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Long Islanders litter women's lacrosse All-America list

Stony Brook goalkeeper Frankie Caridi

(Credit: Steven Ryan)

Nine former Long Island high school stars were named Division I All-Americans, and five received first-team honors, as the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association announced its honorees this week.

Alyssa Murray, Syracuse, Sr., Attack (West Babylon)

Shannon Gilroy, Florida, Jr., Midfield (Northport)

Kelly McPartland, Maryland, Jr., Midfield (Farmingdale)

Mikaela...

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15 LI players named lacrosse All-Americans

Massapequa's Ian Kirby scores against Syosset in a

(Credit: Richard T. Slattery)

Long Island will be well represented in the ninth annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic this summer, which features the nation’s best senior players.

Eight boys and seven girls from the Island were named Monday as 2014 Under Armour All-Americans.

The boys game, which will be broadcast live on ESPNU, is at 5 p.m. July 12 at Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium. The girls...

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Katie Reilly passes her way to Suffolk regular season points title

Huntington girls lacrosse player Katie Reilly

(Credit: Darin Reed)

Huntington scored 231 goals this season.

Katie Reilly had a direct hand in over half of them.

The Huntington sophomore established herself as one of the top playmakers in girls lacrosse, and finished the regular season as Suffolk county’s leader in both points (120) and assists (79).

While Reilly scored 41 goals this season, she stood out for her ability to create for others, a...

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West Islip, Eastport-South Manor, Mt. Sinai top seeds in Suffolk girls lacrosse tournaments

West Islip's Lindsay Darrell (left) gets by Ward

(Credit: Bob Sorensen)

The field is set for this season’s Suffolk girls lacrosse tournaments.

Undefeated West Islip earned the top seed in Class A after finishing the league season 14-0.

With an attack led by Lindsay Darrell, Vanessa Costantino, Riley Hill, and Emily Piciullo, the Lions are deserved favorites to win the county.

No. 2 Hauppauge, No. 3 Northport and No. 4 Middle Country join West Islip...

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Bay Shore's Dale Cosgrave excels in face of Type 1 diabetes

Bay Shore's Dale Cosgrave signs a letter of

(Credit: Richard T. Slattery)

Dale Cosgrave has established herself as a key contributor on Bay Shore girls lacrosse.

The senior attacker's on-field accomplishments this season—17 goals and 16 assists—look even more impressive when considering Cosgrave has Type 1 diabetes.

While Cosgrave does not use the condition as an excuse, she does say it makes playing more difficult.

“You have the game on your mind,”...

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Farmingdale's Lax Festival a hit

The Farmingdale girls lacrosse team poses on its

(Credit: Newsday/Stephen Haynes)

What offseason?

More than 30 teams participated and hundreds of supporters showed up at Farmingdale High School last Sunday to watch girls lacrosse. Farmingdale hosted its "Lax Festival," an exhibition tournament which included teams from across the island, from the varsity level on down to youth league, competing in a series of 7-on-7 games.

Yes, in autumn. And yes, on Sunday,...

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