Tribe Lacrosse Announces 11-Player Recruiting Class

William & Mary

7/12/2018 2:06:00 PM

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (July 12, 2018) – William & Mary lacrosse head coach Hillary Fratzke has announced that 11 student-athletes will join the program for the 2018-19 academic year. The talented incoming class includes three US Lacrosse Academic All-Americans, two US Lacrosse All-Americans and the US Lacrosse Magazine West Region Player of the Year. “This fall will be an exciting one for Tribe Lacrosse,” Fratzke said. “With this incoming freshman class, we bring in a wealth of talent, experience of winning and incredibly hard working individuals. I have no doubt they will come in and supplement our strengths as a team in addition to enhancing our drive to be competitive and push for excellence on the field and in the classroom. It has been such a pleasure getting to know each individual and their families, and I am so excited to start our time together on campus!” The following is a brief look at the Tribe’s 2018-19 recruiting class:  Grace AhonenMidfieldWellesley, Mass. (Wellesley)  WellesleyFour-year starting midfielder for head coach Michelle Cook at Wellesley High School … Two-time team captain … Finished her career with more than 200 career points … Helped WHS win the Division 1 State title as a senior, the first state championship in school history … Selected to the Lower New England Regional Team (2017) … Chosen as a BSC All-Star in 2017 … First-team all-conference selection in 2017 … Recipient of the 2018 Unsung Hero and Coaches Award … Also lettered with the indoor track and cross country teams … Captained the cross country team as a senior … School record holder as a member of the 4×800 relay team … Helped track team win two state titles … Member of the National Honor Society, Student Congress and Part Time Politics … Science Peer Tutor … Youth lacrosse coach … Youth lector … Member of the National Charity League, serving as president (2016) and vice president (2015) … Personal InformationDaughter of Kevin Ahonen and Jennifer Halloran … Mother played lacrosse at Boston College … Cousins, John and Peter …

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