UC Davis Signs Six to Letters of Intent for 2010-2011

DAVIS, Calif. -- UC Davis women's lacrosse inked six prospective student-athletes to National Letters of Intent during the 2009-10 academic year, it was announced by head coach Elaine Jones during the spring signing period. All are seniors at their respective high schools, and are expected to enroll at the university in the fall of 2010.

Alphabetically, the 2009-2010 signing class comprises Meghan Jordan of Lake Oswego, Ore.; Allison Langius of Palm Desert, Calif.; Jordan Majka of Lake Forest, Ill.; Ashley Miller of Tustin, Calif.; Lauren Nardi of San Diego, Calif.; and Carly Voris, also from San Diego.

"I'm excited about this class," Jones said. "I think they'll bring athleticism, speed and competitiveness to the program. We've filled the positions of our graduating seniors, and we've added a goalie, which is important for our future, since we will have two senior goalies next year. So we're very happy with this group and really look forward to their impact on the team next season."

Jordan is completing her fourth year as Lakeridge High School's starting center, having earned All-Three Rivers League honors as a sophomore (second team) and junior (first team). In 2009, she led the Pacers with 39 assists and 68 draw controls, while finishing second on the team with 32 goals and 46 caused turnovers. Jordan also earned Offensive MVP distinction in summer ball for her Rhino Lacrosse club team. As a sophomore, she led her team with 64 ground balls and 82 draw controls, ranking first in the state in the latter category. Jordan also made the Adrenaline Shootout All-Star squad in club ball. Scholastically, Jordan is a four-year honor roll member, a Quill & Scroll National Honor Society inductee and the editor-in-chief of her school yearbook.

Langius stars for a Foothill High team that amassed a 27-1 league record and three Seaview League titles in her first three seasons. In 2009, she won her team's Coaches' and Most Improved awards, earning second-team All-SVL status. Also that season, she helped the Knights post an 18-7-1 record, a berth in the San Diego Section finals and a No. 12 state ranking. On the academic side, Langius is a four-year Scholar-Athlete, a 2009 US Lacrosse All-Academic honoree and the coordinator of her school's peer tutoring coordinator. She has also been awarded for her leadership, serving as ASB class president in 2007 and 2008.

Majka, a two-sport standout for Lake Forest High, will become the first Illinois native to play for UC Davis lacrosse. As a junior team captain in 2009, she earned second-team All-North Suburban Conference honors at goalkeeper, holding opponents to just 6.5 goals per game. The following summer, Majka earned a spot on the Western Great Lakes (Illinois-Wisconsin) team at the US Lacrosse national tournament. She is equally accomplished in field hockey, posting 17 shutouts to help lead the Scouts to a 20-1 record and a state title in 2008, earning all-state honors in the process.

Miller amassed 55 goals, 50 assists and 92 ground balls as a junior at Beckman High School, helping the Patriots tally a 19-4 record and a No. 8 final state ranking. For her part, she earned team and Pacific Coast League MVP honors while making the All-Orange County first team. Miller also took home All-Freelance League (first team) and All-OC (second team) acclaim as a sophomore, helping BHS advance to the Southern Section semifinals. Off the field, she volunteers at the Irvine animal shelter and has earned two Scholar-Athlete awards.

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