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2012 Champion All-American Showcase girls rosters

CHRISTINA ESPOSITO Suffolk Player of the Year West

CHRISTINA ESPOSITO
Suffolk Player of the Year
West Babylon, midfielder, senior
You can look at the numbers, which are impressive. You can look at West Babylon’s turn-around season, which may be even more impressive. But, given the option, we suggest you never take your eyes of Esposito when she’s on the field.
The explosive two-time All-American used her speed, her powerful shot and lacrosse acumen to help propel a surprising Eagles squad that, last year, didn’t even make the playoffs. Esposito, who had 71 goals and 52 assists, would often take draws herself and run down the field to face defenders, goalies and what-have-you for game-changing scores. After losing three of the first five games, the Northwestern-bound Academic All-American led her team to 11 straight victories, right up to the Class A quarterfinal. Even more, she helped establish West Babylon’s future: working in tandem with up-and-coming freshman Samantha Apuzzo, who had a breakout year with 69 goals.
Her fiery presence, her ability to motivate and lead against stacked odds and, oh yeah, all that scoring, makes Esposito the Suffolk Player of the Year.
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Nine Long Island girls players have been selected by US Lacrosse to compete in the 2012 Champion® All-American Showcase, a US Lacrosse event. The boys’ and girls’ showcases will be held as part of the ESPNHS Games, July 22-27 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

For the girls’ event, July 22-24, US Lacrosse All-Americans were selected from across the country. The nine Long Island selections are:

Maggie Bill, M, St. Anthony's (2013)
Dene' DiMartino, M, Eastport South Manor (2012), Johns Hopkins University
Christina Esposito, M, West Babylon HS (2012), Northwestern University (above)
Caroline Fitzgerald, M, Mount Sinai HS (2013), University of Florida
Alyssa Fleming, D, Shoreham-Wading River (2012), Stony Brook University
Cortney Fortunato, A, Northport HS (2013), University of Notre Dame
Amanda Johansen, M, North Shore (2012), University of Southern California
Stephanie Peragallo, D, Hauppauge HS (2012), University of Notre Dame
Chelsey Sidaras, G, William Floyd HS (2012), Fairfield University

The girls’ showcase features a four-team round-robin pool and a welcome dinner the evening of July 22. A total of 84 players from 30 states have been selected to four teams that will compete in three pool-play games before the championship and consolation games, Tuesday, July 24. The girls’ championship game will stream live at 1 p.m. ET, on ESPN3.

The complete girls’ rosters are as follows:

Team Freedom
No. - Name (Pos.), Hometown, High School (Year), College
1 - Casey Sterrett (A), Hendersonville, Tenn., Pope John Paul II (2013)
2 - Carly Palmucci (A), Herndon, Va., Oakton HS (2012), University of Connecticut
3 - Bridget Instrum (M), Granby, Mass., The Williston Northampton School (2012), Ohio State University
4 - Christine Easton (M), Eden Prairie, Minn., Eden Prairie HS (2012), The Ohio State University
5 - Tyler Thomas (A), Winter Park, Fla., Lake Highland Preparatory School (2012), Rollins College
6 - Lisa Rogers (M), Rochester, N.Y., Irondequoit (2012), Syracuse University 
7 - Madison Acton (M), Sudbury, Mass., Lincoln-Sudbury Regional HS (2012), Duke University
8 - Malia Stephens (M), Sandy, Utah, AMES/Alta HS (2012), Duke University
9 - Kelci Smesko (M), Ridgewood, N.J., Ridgewood HS (2012)
10 - Aislinn Probst (M), Arnold, Md., Broadneck HS (2013), United States Naval Academy
11 - Campbell Probert (A), Exeter, N.H., Phillips Exeter Academy (2012), Dartmouth College
12 - Mary Kathryn O'Sullivan (M), Naples, Fla., Barron Collier (2012), Stetson University
13 - Allyson Heavens (M), Boothwyn, Pa., Garnet Valley HS (2012), Penn State University
14 - Caroline Fitzgerald (M), Mount Sinai, N.Y., Mount Sinai HS (2013), University of Florida
15 - Anne Farnham (D), Andover, Mass., Andover (2012), University of Massachusetts-Amherst
16 - Adrienne Anderson (M), San Juan Capistrano, Calif., Santa Margarita Catholic HS (2012), Stanford Univ.
17 - Alex Olsen (D), Hinsdale, Ill., Hinsdale Central HS (2012), University of New Hampshire
19 - Margaret Auslander (D), Cary, N.C., Green Hope HS (2013), University of North Carolina
20 - Sabrina Kowalik (M), Lee's Summit, Mo., Notre Dame de Sion (2012), University of Missouri
30 - Katelyn Salerno (G), West Windsor, N.J., West Windsor Plainsboro South (2012), Amherst College
32 - Chelsey Sidaras (G), Mastic Beach, N.Y., William Floyd HS (2012), Fairfield University

