sheffer, Sr, Midfield, Bainbridge High School
Regan Wortley, Jr, Defense, Bainbridge High School
Jacky Hennegan, Sr, Midfield, Central Kitsap High School (Klahowya)
Samantha Borson, Sr, Midfield, Central Kitsap High School (Klahowya)
Hannah Erickson, Jr, Attack, Central Kitsap High School (Klahowya)
Rheanna Johnston, Sr, Attack, Central Kitsap High School (Klahowya)
Jenna Warner, Sr, Midfield, Central Kitsap High School (Klahowya)

North Sound Honorees
Amanda Hultz, Jr, Attack, Glacier Peak High School (Snohomish)

About High School Lacrosse in Washington State
Lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in the US and in Washington state has experienced double-digit annual growth throughout the past decade. With a 34-year local history, 157 individual boys and girls high school teams are available to students attending nearly 200 WIAA schools across eastern and western Washington. Governed by the Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association and the Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association, the sport is played during the spring season and capped by annual boys and girls state championships in late May. To learn more about lacrosse in Washington or to receive daily high school results visit www.WashingtonHSLAX.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @WashingtonHSLAX. To learn more about the history, traditions and values of lacrosse, college opportunities available to students and the 21 US states now sanctioning high school lacrosse visit USLacrosse.org.

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