Dartmouth Adds Seven Recruits to Its 2013 Lacrosse Roster

HANOVER, N.H. - Dartmouth women's lacrosse head coach Amy Patton has announced her incoming freshman class set to take the field for the first time in the 2013 season.

A talented group of seven individuals, they will join a team that is fresh off its first-ever Ivy League Tournament Championship as well as its secondconsecutive NCAA Tournament appearance in 2012.

The breakdown of the new players sees Patton add four midfielders and three attackers to a roster of 30.

Ingrid Hermanson, Attack, 6-1, Mountain Lakes, N.J./Mountain Lakes High School
Before Dartmouth: A three-sport athlete at Mountain Lakes High School in New Jersey as she played basketball, soccer and lacrosse...Recipient of the 2011-12 Female Scholar-Athlete Award presented by the Morris County Athletic Director's Association...Named to All-Morris County teams several times, including the second team twice...Named to the All-NJAC First Team as a junior in 2011 and a sophomore in 2010...A US Lacrosse Academic All-American her junior year...The Morris County Daily Record named her to its all-area second team as a junior after being tabbed to the first team her sophomore season...Also an accomplished basketball player with several accolades and recognitions from her time at Mountain Lakes.

Coach Patton on Hermanson: "Ingrid has a knack for getting open around the cage and is very strong at catching and shooting. She uses her size well on the draw and will be very effective in that role for us."

Liz Hyde, Midfield, 5-3, Chatham, N.J./Chatham High School
Before Dartmouth: Three-year player on the Chatham High School (NJ) lacrosse team...As a senior, helped lead her team to a 23-2 record and a State Group 2 Championship...Her team also was the Morris County Champion as well as the tournament winners and the state runner-up at the Tournament of Champions...Was a three-time State Group 2 Champion as her teams also won the title in 2010 (21-4) and 2011 (20-5)...Twice selected to the all-conference first team and was named to the All-New Jersey Third Team as a senior...Earned Morris County Tournament MVP honors as a sophomore...Also played soccer at Chatham, serving as a captain her final season...Was a second team all-conference soccer selection as a senior...Earned numerous outside accolades for her lacrosse accomplishments from local media outlets...A US Lacrosse Academic All-American as a junior.

Coach Patton on Hyde: "Liz is an incredibly smart player that is going to be very steady on both ends of the field. She understands the game and uses her uncanny ability to always be in the right place on the field to her advantage."

Jaclyn Leto, Midfield, 5-8, Chatham, N.J./Chatham High School
Before Dartmouth: A four-year lacrosse and soccer player at Chatham High School in N.J. ...As ajunior was tabbed the Morris County Player of the Year in 2011...In both her junior and senior season she earned First Team All-American, all-state, all-county and all-conference honors...She served as a captain her senior season...As a sophomore, was tabbed as a second-team all-county player...Helped her team to a Morris County and Group 2 State Championship her sophomore spring...Repeated as Group 2 NJ champion her junior season along with winning a conference title in 2011...As a senior, completed the three-peat of Group 2 and also claimed the Morris County title.

Coach Patton on Leto: "Jaclyn is a very smart and strong midfielder that will be effective at both ends of the field. She is good intransition and will create for us on the attack with her dodging skills."

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