CHSAA AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS

ST. ANTHONY'S FRIARS

Coach: Summer Ferraro

2014 record: 15-3

Key players

Ella Bonafede M Sr.

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Izzy Mangan A Sr.

Claire Quinn M/D Sr.

Charlotte Campbell G Sr.

Sabrina Cristodero M So.

Outlook: The seven-time defending CHSAA Class AA champs again have a stacked roster. Duke-bound superstar Bonafede returns from injury and is poised for a big season.

 

SACRED HEART SPARTANS

Coach: Morgan Molinari

2014 record: 15-5

Key players

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Chrissy Corcoran M Sr.

Kathleen Berkery M Sr.

Cara Urbank M Jr.

Izzy Grant A Fr.

Audrey Mandaro D Jr.

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Outlook: CHSAA runner-up boasts deep and athletic group, led by All-American Corcoran.

 

KELLENBERG FIREBIRDS

Coach: Anne Masiulis

2014 record: 12-5

Key players

Lindsay Ehrhardt M/A, Sr.

Alexis Morales M Sr.

Kate Calabro M Jr.

Nicole DiGregorio D Sr.

Erin Leghart G Jr.

Outlook: Among favorites after reaching CHSAA semifinals. Ehrhardt is athletic with a powerful, precise shot.

 

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST COUGARS

Coach: Janine Pirone

2014 record: 8-9

Key players

Paige Hommel M So.

Julianna DeSimone M Jr.

Jaclynn Levy A Jr.

Leeann Sarle M Jr.

Annie Shelley D Sr.

Outlook: New core for the perennial contenders, but solid offense predicated on ball movement. Goalie Julie Hummel and transfer Lindsey Hill infuse talent.

 

ST. DOMINIC BAYHAWKS

Coach: Michele O'Brien

2014 record: 16-5

Key players

Isabella Van Wie D Jr.

Kasey McConnell D Sr.

Kiera Coyle M Sr.

Jill Mayr M So.

Brittany Ford G Sr.

Outlook: Colgate-bound Van Wie anchors defense. Move to Class AA after winning third CHSAA "A" title in four years.

 

HOLY TRINITY TITANS

2014 record: 5-12

Coach: Maria Varricchio

Key players

Julie Costello A/M Sr.

Kelly Mello A/M Jr.

Dawn Johnson M Sr.

Brianna Donlon G Sr.

Kelly Rattigan A Jr.

Outlook: Returns entire defense, led by Kaitlyn Williams and Casey Snyder.

 

OUR LADY OF MERCY MUSTANGS

Coach: Lauren Giordano

2014 Record: 8-14

Key players

Cate Soccodato, A, Sr.

Victoria Courtney, M, Sr.

Kat Sappe, A, Jr.

Erica Milhaven, G, Jr.

Lindsay Dean, M, Fr.

Outlook: Potent offense led by Marquette-bound Soccodato, who had 90 points (35 assists).
 

PORTLEDGE PANTHERS

Coach: Lauren Scipione

2014 record: 7-7

Key players

Bizzer Gahagan M/A Sr.

Allaire Gahagan A Jr.

Lindsay Miller M Sr.

Olivia Piluso M Sr.

Lexie Williams D Jr.

Outlook: Beset by injuries last year, returns deeper and with most of its core, led by Hobart-bound Bizzer Gahagan.

 

LONG ISLAND LUTHERAN CRUSADERS

Coaches: Deirdre McQuillan, Sarah Walters

2014 record: 12-7

Key players

Samantha Horton G Sr.

Emma O'Donnell A Jr.

Julia Imbert A Jr.

Gabriella Martone D Sr.

Caitlin Sheshene D Sr.

Outlook: Siena-bound Horton leads a solid and athletic defense while Imbert and O'Donnell spark a retooled offense.