Assumption Announces Nine National Letter of Intent Signings

Worcester, Mass. (December 13) -- The Assumption College women's lacrosse program has announced the signing of nine student-athletes to National Letters of Intent for the Class of 2018, as announced by fourth-year head coach Abbey Capobianco.

"We could not be more excited to welcome this recruiting class to our team," said coach Capobianco. "They make up the biggest, most-diverse group of talented student-athletes to enter Assumption Lacrosse in program history. Each has excelled on the lacrosse field while maintaining high academic achievement. We anticipate their transition to collegiate-level lacrosse will be seamless, providing an immediate impact to our already-skilled roster."

Meghan Cushing - Midfield
Hometown/High School: Gorham, Maine/Gorham High School
Honors: All-Conference Rookie as a freshman ... Second Team All-Conference as a sophomore ... All-Conference First Team as a junior ... Won the Kristin Amato Lacrosse Award for dedication and team play ... Three-time captain elect ... Two-time member of the Maine National Team as a sophomore and junior ... In soccer, was a two-time All-Conference and All-Academic player and an ODP team member .... High honors student and a member of the National Honor Society.
Club Team: Maineiax, Head Coach Lauren Reid

Morgan Cushing - Defender
Hometown/High School: Gorham, Maine/Gorham High School
Honors: Second Team All-Conference as a junior ... Won the Kristin Amato Lacrosse Award for dedication and team play ... Three-time captain elect ... Member of the Maine National Team as a junior ... In soccer, was a three-time All-Conference and All-Academic player and an ODP team member .... High honors student and a member of the National Honor Society.
Club Team: Maineiax, Head Coach Lauren Reid

Genevieve (Gigi) Eliopoulos - Defender
Hometown/High School: Hollis, N.H./Hollis Brookline High School
Honors: 2013 Honorable Mention All-State selection ... 2013 All-Area First Team All-Star ... 2013 Team Most Valuable Player ... Member of the 2013 New Hampshire/Vermont National Lacrosse Team Member ... Also plays field hockey.
Club Team: Granite State Elite, Head Coach Holly Drown

Amanda Frank - Midfield
Hometown/High School: Acton, Mass./Acton-Boxborough Regional High School
Honors: Dual County League First Team All-Star ... Lowell Sun Second Team All-Star ... Boston Globe High 5 Player of the Week ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Will also play field hockey at Assumption ... In field hockey, she was a Lowell Sun Second Team All-Star and won the team's Unsung Hero Award ... Her field hockey team captured the 2013 North Division Championship in 2013, the 2012 State Championship and advanced to the 2011 North Division Finals.
Club Team: IAS High School Head Coach: Scott Biron

Erin Gildea - Midfield
Hometown/High School: Boca Raton, Fla./Pope John Paul II High School
Honors: Three-time First Team All-District ... Honorable Mention All-Area selection ... Third Team All-Area ... Two-time Palm Beach Post All-County All-Star ... Second Team Sun Sentinel All-Star ... Two-time winner of the Coaches Award ... Member of the U19 South Florida National Team ... Member of the Brine Florida All-American Team ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Club Team: Lady Swashbucklers

Caitlin Graves - Midfield
Hometown/High School: Ashland, Mass./Ashland High School
Honors: Member of the Lower New England National Team #3 in 2013 ... Two-time Tri-Valley League All-Star in 2012 and 2013 ... Posted 150 goals and 51 assists ... Standout field hockey and basketball player at Ashland High School ... Member of the National Honor Society in 2012 and 2013.
Club Team: Mass Elite, Head Coach Meredith Frank

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