Mount St. Mary's Announces 2011 Recruiting Class

EMMITSBURG, Md. - Mount St. Mary's University women's lacrosse head coach Sonia LaMonica has announced that eight student-athletes have signed a National Letters of Intent. LaMonica's first recruiting class will enroll at the Mount in the fall of 2010.

Maggie Bathon (Pleasantville, N.Y./Pleasantville), Annie Battista (Forest Hill, Md./John Carroll), Lindsay Diaz (Timonium, Md./Dulaney), Gabe Little (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll), Shelby Lyles (Laurel, Md./St. Vincent Palotti), Mary MacAdam (Palmyra, N.J./Holy Cross), Bridget McGann (Highlands Ranch, Colo./Regis Jesuit) and Aubrey Rubino (Allendale, N.J./Northern Highlands Regional) will join the Mount women's lacrosse team for the 2011 campaign.

"We welcome our 2011 recruiting class with open arms and are excited for them to have an immediate impact on our building program," said LaMonica. "Each of these student-athletes will bring different attributes to our team and I look forward to mentoring these young women at the next level."

Bathon, a 5-5 defender, was a four-year letterwinner for the Pleasantville girl's lacrosse team in New York. A team captain in her senior season, she led the team in caused turnovers and to the league championship in her junior year with a 15-1-1 record. She was named to the All-League team in 2009.

Battista, a 5-5 defender, was a two-year letterwinner on the John Carroll girl's lacrosse team.

Diaz, a 5-5 defender, was a three-year letterwinner on the Dulaney girl's lacrosse team. She helped her team to the regional championship in her junior year and received academic recognition in her final two campaigns. Diaz was named to the Baltimore County Division I second-team selection as a senior.

Little, a local product and 5-8 defender, was a three-year letterwinner on the North Carroll girl's lacrosse team. Little served as team captain in her senior year and was named to the All-County second team once in her high school career.

Lyles, a 5-11 midfielder, was a four-year letterwinner on the St. Vincent Palotti girl's lacrosse team. A four-time IAAM conference All-Star, Lyles was named the IAAM Conference Player of the Week twice in 2008 when her squad won the conference championship. In her sophomore and junior campaigns, she registered 113 goals and 77 assists for 190 points along with 149 draw controls and 102 ground balls. She was named to the All-Met Honorable Mention by the Washington Post and finished in the Top-25 in scoring in her senior year.

MacAdam, a 5-5 midfielder/defender, was a four-year letterwinner on the Holy Cross girl's lacrosse team in New Jersey. She helped her team to the sectional finals in her junior year after advancing to the semifinals in her sophomore season. MacAdam posted 20 goals, 25 ground balls, 23 caused turnovers and 29 draw controls to garner All-South Jersey second-team recognition in 2009. She was named to the BCSL first team, the New Jersey All-State Jamboree and a WLCSJ Senior All-Star in her senior campaign.

McGann, a 5-4 attacker, was a four-year letterwinner on the Regis Jesuit girl's lacrosse team. A two-year team captain, McGann was named to the All-League first team, All-City team in her final two years and picked up nods for the U-19 Team in Colorado and Academic All-American honorable mention in 2009. She recorded 122 goals and 47 assists for 169 points in her career. McGann becomes the second Mount women's lacrosse player to hail from Colorado joining Ashley Johnson, who just completed her outstanding collegiate career in 2010.

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2010-07-20



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