Delaware Signs Seven Lacrosse Recruits for 2014-2015

NEWARK, Del. -- University of Delaware lacrosse head coach Kateri Linville has announced the signing of seven high school standouts who have signed National Letters of Intent with UD and will begin playing for the Blue Hens during the 2014-15 season.

Sarah Ashwood, Becky Gohsler, Haley Ensor, Alie Kamm, Anne Keim, Sara Laudermilch, and Megan Santoleri will enroll at Delaware next fall and comprise the Blue Hens' Class of 2018.

Ashwood, a midfielder from Manchester, Md., is a member of the lacrosse team at Hereford High School who also competes with the Diamonds Club Team. A 4x1 mile indoor track All-American, Ashwood is also a team captain on the Hereford soccer team.

"Sarah is a track star - known for her speed and endurance," Linville said. "She is the type of athlete who is going to keep getting better every practice and game. A top performer in pressure situations, Sarah is likely to make an immediate impact in the Delaware program."

Gohsler, a midfielder from Mendham, N.J., is a first team All-Conference, first team All-County, and second team All-State honoree who plays at West Morris Mendham High School. A honorable mention All-County soccer player, Gohsler is an honor roll student who also is a member of the National Honor Society.

"Becky is a rising star," Linville noted. "Her game and confidence surged during playoffs in her junior season. Becky will add speed, quickness, and stick skills to our midfield unit. She is likely to contribute to our success in her first year."

Ensor, a goalkeeper from Bel Air, Md., was named the team's Rookie of the Year in 2012 at North Harford High School and was picked as a key newcomer by The Aegis as a sophomore. She also has been a four-year member of the North East Maryland Select squad, leading the team to the Upper Atlantic Tournament Championship.

"Haley is a game-changing goalie," Linville stated. "She has quick hands, which allow her to make big saves. Her game intelligence and athleticism have helped to establish herself as a leader between the pipes and a playmaker outside the crease. Haley will be relied upon to contribute to our success in her first year."

Kamm, a midfielder from Severn, Md., is a two-year member of the Archbishop Spalding High School squad who stood out at the Champion's Cup in Downingtown, Pa. Kamm is also an accomplished runner, as she is the top runner on the Archbishop Spalding cross country and was a member of the school's 4x800 meter relay team that qualified for Nationals. A Principal's and honor roll student, Kamm is a two-year member of the National Honor Society.

"Alie is a graceful player to watch," Linville commented. "She has good speed and a high lacrosse IQ, which allows her to read plays and make smart decisions in critical situations. Alie will add skill and vision to our offensive unit. She is likely to contribute to our success in her first year."

Keim, a defender from Moorestown, N.J., is a three-year letterwinner for a Moorestown High School team that was ranked second in the nation by A second team All-Burlington County selection in 2013, Keim has twice earned South Jersey All-Region honors and was selected to the U.S. Lacrosse National Team. Keim is also a soccer standout at Moorestown, leading the squad to a pair of New Jersey State Group 3 Finals and earning second team All-Burlington County accolades.

"Anne is a top defender for a championship program in New Jersey," Linville said. "She expects success and works hard to achieve it. Known for her quick feet and straight forward speed, Anne is likely to be assigned to shut down the opponent's top attacker. As a match-up defender and leader in the defensive unit, Anne will make an immediate impact in the program."

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