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Four L.I. girls named to 2010-11 national team

Four Long Islanders have been named to the 2010-11 U.S. senior women's national lacrosse team after three days of tryouts at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County. There are 36 women on the roster, which will begin training for the 2013 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Cup.

Name   (Hometown - College)
Sarah Albrecht* (Braintree, MA - Northwestern '06)
Amy Altig  (Millersville, MD - James Madison '05)
Casey Ancarrow (Jarrettsville, MD - James Madison '13)
Kelly Berger   (Columbia, MD - James Madison '07)
Sarah Bullard* (Needham, MA - Duke '11)
Jillian Byers   (Northport, NY - Notre Dame '09) — Northport High School
Caroline Cryer*  (Denver, CO - Duke '09)
Katrina Dowd   (Yorktown Heights, NY - Northwestern '10)
Amber Falcone*  (Westminster, MD - North Carolina '09)
Katy Fitzgerald   (North Andover, MA - North Carolina '11)
Corrine Gandolfi  (Smithtown, NY - Hofstra '10) — Northport High School
Kim Griffin   (Jarrettsville, MD - James Madison '09)
Kathleen Hertsch   (Westminster, MD - Hofstra '11)
Megan Huether*   (Lutherville, MD - Duke '06)
Kristin Igoe   (Framingham, MA - Boston College '11)
Ashby Kaestner   (Trappe, MD - Georgetown '10)
Alyssa Kildare   (Massapequa Park, NY - Johns Hopkins '12) — Farmingdale High School
Kristen Kjellman*   (Westwood, MA - Northwestern '07)
Erica LaGrow*   (Skanateales, NY - North Carolina '08)
Kendall McBrearty   (Alexandria, VA - Virginia '08)
Caitlyn McFadden*  (Phoenix, MD - Maryland '10)
Lindsey Munday*   (Chicago, IL - Northwestern '06)
Colleen Olsen   (Avon, CT - Dartmouth '10)
Brittany Poist   (Hampstead, MD - Maryland '11)
Mallory Poole  (Corning, NY - C. W. Post '08)
Katie Rowan*  (Delmar, NY - Syracuse '09)
Jennifer Russell  (Andover, MA - North Carolina '10)
Lauren Schmidt   (Bay Shore, NY - Stanford '11) — Bay Shore High School
Katie Schwarzmann   (Sykesville, MD - Maryland '13)
Lauren Schwarzmann (Sykesville, MD - Johns Hopkins '08)
Danielle Spencer  (Rochester, NY - Northwestern '10)
Michelle Tumolo   (Mullica Hill, NJ - Syracuse '13)
Acacia Walker*   (Severna Park, MD - Maryland '05)
Paris Waterman  (Newark, DE - Brown '11)
Devon Wills*  (Denver, CO - Dartmouth '06)

Laura Zimmerman  (Syracuse, NY - North Carolina '12) 

*Member of 2009 World Cup team


Said Team USA coach Ricky Fried: "This was the most competitive tryout I've ever been a part of. We think that this is the best team of 36 players for the style and tempo we want to play. This group will comprise the core of the team which will defend the gold medal in 2013."

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