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Each year, the coaches honor individual players for their exemplary achievements on the field. Below is a list of the 2017 awards.
Offensive Player of the Year (dictated by stats)
  • Varsity: Erica Groenendaal
  • Junior Varsity: Gracie Alloway
  • U15: Caitlin Morris
  • U13: Matilda Bischof
Midfield Player of the Year (dictated by stats)
  • Varsity: Sylvia Grack
  • Junior Varsity: Shelby Sessamen
  • U15: Darby Blanchette
  • U13: Katie Netkowicz
Defensive Player of the Year (dictated by stats)
  • Varsity: Maura Keinath
  • Junior Varsity: Tara Lasher
  • U15: Riley Brereton
  • U13: Alexis Boyer
Unsung Hero Award. The unsung hero is someone who has contributed behind the scenes with her skill, time, and effort towards furthering the vision and mission of the McDowell Girls Lacrosse Program. Even though this player's work goes unnoticed, she focuses on results while showing enthusiasm and consistently going above and beyond.
  • Varsity: Mia Thornton
  • Junior Varsity: Lauren Messenger
  • U15: Sophia Szelinski
  • U13: Dakota Watkins
The Rising Star Award. This award goes to someone who is new to the sport and has demonstrated ongoing and exceptional growth in contribution to the sport and increased levels of leadership and responsibility.
  • High School: Karly Lewis
  • U15: Madison Ferraro
  • U13: Lexi Rich
Breakthrough Award. This award goes to an individual who has made the best or most significant breakthrough as a student-athlete during this season.
  • High School: Bianca Musone
  • Middle School: Allie Schiffer
Braveheart Award. This award goes to a player who shows leadership, sportsmanship, coach ability and hustle. This player embodies excellence both on and off the field, she gives 100% at practices and games, demonstrates great responsibility and high expectations, and respects the sport, her fellow athletes, and her coaches.
  • Varsity: Claire Tushak
  • Junior Varsity: Gianna Musone
  • U15: Erin Bright
  • U13: Rose Marie Rakowski
Heart of a Champion. This is our biggest award. It goes to someone who demonstrates the unwillingness to quit and displays a mental toughness and focus to settle for nothing less than greatness. She exemplifies the discipline, desire, focus, character and commitment to becoming a champion, and her statistics support this attitude.
  • Varsity: Rachel Tufts
  • Junior Varsity: Celeste Veitch
  • U15: Susie Yurkewicz
  • U13: Alex Panetta
First-Team All-District (selected by District 10 Coaches based on statistics)
  • Sylvia Grack
  • Rachel Tufts
  • Claire Tushak
  • Maura Keinath
Second Team All-District (selected by District 10 Coaches based on statistics)
  • Erica Groenendaal
  • Lexie Lamanna
  • Bianca Musone