Moorestown High School Girls Lacrosse Team

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ALL FOR ONE......and 14 ALL!

Congratulations to Head Coach Deanna Knobloch on being voted the Positive Coaching Alliance Double Goal Coach Award presented by MaxPreps!
Coach Knobloch was the only lacrosse coach recipient nationally.

Brine and has Moorestown rated # 2 in their preseason national poll for 2014.
Lacrosse Magazine ranks Moorestown # 3 in their 2014 national preseason poll.

Congratulations to Deanna Knobloch on being selected Woman of the Year by the
NJ Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women during the National Girls and Women in Sports Day.

Moorestown finished # 1 in the 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!!! has Moorestown ranked # 2 in it's final national rankings of 2013. has Moorestown ranked # 2 overall as they finished second behind McDonogh. 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 2013 NJ Player of the Year and BCT POY.
Congratulations to Senior Defender Megan Kelly, named 2013 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.


Kateri Linville, HC - Delaware
Denise Wescott, HC - Monmouth
Chelsea Gamble, AC - UConn
Annie McGinley, AC - Liberty
Cathy Swezey, HC - Vanderbilt
Jen Valore, AC - Michigan
Elizabeth Weber - HC Manhattan
Xan Weitzel, AC - Villanova

Moorestown is the winningest lacrosse program in the nation over the last 14 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 334-14.
Coach Knobloch's record in her 23rd year stands at 460-29-4. 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

2013 commits:

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

2012 commits:

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.

2014 Season Schedule & to-date Stats     10 - 0 - 0
Day / Date / Time / Location OpponentResults
Sat. Mar. 15 TBA Away Cape Henlopen Play Day
- Moorestown scrimmage three outstanding teams in Queen Anne's, Marriot's Ridge and McDonogh.
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Tue. Mar. 18 3:45PM Home West Deptford
- Moorestown scrimmaged West Deptford and former Moorestown Assistant Julie Catrambone and former Moorestown star Brooke Cantwell. The underclass played well without the seniors who are on their Florida trip.
Sat. Mar. 22 11:00AM Home Summit
- Scrimmage against one of NJ's top teams and outscored the Hilltoppers 11-10 without their 9 seniors.
Thu. Mar. 27 3:45PM Away Rancocas Valley 19 - 2 W The Quakers traveled to RV and came away with a convincing 19-2 victory over the Red Devils to kick off the 2014 season. Twenty six girls got meaningful playing time with 13 scoring.
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Mon. Mar. 31 4:00AM Home Rumson Fair Haven 15 - 10 W The Quakers survived a shaky first half and were down to Rumson 7-6 at half. Moorestown made a nice comback to seal a 15-10 win as they won more draws and showed patience on the attack.
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Tue. Apr. 01 3:45PM Home Eastern 16 - 8 W Moorestown once again found itself in a game up until the early stages of the second half as Eastern won the draw 12-10 and goalie Brittany Read stood on her head making save after save. Moorestown was led by Marie McCools six goals.
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Wed. Apr. 02 TBA Home Guilford HS
- Moorestown welcomes Guilford HS from England for scrimmages with our JV and Freshmen teams. Guilford is coached by former Moorestown star player Colleen Dalon-Hancock, MHS '02.
Fri. Apr. 04 3:45PM Home Cinnaminson 19 - 1 W Moorestown hosted the Pirates of Cinnaminson on a cold damp day and came away with a 19-1 victory as 25 girls received varsity time. Marie McCool scored twice, the first one being her 200th career goal.
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Sat. Apr. 05 12:00PM Home Ridge 16 - 7 W Moorestown opened up a 7-1 halftime lead and beat a very good Ridge team 16-7. Even though the Quakers lost the draw battle 14-10, the defense stepped up early and set the tone for the entire game.
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Sat. Apr. 12 1:00PM Home Vero Beach, Fla. 13 - 5 W Moorestown trailed at half for the first time this season 4-3 and had trouble figuring out the Vero Beach zone defense. The second half was all Quakers as they dominated draw control and found their offensive rythm.
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Wed. Apr. 16 3:45PM Away Holy Cross 18 - 1 W Moorestown cruised to a 18-1 victory over the Lancers of Holy Cross as 11 different players scored. It marked the 58th consecutive win.
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Thu. Apr. 17 3:45PM Away Shore Reg. 15 - 3 W Moorestown made the 100 minute trek to the Jersey Shore and came away with a 15-3 win over the Shore Blue Devils. Twenty four Quakers played varsity.
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Sat. Apr. 19 11:00AM Home Suffern, NY. 9 - 8 W Moorestown overcame a 5-2 deficit to beat an outstanding Suffern team 9-8 on Youth Appreciation Day. The NY squad played a very deliberate offense and got key saves from their goalie to keep the game tight until the very end.
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Tue. Apr. 22 3:45PM Away Northern Burlington 19 - 3 W Moorestown defeated the Greyhounds of Northern Burlington 19-3 as twelve Quakers scored and three goalies saw time in the cage.
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Next Game
Fri. Apr. 25 3:45PM Away Delran -
Sat. Apr. 26 11:00AM Home Ridgewood - One of NJ's top teams treks south to test the Quakers
Mon. Apr. 28 3:45PM Home West Windsor Plainsboro North - Central Jersey's top team coached by former Moorestown Assistant Beth Serughetti comes to town.
Tue. Apr. 29 3:45PM Home Maple Shade -
Thu. May. 01 3:45PM Away Clearview -
Sat. May. 03 3:00PM Home Strath Haven, Pa. - Tough Central League Pennsy foe returns to play Moorestown.
Mon. May. 05 3:45PM Away New Egypt -
Wed. May. 07 3:45PM Home Shawnee - South Jersey nemesis Shawnee comes to town.
Sat. May. 10 3:45PM Away Westfield - Moorestown makes the 75 minute ride north to play the Blue Devils of Westfield.
Wed. May. 14 3:45PM Away Pennsauken -

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