Lacrosse - Girls Varsity
2016 Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team
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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NEWS & AWARDS
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)
Read more at USLacrosse.org.
1st Team: Elisabeth Healy, Shannon Cross
Honorable Mention: Tara Ulepic, Kaitlin Wilson, Mariel Cardenas, Mackenzie Nihill
Honorable Mention: Mariel Cardenas
All-State VISAA Division 1 - 2014
2nd Team: Mariel Cardenas
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.