Grand Valley State Adds 20 Recruits for 2012 Debut

Allendale, Mich. - Grand Valley State head women's lacrosse coach Alicia Groveston announced the signing of 20 student-athletes to attend and play lacrosse for the Lakers. The 2010 recruiting class is the first-ever for the newly added women's lacrosse program and consists of 20 players from Michigan and Ohio. The Lakers are slated to begin intercollegiate competition during the spring of 2012.

"We are excited to begin practice and embrace the fact that we are a completely new program," said Groveson. "We were able to bring in some outstanding players and it says a lot about the mental makeup of our young ladies knowing that the 2010-2011 year will be dedicated to nothing but practice."

Name                   Pos.  Ht.   Hometown/High School/Last College
Trisha Blake D 5-4 Casco, Mich./Richmond (Port Huron United)
Kelsey Bragg M 5-6 Fenton, Mich./Kalamazoo College
Nikki Cerovec A 5-3 Highland, Mich./Hartland
Jessica Dalton G 5-1 Medina, Ohio
Allyson Fritts M 5-6 Howell, Mich./Flint Powers Catholic
Michelle Gagliardi M 5-7 East Lansing, Mich./Lansing CC
Mackenzie Grzeskowiak D 5-4 Brighton, Mich.
Kara Hogan A 5-5 Farmington Hills, Mich./North Harrison
Rachel Iturralde M 5-4 South Lyon, Mich./Detroit-Mercy
Annie Laurie Medonis M/D 5-6 Fenton, Mich./Northville
Katie Mitteer D 5-5 Middleville, Mich./Caledonia
Alexia O'Connor D 5-5 Rockford, Mich.
Jodie Parker A 5-5 Orion, Mich./Lake Orion
Roxanne Rosema M 5-5 Belmont, Mich./Rockford
Rebecca Seeds M 5-4 Lake Orion, Mich.
Ashley Stoltenberg A 5-2 Fenton, Mich./Hartland
Kelsei Streeter M 5-3 Rockford, Mich.
Samantha Szegedi M 5-2 South Lyon, Mich.
Julie Vander Male D 5-2 Midland, Mich.
Tara Visser M 5-4 Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian


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