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Farmingdale's Samantha Brescia commits to UMass

Farmingdale's Samantha Brescia heads up field against Wantagh

(Credit: Dave Anderson (MSG Varsity))

There must be something to having Mass. appeal. After all, there seems to be an impending Mass. exodus in regards to girls lacrosse.

(Apologies for the puns.)

Farmingdale’s Samantha Brescia last week made a verbal commitment to UMass, joining a slew of other Long Island girls who have chosen to play lacrosse at Massachusetts.

Brescia, a defender/midfielder entering her junior year...

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2012 Champion All-American Showcase girls rosters

CHRISTINA ESPOSITO Suffolk Player of the Year West

(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...

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LI wins Under Armour Underclassmen Tourney

St. Anthony's Maggie Bill lines up for a

(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

In news that surely will stun everyone…A Long Island team won a lacrosse tournament! The Long Island underclassmen girls team won the Under Armour national tournament, beating New Jersey, 9-8, in the championship game on Sunday in Maryland. Team Long Island went 3-1 in the double-elimination tournament. Its loss was to Washington, D.C., 12-11, in pool play on Saturday. They beat Baltimore, 13-10,...

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South tops North in Under Armour All-America Classic

Garden City High School #13 Catherine Dickinson reacts

(Credit: James Escher)

The Under Armour All-America North team, which featured 10 Long Islanders, lost to the South, 25-13, in the Under Armour All-America Classic on Saturday at Towson University.

McDonogh’s Taylor Cummings had five goals and three assists to lead the South. Kelci Smesko (Ridgewood) added five goals and Corinne Etchison (McDonogh) had three goals and five assists.

Sammy Jo Tracy (Fox Lane)...

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