Navy Welcomes Its Lacrosse Recruiting Class of 2018

ANNAPOLIS, Md. Navy women's lacrosse head coach Cindy Timchal has announced the program's 13-member incoming Class of 2018.

Headlining Navy's Class of 2018 is two-time US Lacrosse High School All-America First Team honoree Haley Fessenden. Fessenden earned All-America laurels in 2012 and 2013. Along with Fessenden, Martha Byrne also garnered First Team All-America honors in 2013. Kathleen Mills earned All-American Honorable Mention in 2012. Byrne, Mackenzie Orr and Suzelle Thomas earned US Lacrosse Academic All-America certificates in 2013, while Mills was honored in 2012.

The freshman class spans seven different states with eight student-athletes hailing from Maryland and one each from Alabama, California, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia. The class contains two attackers, one attacker/midfielder, seven midfielders, two defenders and one goalkeeper.

Navy finished the 2014 season 14-3 and competed in the Patriot League Tournament for the seventh consecutive season.

Name              Pos.   Ht.   Hometown/High School
Ingrid Boyum GK 5-9 Herndon, Va./The Madeira School
Martha Byrne M 5-9 Annapolis, Md./St. Mary's
Sarah Childress M 5-7 Annapolis, Md./Severna Park
Jenna Collins M 5-8 Clarksville, Md./River Hill
Julia Collins M 5-8 Clarksville, Md./River Hill
Carly Comitino A 5-5 Glen Head, N.Y./North Shore
Haley Fessenden M 5-8 Los Alamitos, Calif./Los Alamitos
Kathleen Mills D 5-8 Raleigh, N.C./Cardinal Gibbons
Mackenzie Orr M 5-7 Berwyn, Pa./Conestoga
Tara Siefert A 5-7 Annapolis, Md./St. Mary's
Arden Smith A/M 5-7 Arnold, Md./Broadneck
Blake Smith D 5-5 Sykesville, Md./Notre Dame Prep. School
Suzelle Thomas M 5-5 Birmingham, Ala./Episcopal


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