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Lacrosse - Girls Varsity

Overview

Wyoming Seminary’s girls lacrosse team is the premiere girls lacrosse program in northeastern Pennsylvania. In our inaugural season as a member of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA), the Blue Knights won the District II Championship and captured the title again in 2012, 2013, and 2014. The Blue Knights went onto play in the PIAA State Tournament all four seasons and in 2013, then played in the quarterfinal round of the tournament.

The Blue Knights compete in District II within the PIAA. We play local teams as well as teams from the Allentown area and a number of schools throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. Each season, our schedule is competitive and diverse so we reach our goal of becoming an elite program in Pennsylvania and surrounding states.

Many of Sem’s lacrosse players are multi-sport athletes and their experiences with other Sem programs make the spring season a fun and competitive one. Lacrosse is a sport that will push and challenge you, enhance your self-confidence and leadership skills, and allow you to develop strong friendships with teammates and coaches alike.

All home games are played at Klassner Field, a state-of-the-art NeXturf facility, located on Sem's campus.

Former members of the Blue Knight squad have played or are currently playing at:
• Hamilton College (2008 DIII NCAA Champions, captain)
• Franklin & Marshall (2009 DIII NCAA Champions)
• Lafayette College (DI)
• Central Connecticut State (DI)
• Mount Holyoke College (DIII)
• Wilkes University (DIII)

For more information about the girls lacrosse program, please contact Head Coach Catie Kersey at ckersey@wyomingseminary.org.

Schedule

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Roster

Name Class
Sophia Adeghe 2019
Grace Aiello 2021
Emily Aikens 2022
Julia Burg 2021
Reese Butcher 2020
Parker Callahan 2019
Madison (Maddy) Dompkosky 2020
Elena (Lanie) Fenster 2020
Katharine (Kate) Getz 2021
Rebecca Hammerman 2019
Nicole Joanlanne 2020
Christina (Dina) Kilyanek 2019
Jessica (Jess) Kilyanek 2019
Kirsten Kizis 2020
Lily Kutz 2022
Bari Lefkowitz 2020
Payton Lepore 2019
Emily Matthews 2019
Abigail (Abby) May 2022
Ashley (Ashley) Metz 2022
Margaret Mihalick 2022
Pearl Miller 2019
Anna Mozeleski 2022
Evelyn Mozeleski 2020
Raiha Mubasher 2021
Heather Paglia 2021
Grace Parsons 2021
Paige Parsons 2020
Melissa Skye Patten 2022
Ashleigh Pyke 2020
Mya Pyke 2022
Mia Raineri 2019
Maaike Reitsma 2019
Nanthana (Mei) Sae-Kok 2019
Victoria (Vicky) Smulowitz 2022
Jordan Stefanowicz 2020
Katherine (Kate) Stolte 2020
Rachel Swaback 2020
Jilliene Torres-Rivera 2020
Emily Williams 2022
Tyler Wood 2022
Tiange (T) Yang 2021
Jiayin (Jenny) Yao 2021

Coaches

Catie Kersey - Head Coach

Catie Kersey enters her thirteenth year as the head coach of the girls varsity lacrosse program. Coach Kersey graduated from the Nichols School (Buffalo, NY) in 1995 and from Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT) in 1999. Coach Kersey was a three sport (soccer, basketball, and lacrosse) varsity athlete in high school and went on to play lacrosse for the Wesleyan Cardinals, captaining her team during her senior season. Prior to joining the Wyoming Seminary community, Coach Kersey worked at Culver Academies (Culver, IN) where she started the girls lacrosse program and won a state championship, and Blair Academy (Blairstown, NJ). Besides coaching lacrosse, Coach Kersey serves as a Class Dean, history teacher, and advisor.

For more information, email ckersey@wyomingseminary.org or call (570) 270-2114.

Rachel Bartron – Assistant Coach

Rachel is a graduate of St. Timothy's School in Maryland and earned her undergraduate degree from Syracuse University. During her time at school she played field hockey, soccer and lacrosse. She is currently Dean for Class of 2018, the director of Wyoming Seminary's STEM program and is a science teacher as well. Rachel is excited to have two boys that love lacrosse too!

Randy Granger – Assistant Coach

Randy has been Sem's assistant girls lacrosse coach for the past six seasons and has been coaching since the age of 15. He is a 1983 graduate of Sidwell Friends High School where he played varsity soccer and lacrosse. In 1987, he graduated from Trinity College and went on to become Assistant Varsity and Head JV lacrosse coach at Hebron Academy until 1992. While at Hebron Academy, Randy also served as the Head Soccer and Ice Hockey coach. During his time at Sem, he served as the assistant boys offensive lacrosse coach from 1994-1999. In 1997, the team proudly captured an undefeated season.

In addition, Randy's three daughters graduated from Sem and two participated in the lacrosse program.