Lacrosse

Overview

St. Francis Lacrosse

4-Time Sac Valley Lacrosse Conference Champions

2009, 2010, 2011, 2013

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Brust to Play Lacrosse at Puget Sound

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Recent graduate Sarah Brust ’17 will play lacrosse for Puget Sound this fall.

Brust, who will study exercise science, was contacted by the Puget Sound coach after being accepted to the school. She had reached out originally earlier in her career but had decided to hang up her stick in college. As her high school career came to end this spring, she started having doubts.

Season highlight

2017 Lacrosse Highlights

St. Francis went 10-7 on the season under Head Coach Julia Southard, advancing to the North Coast Section playoffs. SF was defeated by 17-3 in the first round by California.

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Lacrosse Earns North Coast Section Berth

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis lacrosse team is seeded 15th in the North Coast Section bracket and will play at No. 2 California in the bracket released by the North Coast Section. The game will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10 in San Ramon.

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Lacrosse Earns Playoff Spot with Win over Christian Brothers

RACHO CORDOVA, Calif. – Senior Sarah Westover scored seven times and added three assists as St. Francis defeated Christian Brothers 19-3 in the annual Holy Stix matchup.

“It was a total team effort from the goalie to our lowest attacker,” said Head Coach Julia Southard. “The team was hyped before the game. It is always a big game with Christian Brothers and I kept saying let’s be the better team in Sacramento. I think we proved that tonight.”

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Spring Signing Day Highlights St. Francis Students

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Twelve St. Francis seniors have committed to play a sport in college during the spring signing period that started Wednesday and were celebrated at a ceremony at the school today. Overall, 17 St. Francis student-athletes from the Class of 2017 have made commitments or signed a National Letter-of-Intent this year.

The Troubadours made commitments to schools including Duke and Stanford and several California schools from American River College to UC San Diego. The Troubies will travel as far as away as New Hampshire to play softball at Saint Anselm.

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Passantino to Sign with Tennessee Wesleyan for Lacrosse

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Senior Grace Passantino will continue her lacrosse career at Tennessee Wesleyan next fall. She will participate in the St. Francis Signing day Celebration on April 12.

“I plan to attend Tennessee Wesleyan in Athens, Tenn.,” said Passantino. “It started with a recruiting process and visit. I got a sense of the school and the team. It seemed like a great fit because the girls were so accepting and loving.”

Tennessee Wesleyan is a member of the Appalachian Athletic Conference and competes in the NAIA.

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Lacrosse Wins Senior Night over Bella Vista

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. – Senior Grace Passantino had four goals and sophomore Jade Borg and junior Juliette Vielhauer each added three goals as the St. Francis lacrosse team posted a 19-2 win over Bella Vista.

The Troubadours recognized their six seniors in a ceremony before the game, including Sarah Brust, Emily Bish, Kismit Gill, Avery Myers, Passantino and Sarah Westover. SF built a 13-1 lead in the first half and cruised to the victory. The Troubies improved to 7-3 and 3-1.

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Lacrosse Defeats Vista 15-3

MATHER, Calif. – The St. Francis lacrosse team completed the season sweep with a 15-3 win over Vista del Lago on Tuesday.

“It was a big team effort and we got a lot of people involved,” said Head Coach Julia Southard. “Our offense looked pretty fluid and we were capitalizing on our scoring opportunities.”

Jade Borg, Sarah Westover and Grace Barger each scored three times in the win.

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Get to Know: Lacrosse’s #16 Sarah Westover

Sarah Westover is in her fourth season with the St. Francis lacrosse program. She has scored 101 goals in her career after her six-goal performance against Palo Alto on Tuesday. She has signed to play next year at USC. She has chickens, horses, two dogs and used to have a turkey named Fred.

How is your senior season going?
“It is going really good. Senioritis is really kicking in. This season has been awesome. We have really been taking it and dominating. I am really looking forward to college.”

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Westover Records 100th Career Goal in Win at Palo Alto

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Senior Sarah Westover, a USC signee, scored six goals to help St. Francis to a 17-8 win over Palo Alto Tuesday night. Westover, who entered the season with 83 goals, notched her 100th goal with her fifth goal of the game and added a sixth to finish with 101 for her career.

St. Francis improved to 5-1 on the season entering the match with Sacramento Valley Lacrosse rival Oak Ridge on Friday at Mather Sports Complex.

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Get to Know: Lacrosse’s #4 Avery Myers

Avery Myers is in her second season with the varsity lacrosse program after playing two seasons with basketball. She averaged 6.7 points per game as a sophomore. She saw action in 12 games last season, recording 11 ground balls and five takeaways. Avery’s sister, Miranda, graduated from St. Francis in 2015 and runs at Northern Arizona.

How is your senior season going in your second season with lacrosse?
“It is going pretty well. My stick skills are improved but I am still out of shape. That will pass with time.”

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Alumna Carpenter Named Mountain East Player of the Week

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – Lyndsay Carpenter has been tabbed the Mountain East Conference women’s lacrosse defensive player of the week.
 
Carpenter, a junior defender from Sacramento, California, guided the Cardinals defense to its first ever victory over a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) opponent last Tuesday.  The Cardinals held Edinboro to 11 goals on their way to a 13-11 victory.
 

