Here are Newsday's 2011 girls lacrosse players to watch.
Bay Shore, Defense, Senior
The Marauders’ defensive leader and Denver-commit.
Sacred Heart, Midfielder, Junior
Had 68 assists, 35 goals and 80 groundballs in leading her team to the CHSAA final.
Eastport-South Manor, Midfield, Junior
Scored 41 goals and added 24 assists in 2010, committed to Johns Hopkins.
Rocky Point, Midfield, Senior
Coach Jen Fucich calls the All-American and Notre Dame commit “a second coach on the field.”
Northport, Midfield, Senior
All-American scored 97 goals and had 33 assists as 2010 Long Island Player of the Year, committed to Florida.
St. John the Baptist, Midfielder, Senior
The Adelphi-bound star had 96 goals and 21 assists last season.
Cold Spring Harbor, Attack, Junior
Had 64 points and developed a knack for clutch scoring; had the winner in overtime of the Class C semifinals.
Manhasset, Attack, Junior
She had 52 goals and 32 assists for the Nassau Class C champions and was named an All-American.
Northport, Defense, Senior
The Tigers’ lead defender is committed to Georgetown.
Manhasset, Defense, Senior
The UPenn-bound All-American helped lead the Indians to a seventh consecutive Nassau Class C championship.
St. Anthony's, Attack, Senior
The CHSAA Player of the Year led St. Anthony's to a third straight Nassau-Suffolk title in 2010.
West Islip, Defense, Senior
The anchor of the Lions defensive backfield is committed to Georgetown.
Farmingdale, Midfielder/Defender, Senior
The Florida-bound star runs the Dalers’ high-powered offense.
Farmingdale, Midfielder, Senior
The Maryland-bound midfielder has helped guide the Dalers to back-to-back Class A state championships.
Portledge, Attack, Sophomore
Poised for a big season after scoring 45 goals and helping lead Portledge to its first NYSAIS championship.
Northport, Defender, Senior
One of the top attackers for the Tigers is committed to Princeton.
Rocky Point, Goalie, Senior
All-American is in her third season in net for the Eagles; committed to Adelphi.
Hauppauge, Attack, Junior
Scored 48 goals and added 14 assists in 2010 for the Eagles; committed to Virginia.
Garden City, Midfielder, Senior
The All-American had 15 goals and three assists in the Trojans final three playoff games, capping an 83-point season.
Wantagh, Attack, Senior
The All-American is a dual threat on offense, racking up 55 goals and 46 assists in 2010.
St. Anthony's, Attack, Senior
The All-American sparks the offense and manages to stand out among the Friars’ standouts.
Garden City, Defense/Midfielder, Senior
The three-sport star is a versatile All-American and will play at Notre Dame.
Garden City, Attack, Senior
The 2010 Nassau Player of the Year totaled 124 points, including 84 goals.
Garden City, Goalie, Senior
The quick, instinctive keeper earned All-American honors after helping lead the Trojans to a fifth straight Class B state title.
Floyd, Midfield, Senior
Leader of a Colonials team with high expectations; committed to Johns Hopkins.
RISING STARS FOR 2011
Jessica Angerman, Shoreham-Wading River, Midfield, Sophomore (above, foreground)
Kasey Behr, St. Anthony's, Midfielder, Freshman
Maggie Bill, St. Anthony's, Midfielder, Sophomore
Danielle Doherty, Massapequa, Midfielder, Sophomore
Carolyn Dottino, Long Island Lutheran, Midfielder, Sophomore
Cortney Fortunato, Northport, Attack, Sophomore
Caroline Fitzgerald, Mt. Sinai, Midfield, Sophomore
Samantha Giacolone, Eastport-South Manor, Goalie, Eighth-grader
Nadine Hadnagy, Farmingdale, Defense, Sophomore
Micheala Lynch, South Side, Midfielder, Sophomore
Alexis Maffucci, Half Hollow Hills, Attack, Sophomore
Jessica Markowitz, Baldwin, Defense, Freshman
Jill May, St. John the Baptist, Midfield/Attack, Sophomore
Maci McNair, Long Island Lutheran, Midfielder
Lilly Schmidt, Garden City, Defense, Sophomore
Bairre Reilly, Locust Valley, Attack, Sophomore