Holy Cross Announces 2012-2013 Lacrosse Freshman Class

WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross head coach Stephanie Ridolfi has announced the 2012-2013 freshman class for the Crusaders. Katie Boyle (Devon, Pa.), MacKenzie Bozel (Hunt Valley, Md.), Kaitlin Concilio (Ridgewood, N.J.), Casey Drollinger (Mountain Lakes, N.J.), Lauren Perry (Merrimack, N.H.), Catherine Rutter (Summit, N.J.) and Margie Smith (Mountain Lakes N.J.) will join the Holy Cross program in the 2012-2013 academic year.

"We are very excited to welcome the class of 2016 to the Crusader Lacrosse Family," said Ridolfi. "This is one of the most versatile recruiting classes we've had in some time, and we look forward to getting them on the field for the fall season to match their talents with our strong core of returning players. We look for this freshman class to immediately challenge for playing time and raise the level of competition in practices and games. Their experience competing at the highest club and high school levels has prepared them for the challenges ahead. We are anxious to get them on campus and are proud to call them Crusaders."

Here is a look at the freshman class.

Name               Pos.   Ht.    Hometown / High School
Katie Boyle G 5-3 Devon, Pa. / Archbishop John Carroll
MacKenzie Bozel A 5-7 Hunt Valley, Md. / Notre Dame Prep
Kaitlin Concilio A 5-6 Ridgewood, N.J. / Ridgewood
Casey Drollinger M/D 5-5 Mountain Lakes, N.J. / Mountain Lakes
Lauren Perry M 5-5 Merrimack, N.H. / Merrimack
Catherine Rutter M/D 5-11 Summit, N.J. / Oak Knoll
Margie Smith M 5-6 Mountain Lakes N.J. / Mountain Lakes

Katie Boyle
Three-year member of the varsity lacrosse team at Archbishop John Carroll High School for coach Lorriane Beers ... earned second team All-League and All-Mainline honors ... named the team's MVP ... tallied a .600 save percentage ... team won the Philadelphia Catholic League championship and qualified for the state tournament all three years ... also played club lacrosse for Phantastix for coaches JoAnn Yusko and Sue Frazier ... team went undefeated during the 2011 summer season ... played two years of varsity soccer and was a team captain ... member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Thomas and Marianne Boyle ... has one brother (Thomas) and one sister (Claire).

MacKenzie Bozel
Member of the varsity lacrosse team at Notre Dame Preparatory School for coach Mary Bartel ... also played club lacrosse for TLC Lacrosse for coach Kait Gentry ... member of the cross country team ... member of National Honor Society and National Science Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Jeffrey and Diane Bozel ... her father was an All-American in lacrosse at Loyola (Class of 1987) and also played professionally for the Philadelphia Wings ... has two brothers (Dylan and Peyton) and one sister (Kelsi) ... sister, Kelsi, plays lacrosse at Georgetown (Class of 2013) and has earned All-Big East honors twice ... brother, Dylan, is a member of the lacrosse team at Rutgers (Class of 2015).

Kaitlin Concilio
Four-year member of the varsity lacrosse team at Ridgewood High School for coach Karla Mixon ... 2011-2012 US Lacrosse Academic All-American, 2010 Under Armour Underclassmen New Jersey team member and 2012 United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award winner ... as a senior she earned third team All-State, first team All-North Jersey, first team All-Bergen County, first team All-New Jersey Interscholastic Girls Lacrosse League and first team MSG Varsity's All-New Jersey honors ... received Star Ledger Player of the Week accolades in 2012 ... tallied 128 goals and 30 assists for a 158 career points ... ranked 10th all-time in school history in career goals ... her 70 goals as a senior in 2012 rank sixth all-time for a single-season at the school ... also posted 16 assists for 86 points as a senior ... team won the New Jersey Tournament of Champions from 2010-2011 and the Group 4 state championship from 2010-2012 ... also played for the Metro Lacrosse Club for coach Mary-Lynn McKee ... two-year member of the varsity soccer team ... earned 2011 second team All-Division Big North Conference honors ... member of National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Nicholas and Kathleen Concilio ... has one brother (Stephen) and one sister (Meghan).

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