THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2010
Women’s lacrosse announces six additions during the early signing period
The JU women’s lacrosse team announced the signing of six student-athletes for the class of 2015 to join the Dolphins next spring. The newcomers will join a Dolphin squad which reached the conference tournament semi-finals in its inaugural season.

“We’re very pleased with our class of 2015 and hope that they will be able to come on campus and make an impact quickly,” said JU head coach Mindy McCord. “This group is going to bring more depth and competitiveness to our team. They’re a group of players that really want to help us take our program to the next level.”

Lauren Hincks, a 5-foot-5 midfielder from Edgewater High School (Md.), will join the Dolphins after playing for the state-champion Seahawks. During her time with CCLAX, the club team placed second in the Galaxy Nationals in 2007 and were the 2008 Tri-State National Champions.

Casey Schilling, a 5-foot-5 midfielder from St. Mary’s High School (Md.), will complete her second year on varsity this spring. She has played for both the CCLAX and Maryland United club teams and has received “2010 Under Armour All-Star” and “Washington D.C.-Area Underclassmen” honors.

Victoria Seitz, a 5-foot-1 midfielder from Dulaney High School (Md.), helped lead her team to regional and county championships in her sophomore and junior year, respectively.

Holly Ventimiglia, a 5-foot-5 midfielder from Patchogue-Medford High School (N.Y.), has been named the team captain for the Raiders this spring. She received all-division honors her junior season while scoring 38 goals and 12 assists, including eight goals in a single game. Her sophomore season, Ventimiglia totaled 22 goals and 10 assists and during her freshman campaign, she scored 18 goals and six assists. Her five years with the Long Island Yellow Jackets saw her earn “MVP” honors at the 2009 Galaxy Tournament.

Jessica Worcester, a 5-foot-6 midfielder from St. Mary’s Ryken High School (Md.), will be the team captain for the Knights this spring. During her junior season, Worcester recorded 42 goals and 18 assists. She received WCAC Second Team All-Conference and first-team all-county honors in 2010 while receiving a WCAC Honorable Mention both her sophomore and junior year.

Lily Yednock, a 5-foot-5 defender from Thomas Worthington High School (Ohio), joins JU after leading her team to the regional finals last season. During her junior season, Yednock led the team in ground balls and forced turnovers, receiving all-OCC honors, while her sophomore season saw the Cardinal reach the state final four. In club play for Midwestern Force, she received several all-tournament honors and “MVP” awards.