Team Liberty
No. - Name (Pos.), Hometown, High School (Year), College
1 - Kelsey Mackin (M), Bainbridge Island, Wash., Bainbridge HS (2012), Chapman University
2 - Nicole Troost (M), Medford, N.J., Shawnee HS (2012), University of Massachusetts-Amherst
3 - Lauren Wackerle (M), Arlington, Va., The Potomac School (2012), Yale University
4 - Madison Vasta (M), Overland Park, Kan., Blue Valley West HS (2012), University of Missouri
5 - Carolyn Kraus (M), Fishers, Ind., Hamilton Southeastern (2012), Winthrop University
6 - Alison Scharkey (D), Yorba Linda, Calif., Esperanza HS (2012), University of Oregon
7 - Spring Sanders (M), Williamsville, N.Y., Nichols (2012), Northwestern University
8 - Emma Lazaroff (M), Lafayette, Colo., Fairview HS (2012), Duke University
9 - Hannah Landgrave (A), Louisville, Ky., Dupont Manual HS (2012), Samford University
10 - Samantha Jaffe (A), Naples, Fla., Barron Collier (2013), College of William and Mary
11 - McKenzie Hunt (A), Sudbury, Mass., Thayer Academy (2012)
12 - Breanna Hamm (D), Marydel, Md., Queen Anne’s County HS (2012), Towson University
13 - Katrina Geiger (M), Drexel Hill, Pa., Haverford HS (2012), Loyola University
14 - Alyssa Fleming (D), Shoreham, N.Y., Shoreham-Wading River (2012), Stony Brook University
15 - Lydia Cassada (A), Milton, Ga., Milton HS (2013), Northwestern University
16 - Madalyn Blakeman (M), Vero Beach, Fla., Saint Edward's School (2012), Loyola University
17 - Maggie Bill (M), Huntington, N.Y., St. Anthony's (2013)
20 - Jordan McCarthy (M), New Vernon, N.J., Taft School (2012), Duke University
21 - Kelly Dolan (M), Barrington, R.I., Barrington HS (2013)
29 - Claudia Coleates (G), Stanley, N.Y., Marcus Whitman (2012), Canisius College
30 - Hanna Slough (G), Henrico, Va., Mills E. Godwin HS (2012), Christopher Newport University

Team Pride
No. - Name (Pos.), Hometown, High School (Year), College
1 - Christina Esposito (M), West Babylon, N.Y., West Babylon HS (2012), Northwestern University
2 - Hannah Saris (M), Sharon, Mass., Moses Brown School (2012), Dartmouth College
3 - Antonia Violante (A), Troy, Minn., Marian HS (2012), Swarthmore College
4 - Rachelle Mariner (M), Gilbert, Ariz., Gilbert HS (2012), Gateway Community
5 - Savannah Wheless (M), Winter Garden, Fla., West Orange (2012), University of Florida
6 - Julia Burns (M), Dover, Mass., Middlesex School (2012), Stanford University
7 - Stephanie Toy (M), Moorestown, N.J., Moorestown HS (2012), University of Notre Dame
8 - Jennifer Thompson (M), Londonderry, N.H., Londonderry HS (2012), Boston University
9 - Gabriella Starkey (A), Sudbury, Mass., St. Mark's School (2012), Dartmouth College
10 - Kaila Roberts (M), Cincinnati, Ohio, Mariemont HS (2012), University of Cincinnati 
11 - Olivia Long (D), Vero Beach, Fla., Vero Beach HS (2012), Johns Hopkins University
12 - Bernadette Leone (A), Tampa, Fla., Tampa Catholic (2012)|
13 - Amanda Johansen (M), Glen Head, N.Y., North Shore (2012), University of Southern California
14 - Cortney Fortunato (A), Northport, N.Y., Northport HS (2013), University of Notre Dame

