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Lacrosse - Girls Varsity


2017 Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team

Team Overview

The mission of the Bishop O’Connell girls lacrosse program is to provide each player with an educational and meaningful experience. The lacrosse program emphasizes the values of respect, sportsmanship, responsibility and dedication and focuses on success on the field and in the classroom. The program consists of two levels, junior varsity and varsity. The girls varsity team competes in two very competitive conferences, the WCAC (Washington Catholic Athletic Conference) and the VISAA (Virginia Independent School Athletic Association).

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Sarah Burrowbridge Named Head Coach - June 2015

College Commitments - 2015
Shannon Cross: University of California, Davis

USLacrosse All-Academic Team
Five players from the girls varsity lacrosse team were named All-Academic by USLacrosse for the 2014 season:
Elisabeth Healy (Class of 2014)
Mariel Cardenas (Class of 2015)
Shannon Cross (Class of 2015)
Mackenzie Nihill (Class of 2015)
Megan Plombon (Class of 2015)


All-WCAC 2014
1st Team: Elisabeth Healy, Shannon Cross
Honorable Mention: Tara Ulepic, Kaitlin Wilson, Mariel Cardenas, Mackenzie Nihill

All-Met 2014
Honorable Mention: Mariel Cardenas

All-State VISAA Division 1 - 2014
2nd Team: Mariel Cardenas

2016 Season


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Team Roster

# Name Grade
2 Eavan Snellings 11
3 Grace DiLuigi 11
4 Taraneh Samadani 10
5 Lillian Saunders
7 Melanie Shaffer 12
8 Alena Herrera 11
9 Regina Pizzano 10
10 Gabriella Pirozzoli 12
11 Carina Ritcheson 11
12 Bridget O'Brien 12
13 Olivia Pope 11
14 Lilian Price 11
15 Emma Nowakowski 11
16 Jessica Seager 12
17 Kaitlyn Arcari 12
18 Sarah Yoest 11
19 Margaret McDonough 11
20 Grace Cook 12
21 Kirsten Knauf 12
23 Madeline Cadin 11
24 Erin Nihill
25 Isabel David 11
31 Regan Morche 12



Head Coach
Sarah Burrowbridge

Originally from New Jersey, Coach Burrowbridge received her bachelor’s degree from the College of William & Mary, where she was a midfielder/defender for the lacrosse team. She earned her master’s in education from American University.

Coach Burrowbridge began her high school coaching career at Holy Cross High School in New Jersey where the team competed for the state title. More recently, she has coached locally at Wilson High School in D.C. and Hayfield Secondary in Alexandria, where she built a successful program.  She also co-runs CRASH lacrosse club.

Burrowbridge is an elementary school teacher. She and her husband, Adam, have three boys.

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