|ENDLESS PURSUIT OF PERFECTION
Moorestown finished # 1 in the Laxpower.com national computer rankings, ahead of McDonogh, SSSA and St. Anthony's.
Congratulations to the Moorestown Quakers, the # 1 ranked Public High School in the country as rated by Toplaxrecruits.com!!!
Toplaxrecruits.com has Moorestown ranked # 2 in it's final national rankings of 2013.
LaxPower.com has Moorestown ranked # 2 overall as they finished second behind McDonogh.
Phillylacrosse.com ranks Moorestown # 1 for the second straight season, edging out Harriton, the Pa. State Champion.
Nike/Lacrosse Magazine's final national ranking for 2013 has Moorestown at # 5.
Congratulations to Junior Midfielder Marie McCool, named NJ Player of the Year and BCT POY.
Congratulations to Senior Defender Megan Kelly, named Philladelphia Inquirer and Courier Post Player of the Year.
Congratulations to Head Coach Deanna Knobloch for being voted the 2012 National Lacrosse Coach of The Year by the NFHS.
Moorestown won Lacrosse Magazine's first ever Fan-tasy girls National Championship as the country's # 1 team defeating Loyola of Chicago with 82% of the fan votes for 2012.
Lacrosse Magazine's August issue, ESPN Rise, LaxPower, Inside Lacrosse Magazine and MaxPrep all named Moorestown the # 2 team in their final 2012 top 25 national poll.
Moorestown finished in the # 2 and # 1 spot in the 2013 National Rankings making this the 14th consecutive year finishing in the country's top ten. The only team to ever achieve this honor.
CURRENT COLLEGE COACHES (MHS ALUMNI)
Kateri Linville, HC - Delaware
Denise Wescott, HC - Monmouth
Chelsea Gamble, AC - UConn
Annie McGinley, AC - Liberty
Megan Nutter, AC - Robert Morris
Kelley Putnam, AHC - Lehigh
Cathy Swezey, HC - Vanderbilt
Jen Valore, AC - Michigan
Elizabeth Weber - HC Holy Family
Xan Weitzel, AC - Villanova
Moorestown is the winningest lacrosse program in the nation over the last 13 years. The girls have won over 95% of their games. There are over 3,000 high school sanctioned girls teams playing lacrosse in the US, having just passed field hockey in total numbers.
In the last 15 years, the girls program has finished # 12, # 5, # 1, # 1, # 3, # 2, # 3, # 2, # 4, # 5, # 7, # 5, # 10, # 2 and now # 1 nationally in consecutive seasons.
|By the numbers|
|From 2000 until 5/24/10 Moorestown won 228 straight games versus N.J. teams.
The Quakers won ten (X) straight Tournament of Champions titles from 2000-2009 and 19 overall since the tournament started in 1976.
Moorestown played in 12 straight NJ State TOC title games, a feat never accomplished in any sport. MGLAX has played in 15 of the last 16 TOCs, winning 14. **The TOC winner is the true state champion regardless of school size. Recently, the NJSIAA has crowned four Group Champions who play for the TOC crown. Prior to this, the state crowned North and South A and B Champions, large and small schools respectively who played down to one final champion. Preceeding 2003, the NJ State Champion won every game regardless of school size and seedings were done purely by record. All have been acknowleded as the TOC Champion.
From 2000 to present, Moorestown is 324-14.
Coach Knobloch's record in her 22nd year stands at 450-29-4. She now has the most coaching victories in NJ history.
Congrats to the following girls on their lacrosse commitments to their respective colleges. As of 6/30/12.
