Senior Spotlight

Senior Spotlight : Parkway West High School Lacrosse Team

Parkway West Lacrosse Senior Spotlight

101 ESPN’s Senior Spotlight shines on Coach Emily Lovercheck and the Parkway West High School Lacrosse Team

Please read on to hear Coach Lovercheck describe each of her student athletes, and what makes them so special …

Lauren Ottensmeyer
Lauren is a 4 year Varsity Lacrosse Player for the Parkway West Girls Lacrosse Program and a Varsity captain this year. Lauren is a 3 year 1st Team All-Conference Player, 2 year All-Metro Player, and currently holds the Single Season Goal scoring record for the state with 116 goals. She earned this last year (she holds this spot with two other players). Lauren is an amazing players and plays midfield and attack.She is a leader on our offense and a threat anywhere on the field.Her lacrosse skills and knowledge makes her one of the top offensive scoring players in the state.She will be attending Youngstown University (D1) next year to continue playing lacrosse

Emily Lofgren
Emily is a 4 year Varsity Lacrosse Player at Parkway West High School.Emily was names 2nd Team All – Conference her Sophomore year, 1st Team All-Conference her Junior year and All-State her Junior year.She is also a 2 year Varsity Captain.On the field Emily is the Leader on defensive end, but with her athleticism and lacrosse field knowledge she is able to become a midfielder for us on transition.Before her Freshman year she had never played lacrosse, but still made Varsity because of her naturally athletic ability. Through dedication and hard work these past 4 years she has improved and is one of the top defenders in the state (as is proven by her being an All-State member last year). Emily is amazing individual and someone everyone on the team looks up to and goes to with questions

Katie Mendonsa
Katie is a 3 year Varsity Lacrosse Player for Parkway West High School. Last year she was named 2nd Team All-Conference and lead our team in assists.This year Katie was named a Varsity captain and is looked to as a leader on the Varsity team and in the program. Katie is a hard worker and is constantly working on improving her skills in the off season. She has worked hard these past 4 years to be a leader on our offense and someone that is great at seeing the open player in front of the goal. It is sad that Katie will not be able to see her hard work and dedication pay off this year because she is a player that was going to do great things

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