2014 Harvard Lacrosse Recruiting Class Ranked Seventh

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Lisa Miller, the head coach of Harvard women's lacrosse, has announced the addition of seven student-athletes for the 2014 season as Marina Burke, Stephanie Carr, Emma Ford, Megan Hennessey, Maeve McMahon, Michelle Nesselbush and Marisa Romeo, make up the seventh best incoming freshman class this year, according to Inside Lacrosse.

The Class of 2017 comprises a defenseman, attackman, three midfielders and two attack/midfielders including Inside Lacrosse's No. 7 recruit in midfield/attackman Romeo. The newcomers that represent three different states will join a group of 19 returning players from last season.

Marina Burke | Midfield | 5-7 | Westwood, Mass. | Westwood
Named to incoming freshman Watch List by Inside Lacrosse ... Three year starter at midfield for Westwood ... Varsity lacrosse captain senior year ... 2013 Team MVP ... 2013 Tri-Valley League MVP ... 2012, 2013 Tri-Valley League All Star ... 2013 EMGLCA First Team All Star ... 2013 Under Armour All-American ... 2012 Under Armour New England Underclass Team ... 2013 US Lacrosse All-American ... 2013 Boston Globe All-Scholastic ... 2013 Boston Herald All-Scholastic ... 2012 Lower New England First-Team Member ... Division 1 South Champion 2010, 2011, 2012 ... Division 1 State Champion 2011, 2012 ... Undefeated regular seasons in 2011, 2013 ... 2012 National Tournament Championship with Lower New England team one ... Also four year starter at forward in soccer ... Captain junior and senior year ... Four time All Star ... Two time team MVP ... Three time EMGSCA all-star ... 2013 Under Armour Academic All-American ... 2012 Academic All-American ... Father, David Burke, '83 played hockey for Harvard.

Stephanie Carr | Attack/Midfield | 5-3 | Chatham, N.J. | The Pingry School
Winner of 12 varsity letters, four in tennis, winter track, and lacrosse ... 2010 All-Division selection ... Two-time NJSIAA Group 1 State Finalists ... Two time starter of the NJ Under Armour All-American Underclassmen Games in 2011 and 2012 ... #44 on ESPNHS top 50 Juniors in 2011 ... ESPNHS Watchlist in 2012 ... 2012 Pingry Winter Track Award ... Three-year starter at first doubles tennis ... Brother, Zachary Carr, played baseball at MIT (2008-12).

Emma Ford | Midfield | 5-8 | Skaneateles, N.Y. | Skaneateles
2013 varsity lacrosse captain ... 2010 honorable mention all-league ... 2011 second Team all-league ... 2012 and 2013 first team all-league ... 2013 All-Central New York Team ... All-Tournament Team for NY State Tournament ... 2013 Skaneateles Offensive MVP ... 2013 Auburn Citizen Lacrosse Athlete of the Year ... 2013 All-American ... Also lettered in indoor track and soccer ... Brother, Dan Ford '14, Harvard Men's Hockey Captain ... Aunt, Theresa Lynn, '13 attended Harvard Kennedy School.

Megan Hennessey | Attack | 5-2 | Winchester, Mass. | Winchester
2013 Lacrosse Captain ... 2011, 2012, 2013 Middlesex League All Star ... 2011, 2012, 2013 1at team Eastern Mass All Star ... 2013 all-state ... 2011, 2012, 2013 Boston Globe and Boston Herald All Scholastic ... 2013 Boston Globe Division 2 Player of the Year ... 2012, 2013 U.S. Lacrosse All-American ... 2013 Team MVP ... 2013 Academic All-American ... 2011, 2012 Under Armour All-American ... Four-time Middlesex League Champions, Division 2 North Sectional Champions, Division 2 State Finalists ... Selected to the Lower New England Team in 2012, winning the National Championship ... Holds six school records with 297 career goals, 165 career assists, 462 career points, 94 career games played, 57 assists in a season, 155 points in a season ... Also lettered in soccer, 2012 captain ... Sister,Sara Hennessey, plays Lacrosse at Holy Cross.

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