Verbal commits 2014:
Frankie Angeleri - Vanderbilt
Jess Dadino - Vanderbilt
Sydney Dalmass - Michigan
Anne Keim - Delaware
Lauren Martinelli - Fairfield
Marie McCool - UNC
Tristan McGinley - Virginia Tech
Kayla Pruitt - Vanderbilt
Kierstyn Voiro - Lehigh
Megan Bianco - Marquette
Mary Flick - William and Mary
Gabby Frank - Franklin & Marshall
Alicia Geiter - Coastal Carolina
Shannon Keeler - Gettysburg
Megan Kelly - UPenn
Margaret Nissen - Rutgers
Maura Talvacchia - Presbyterian
Amanda Zajac - Brown
Emily Cooper - Chestnut Hill
Amanda Currell - Rutgers
Haleigh Dalmass - USC
Lindsay Goldblatt - Colgate
Elizabeth Johnson - Lehigh
Nikki McMonagle - Rutgers
Marissa Randazzo - Fairfield
Carly Taglienti - Washington & Lee
Steph Toy - Notre Dame
Christian Acker - Longwood
Bridget Bianco - Northwestern
Rachel Emerson - Rowan
Sheri Fauvell - Marist
Nicole Laitner - Catholic
Erin McAfee - Penn State
Nikki Shapiro - Villanova
Pinky Schneider - Widener
Amanda Ayers - Bucknell
Jenna Dougherty - William & Mary
Brianne Jones - Santa Clara
Kate Keim - McDaniel
Katrina Martinelli - Rutgers
Claire MacDougall - Rutgers
Erika McCool - Oregon
Kelsey Miller - Rutgers
Loren Pruitt - Gettysburg
Paige Schlesinger - Colgate
Jenna Slowey - Fairfield
Mary Tokolish - McDaniel
Sarah Weber - Virginia (Field Hockey)
Sam Dalmass - Lafayette
Jenna Hildebrand - Florida
Alyssa Ogle - Duke
Karli Tobin - Jacksonville
Kelley Bartlett, Richmond Univ.
Winnie Call, Yale Univ.
Bridget Callahan, Penn State Univ.
Kelly Corcoran, Catholic Univ.
Jen Linder, Washington & Lee
Lindsay Lauer, College of N.J.
Morgan Miller, Lehigh Univ.
Kristen McAfee, Maryland (soccer and lacrosse)
Annie McGinley, Rutgers Univ.
Julianna Toscani, Penn State
Sasha Teubens, Centenary Coll.
Virginia Weber, Loyola Univ.
Erin Bigley, George Mason U.
Brooke Bohling, U. Of Cal-Berkeley
Taylor Chumney, U. of North Carolina
Chelsea Gamble, George Mason U.
Giulia Giordano, Univ. Of Penn.
Kate Korson, American Univ.
Gracia Sporer, St. Josephs Univ.
Alexis Brennan, Univ. of Richmond
Brooke Cantwell, Rutgers Univ.
Jess Davis, Rutgers Univ.
Shawn Evans, Monmouth Univ.
Kelsey Honeyford, George Washington Univ.
Jen Ingalls, Lehigh Univ.
Lauren McAfee, Towson Univ.
Erika Page, Rutgers Univ.
Blair Santaspirt, Notre Dame
Xan Weitzel, Boston Univ.
|2013 Season Schedule & to-date Stats 25 - 0 - 0|
|Day / Date / Time / Location||Opponent||Results|
|Mon.||Apr. 01||10:00AM||Away||Cinnaminson||19 - 2 W||Moorestown wins their away opener 19-2 as 28 girls got into the game.|
|Tue.||Apr. 02||10:00AM||Away||Maple Shade||19 - 0 W||Moorestown dominated the Shade 19-0 as 27 girls played. Halftime was 11-0. Moorestown dominated draw control 16-3. Mary Flick led with four dcs while Tristan McGinley had three.|
|Thu.||Apr. 04||3:45PM||Home||Council Rock North, Pa.||18 - 2 W||Moorestown dominated CR North from the beginning as 23 girls saw action. The Quakers built a 12-0 halftime lead and stalled the ball for the last 12 minutes of the half. |
|Sat.||Apr. 06||11:00AM||Home||Cherry Creek, Colorado||15 - 4 W||Moorestown played their toughest foe of the early season beating Colorado power Cherry Creek 15-4. The athletic Bruins tested the Motown defense but only came away with 7 shots on goal. Twenty one girls saw action in this intersectional game.|
|Thu.||Apr. 11||3:45PM||Away||Rancocas Valley||17 - 2 W||Moorestown, without it's seniors, defeated RV 17-2. Nineteen underclassmen played and the Quakers stalled the ball for the last 7 minutes of the game. Moorestown led 11-2 at halftime.|
|Mon.||Apr. 15||3:45PM||Home||Northern Burlington||18 - 2 W||Moorestown romped 18-2 while playing 28 girls. The Quakers spread the scoring out with 12 girls tallying at least one.|
|Wed.||Apr. 17||3:45PM||Home||Holy Cross||19 - 2 W||Moorestown fell behind 1-0 than went out to a 12-2 halftime lead before beating Holy Cross 19-2. Moorestown played 22 girls in the victory.|