15 - Kate Farnham (D), Andover, Mass., Andover HS (2012), University of Massachusetts Amherst
16 - Anne-Marie Farmer (M), South Burlington, Vt., South Burlington (2013)
17 - Kara Dattellas (M), Camillus, N.Y., West Genesee HS (2012), University of Delaware
18 - Kelly Brethauer (M), Saukville, Wis., University School of Milwaukee (2012), The College of Wooster
20 - Julie LeGar (D), Eldersburg, Md., Garrison Forest (2014), University of Maryland
30 - Julia DiTondo (G), Kenmore, N.Y., Nichols School (2012), Mercyhurst University
32 - Katrina Reeves (G), Granite Bay, Calif., Granite Bay HS (2013), San Diego State University

Team Spirit
No. - Name (Pos.), Hometown, High School (Year), College
1 - Lauren Lea (A), Elkridge, Md., Archbishop Spalding HS (2012), University of Florida
2 - Delaney Semancik (A), Naples, Fla., Gulf Coast HS, Naples, Fla. (2013)
3 - Rachel Sexton (M), Sudbury, Mass., Lincoln-Sudbury Regional (2012), University of Notre Dame
4 - Mackenzie Smith (M), Vero Beach, Fla., Vero Beach HS (2012), Vanderbilt University
6 – Mackenzie Tesei (M), Greenwich, Ct., Choate Rosemary Hall (2012), Stanford University
7 - Elizabeth Reifsnider (D), Richmond, Va., The Collegiate School (2012), James Madison University
8 - Stephanie Peragallo (D), Hauppauge, N.Y., Hauppauge HS (2012), University of Notre Dame
9 - Casey Pearsall (M), Wilton, Ct., Wilton HS (2013), University of Notre Dame
10 - Kelsey Murray (A), Wilmette, Ill., New Trier (2013), Stanford University
11 - Hope Hanley (A), Dover, Mass., Noble and Greenough School (2012)
12 - Taylor Farrell (M), Binghamton, N.Y., Seton Catholic Central (2012), St. Joseph’s University
13 - Ashley Eickhoff (M), Yorba Linda, Calif., El Dorado HS (2012), Colorado Mesa University
14 - Sydney DuPre (M), Houston, Texas, Episcopal HS (2012)
15 - Dene' DiMartino (M), Manorville, N.Y., Eastport South Manor (2012), Johns Hopkins University
16 – Shelby Aubin (D), Needham, Mass., Needham HS (2012), Georgetown University
17 - Doris Wilson (M), Fort Mill, S.C., Fort Mill HS (2012), Sewanee: The University of the South
20 - Michaela Michael (M), Burlingame, Calif., Menlo School (2013), University of Southern California
21 - Kelly Cross (M), Oreland, Pa., Upper Dublin HS (2012), Syracuse University
30 - Genevieve Giblin (G), N. Bethesda, Md., Georgetown Visitation (2012), St. Joseph’s University
31 - Alyssa Saxon (G), Henrietta, N.Y., Rush-Henrietta (2012), Towson University
32 - Colleen Jacoby (G), Saint Clair Shores, Minn., Cranbrook Kingswood (2012), Gustavus Adolphus

Tags: Champion All-American Showcase , US Lacrosse , Maggie Bill , Dene' DiMartino , Christina Esposito , Caroline Fitzgerald , Alyssa Fleming , Cortney Fortunato , Amanda Johansen , Stephanie Peragallo , Chelsey Sidaras

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