Hoyas Welcome Eight Newcomers to the Hilltop

Oct. 31, 2016

WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University's women's lacrosse team closed out its fall season on Saturday at the Georgetown tournament at Cooper Field. After 11 fall contests, Head Coach Ricky Fried and his staff have had the opportunity to see what the 2017 squad will look like. This includes the addition of eight newcomers for the Blue & Gray this upcoming season.

"This group has done very well picking up the speed of the game and competing every day," said Fried. "We are looking forward to watching them grow this year, and contributing to our success this spring."

Michaela Bruno
Freshman

Attack
5-5
Garden City, N.Y./Garden City
Prior to Georgetown: A three-year starter at Garden City High School serving as team captain as a senior ... An Under Armour All-American, US Lacrosse First Team High School All-American, Newsday All-Long Island Girls Lacrosse and MSG Varsity All-Metro Girls Lacrosse selection in 2015 and 2016 ... Named Garden City High School Girls Lacrosse Most Outstanding Player as a senior ... An All-ILWomen High School Team honoree in 2016 ... Earned USA Today/American Family Insurance ALL-USA Girls Lacrosse First Team in 2015 ... Named to NYSPHSAA Girls Lacrosse State Championships All-Tournament Team in 2016 ... Team won the NYSPHSAA Girls Lacrosse State Tournament in 2016 ... Scored 124 career goals and tallied 75 assists ... Two-year US Lacrosse High School All-Academic Team selection and won the News 12 Long Island Scholar-Athlete Award for 2015-16 ... Member of the National Honor Society and Societas Linguae Latinae ... On the Principal's List/Honor Roll all four years ... Won the AP Scholar with Distinction Award ... ACL/NJCL National Latin Examination ... Magna Cum Laude in 2013 ... Competed in the American Mathematics Contest 10 in 2013 ... Took first place in Long Island and second in the state in The Stock Market Game in 2014 ... Member of the Future Business Leaders of America and the Miracle Club ... A four-year starter and senior captain in both field hockey and basketball ... Also a member of the Hoya field hockey squad ... Sister, Alexandra, played lacrosse at Princeton.


 

 

Micheline DiNardo
Freshman
Goalie
5-9
Rye, N.Y./Rye
Prior to Georgetown: A four-year starter and captain as a senior at Rye High School ... A two-time US Lacrosse First Team All-America selection ... Named US Lacrosse Academic All-American as a junior ... Con Edison Award Winner, and Lions Club Award Winner in 2016 ... Earned Hudson Valley Lacrosse First Team as a senior ... Section One All-Section and All-League from 2012-16 ... Named Rye High School Athlete of the Week as a senior ... Team won the league every year of her career ... Won the Ryan Adamson Sportsmanship Award ... Played club with the Connecticut Chargers and the Connecticut Grizzlies ... A member of the National Junior Honor Society, National Honor Society, High Honor Roll and a Rye High School Academic Scholar ... Served on the Athletic Advisory Committee ... A Rye varsity basketball manager ... Participated in the Adopt A US Soldier, the Animal Welfare Club and Garnet and Black Photography.

Emily Ehle
Freshman
Midfielder
5-10
Baldwinsville, N.Y./Christian Brothers Academy
Prior to Georgetown: A four-year starter at Christian Brothers Academy ... Served as captain as a senior ... Earned First Team All-CNY in 2015 and 2016 ... Named the All-CNY Player of the Year in 2016 ... A US Lacrosse All-American 2015 and 2016 ... Won Nike/Lacrosse Magazine Northeast Region Player of the Year as a senior ... Team won the Class B state championship in 2013 and the Class A State Championship in 2016 ... Scored 195 career goals and had 107 career assists ... A four-year letterwinner on the soccer team, served as captain her senior season.

Katie Hudson
Freshman
Midfielder
5-3
Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor
Prior to Georgetown: A four-year starter and captain at Cold Spring Harbor ... Four-time Honorable Mention All-Nassau County ... Named All-Nassau County in 2016 ... Team won Nassau County three times and was the Long Island champion in 2014 ... Squad was a state finalist in 2014 ... Played club with the Long Island Yellow Jackets for four years with Hoya Nicole Peragine ... A member of the honor roll ... Started for five years on the soccer team, served as team captain as a senior ... A four-year starter on the basketball team and captain in 2015 ... Earned the 2016 CSHHS Distinguished Athlete Award , the 2016 CSHHS Recipient Athlete Community Service Award and the 2016 CSHHS Most Athletic Award.

Liza Liotta
Freshman
Midfielder
5-4
Baltimore, Md./St. Paul's School for Girls
Prior to Georgetown: A four-year starter and one-year captain at St. Paul's ... Member of the 2013 Baltimore Metro School Girls Team ... Team was the runner-up in the IAAM Championship B-Conference in 2016 ... Played club with Sky Walkers Lacrosse Club for seven years ... A member of the Cum Laude Honors Society, the High Honor and Effort Honor Roll, the French National Honor Society and the One Love Club ... Attended the IAAM Leadership Conference in 2013 and 2014 ... Sister, Maclean, played lacrosse at Colgate University.

Natalia Lynch
Freshman
Midfielder
5-4
Smithtown, N.Y./Smithtown West
Prior to Georgetown: A four-year starter and two-year captain at Smithtown West ... A four-time all-league and three-time all-county and all-tournament honoree ... Named All-American as a senior ... A member of Newsday's All-Long Island Team, and MSG Varsity's All-Metro First Team in 2016 ... High school team won the league and county ... Played with the Suffolk County All-Stars for eight years ... Earned Academic All-County as a junior and Academic All-America as a senior ... A four-year Scholar-Athlete selection ... A member of the National Honor Society, Math Honor Society, Italian Honor Society and Athletes Helping Athletes ... Was a starter and captain on the volleyball team, named all-league as a senior.

Noelle Peragine
Freshman
Defender
5-7
Northport, N.Y./Northport
Prior to Georgetown: A three-year starter and two-year captain at Northport High School ... A three-time all-county honoree ... Won the NYSPHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award all four years ... Earned 2014 honorable mention all-conference ... A 2015 Academic All-American ... The two-time Midfield MVP ... Won the 2016 Northport High School Outstanding Student Athlete Award ... Played club with the Long Island Yellow Jackets with Hoya Katie Hudson ... A four-year starter and two-year captain in field hockey ... Was an all-state field hockey player ... Four-year member of the honor roll.

Coulby Riehl
Freshman
Defender
5-2
Cockeysville, Md./Notre Dame Prep
Prior to Georgetown: A two-year starter and captain at Notre Dame Prep ... Wore the previously-retired Yeardley Love #1 jersey ... Team made it to the IAAM semifinals in 2015 and 2016 ... Played club with TLC for six seasons ... Earned second honors and a member of both the Math Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society.

Georgetown will begin practice for the 2017 season in January.

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