|Thu.||Apr. 18||3:45AM||Away||Bishop Eustace||18 - 0 W||Moorestown ventured to Crusader territory and defeated a very aggressive Bishop Eustace squad that lost for the first time. The Quakers dominated draw control again 15-4 on the way to a 18-0 shutout.|
|Sat.||Apr. 20||11:00PM||Away||Rumson Fair Haven||14 - 4 W||Moorestown jumped out to a 10-0 halftime lead and played the Bulldogs evenly in the second half. Rumson FH dominated draw control at 14-6.|
|Mon.||Apr. 22||3:45PM||Home||Delran||20 - 1 W||Moorestown rolled over Delran 20-1, playing all of its varsity players and starting all of it's seniors.|
|Wed.||Apr. 24||3:45PM||Home||Washington Twp.||19 - 2 W||Moorestown defeated Washington Twp today 19-2 and only gave up two shots on goal. The Quakers stalled the ball for the last 12 minutes of the game.|
|Sat.||Apr. 27||4:00PM||Away||Ridgewood||15 - 8 W||Moorestown made the long trek to Ridgewood and came away with a convincing 15-8 victory over the Maroons on a beautiful spring day in one of the better settings to see a game. |
|Tue.||Apr. 30||3:45PM||Home||Clearview||16 - 3 W||Moorestown defeated a very talented and athletic Clearview team 16-3. Twenty Quakers had a hand in the victory over a Group 3 team that they may meet in the playoffs.|
|Wed.||May. 01||3:45PM||Home||New Egypt||18 - 1 W||Moorestown Glax celebrated their seniors with a 18-1 victory over New Egypt as all the seniors started and played most of the first half and started the second half as well. In all, 27 girls played. Halftime was 12-0.|
|Sat.||May. 04||4:30PM||Away||Strath Haven, Pa.||9 - 5 W||In one of the most physical girls lacrosse games ever witnessed, Moorestown defeated an outstanding Strath Haven squad 9-5 in the first game of the Plays For A's doubleheader. The Moorestown boys defeated SH in the nitecap.|
|Tue.||May. 07||3:45PM||Away||Shawnee||8 - 4 W||In the annual battle of Black vs Blue, the Quakers won for the 20th time in the last 21 games as they defeated the Renegades 8-4. NJ's # 1 vs # 2 was an intense defensive battle with both goalies making incredible saves, one after the other.
|Thu.||May. 09||4:30PM||Home||Conestoga, Pa.||15 - 10 W||Moorestown, exhausted from having played three straight tough games in five days, let Conestoga stake a 5-2 lead in the perfect trap game before pulling out a second half rally. The Quakers outscored the Pioneers 9-3 in the second half to win 15-10.|
|Tue.||May. 14||3:45PM||Away||Pennsauken||16 - 1 W||Moorestown played Pennsauken in a time limited game and played 25 players to get a 16-1 victory in the last regular season game of 2013.|
|19 - 0 W||Moorestown defeated Oakcrest 19-0 as everyone on the varsity roster played. Oakcrest did not take a shot on goal.|
|Mon.||May. 20||2:30PM||Home||Ocean Twp.
|19 - 0 W||Moorestown raced out to a 12-0 with seven minutes left in the first half and played it's entire varsity on its way to a 19-0 victory.|
|Fri.||May. 24||2:00PM||Home||Toms River South
|18 - 2 W||Moorestown fought the wind and rain and came away with a third round playoff victory over TRS 18-2 as 25 girls played.|
|Wed.||May. 29||4:00PM||Home||Notre Dame
|19 - 2 W||Moorestown defeated Notre Dame 19-2 as 28 girls on the varsity and tournament roster got into the game. It was a true team effort that garnered another SJ Group 3 State Title.|
|18 - 10 W||Moorestown beat the heat and Mendham 18-10 to secure another NJ Group 3 State Title on the blistering turf at Kean University. Eight different Quakers scored as Marie McCool led with five goals.|
|Wed.||Jun. 05||TBA||Away||Oak Knoll
|12 - 5 W||Moorestown defeated Oak Knoll 12-5 at Monmouth University as Shannon Keeler enjoyed her best day in goal and Marie McCool led the Quaker attack with four goals. The Quakers, winners of 50 straight, now take on Shawnee in the TOC final at 7:30PM. |
|11 - 5 W||And than there was ONE! Moorestown finished their season 25-0 by defeating Shawnee 11-5 in the Tournament of Champions Final. Moorestown has now won 51 straight games. Congrats to the seniors who brought this team together on and off the field|