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Seventeen L.I. girls named first-team All America

Shoreham-Wading River's Kait Brosco is surrounded. (June 12,

Shoreham-Wading River's Kait Brosco is surrounded. (June 12, 2010) Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Seventeen Long Island girls lacrosse players were named first-team All America by the U.S. Lacrosse Women's Division Coaches Council. In all, nearly 400 girls were selected from the 63 U.S. Lacrosse chapters.

Long Island's 17 selections are second only to Eastern Massachusetts' 19. Garden City had five itself, while Rocky Point had three, and Shoreham-Wading River, St. Anthony's and Manhasset each had two.

The selections are as follows:

Kait Brosco, Shoreham-Wading River, Senior, Midfield (Notre Dame, pictured above)

Jen DeVito, Shoreham-Wading River, Senior, Midfield (Yale)

Caitlin Gargan, Rocky Point, Junior, Midfield

Shannon Gilroy, Northport, Junior, Midfield/Attack

Alyssa Leonard, Bay Shore, Senior, Midfield (Northwestern)

Halle Majorana, Manhasset, Sophomore, Attack

Shannon Mangini, Garden City, Senior, Midfield (Penn)

Meg Markham, Manhasset, Junior, Defense

Kerrin Maurer, St. Anthony's, Junior, Midfield/Attack

Kara Mupo, Rocky Point, Senior, Midfield/Attack (Northwestern)

Julie Nolan, Rocky Point, Junior, Goalie

Mikaela Rix, Garden City, Junior, Midfield

Paula Schmidt, Wantagh, Junior, Midfield

Lauren Schwalje, St. Anthony's, Junior, Attack

Barbara Sullivan, Garden City, Junior, Midfield/Defense

Caroline Tarzian, Garden City, Junior, Attack

Kelly Weis, Garden City, Junior, Goalie

**Long Island also had eight honorable mention All America selections. And they are...

Shannon Defliese, Garden City, Senior, Defense (UMass)

Dene DiMartino, Eastport-South Manor, Sophomore, Midfield

Kerri Fleishhacker, Manhasset, Junior, Midfield/Attack

Erin McMullan, Shoreham-Wading River, Senior, Goalie (Yale)

Chelsea Newman, Shoreham-Wading River, Senior, Midfield (Harvard)

Kelsey Russo, Lindenhurst, Senior, Attack (Sacred Heart)

Jackie Sileo, Wantagh, Senior, Attack (C.W. Post)

Mary-Kate Sivilli, Glenn, Senior, Midfield (Princeton)


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