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Get to Know: Lacrosse’s #6 Emily Bush

Emily Bush will be playing in her fourth season on the varsity in 2017 and has scored 17 career goals. She will be attending the Naval Academy in the fall. She has been to Guam five times in her life, visiting family on her mother’s side. She has an older brother and sister.  

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Lacrosse Completes Bay Area Sweep

MENLO, Calif. – The St. Francis lacrosse team continued its early season momentum with a 12-9 win over Menlo-Atherton on Saturday to complete the two-game overnight trip to the Bay Area.

“We knew coming in we were going to be tired,” said Head Coach Julia Southard. “Our leadership group is an incredible force on our team and they knew what they needed to do to get the job done. Our seniors carried us on a tough day.”

St. Francis fell behind early 4-1 in the first half but rallied to score seven unanswered goals.

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Lacrosse Wins Battle of St. Francis

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Sophomore Jade Borg and senior Sarah Westover combined for nine goals to lead the St. Francis lacrosse team to a 13-4 win over St. Francis Mountain View Friday night in the first game of two-day trip to the Bay Area.

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Lacrosse Opens with 11-8 Win

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. – Senior Grace Passentino scored four times as St. Francis posted an 11-8 win over Justin Siena in the season opening match on Thursday. Senior Sarah Westover added three goals in the win. The Troubies also got goals from Rachel Wick, Juliette Vielhauer, Emily Bush and Jade Borg. The Troubadours travel to St. Francis Mountain View on Friday.

St. Francis 11, Justin Siena 8

SF – Passentino 4, Westover 3, Wick, Vielhauer, Bush, Borg.

Roster

2017 Varsity Lacrosse Roster

No. Name Pos. Ht. Class Hometown
00 Maggie Pinkston G 5-7 Junior Elk Grove
01 Kate Macintyre G 5-5 Sophomore Sacramento
2 Rachel Wick A 5-10 Junior Carmichael
3 Kismet Gill d 5-0 Senior Sacramento
4 Avery Myers D 5-3 Senior Carmichael
5 Juliette Vielhauer M 5-4 Junior El Dorado Hills
6 Emily Bush D 5-6 Senior Elk Grove
7 Anna Kenyon M 5-4 Junior Davis
8 Gabby Bauman A 5-8 Freshman Cameron Park
9 Grace Passantino A 5-2 Senior Cameron Park
10 Nikki Morissette M 5-3 Sophomore Carmichael
11 Nicole Frank A 5-8 Junior Granite Bay
12 Grace Barger A 5-5 Freshman Davis
13 Judy Cates D 5-3 Freshman Wilton
14 Morgan Kelley A 5-7 Freshman El Dorado Hills
15 Nicole Hopkins D 5-6 Junior Sacramento
16 Sarah Westover M 5-6 Senior Shingle Springs
17 Kristen Bartow D 5-7 Junior Auburn
18 Jade Borg A 5-2 Sophomore Sacramento
19 Sarah Brust D/G 5-6 Senior Sacramento
20 Sophia Casentini D 5-8 Freshman Sacramento
24 Jorie Keitges G 5-6 Sophomore Carmichael
26 Libby Price A 5-7 Junior Sacramento

Head Coach: Julia Southard (Second Season). Assistant Coach: Paul Brust

Roster by Class – Seniors (6): Sarah Brust, Emily Bush, Kismet Gill, Avery Myers, Grace Passantino, Sarah Westover. Juniors (8): Kristen Bartow, Nicole Frank, Nicole Hopkins, Anna Kenyon, Maggie Pinkston, Libby Price, Juliette Vielhauer, Rachel Wick. Sophomores (4): Jade Borg, Jorie Keitges, Kathryn Macintyre, Nikki Morissette. Freshman (4): Gabby Bauman, Sophia Casentini, Judy Cates, Morgan Kelley,

Returning Letterwinners (10): Jade Borg, Sarah Brust, Emily Bush, Kismet Gill, Kate Macintyre, Avery Myers, Grace Passantino, Maggie Pinkston, Juliette Vielhauer, Sarah Westover.

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2017 Junior Varsity Lacrosse Roster

No. Name Ht. Class Hometown
1 Juliet Sasaura 5-1 Freshman Roseville
2 Katie Pascual Freshman Freshman Roseville
6 Brooke Spencer 5-2 Freshman Carmichael
7 Grace Paynter 5-5 Freshman Loomis
8 Suzanne Salazar 5-1 Freshman Sacramento
9 Sydney Wagnon 5-4 Freshman Sacramento
10 Caroline Rader 5-8 Sophomore Folsom
13 Gabi Parish 5-4 Freshman Rancho Cordova
13 Emma Sanders 5-7 Sophomore Davis
14 Brielle Davis   Freshman  
15 Megan Russo 5-5 Sophomore El Dorado Hills
16 Kristi Cordano   Freshman  
17 Natalie Chan 5-10 Sophomore Sacramento
18 Safi Peragallo 5-1 Freshman Sacramento
19 Jeannette Sullivan 5-7 Freshman Sacramento
20 Rylee Turner 5-2 Sophomore Granite Bay
22 Kyla Largent 5-1 Freshman Roseville
23 Aine Colgan 5-8 Sophomore Folsom
24 Ashley Ngo 5-4 Sophomore Granite Bay
25 Rose Conlin 5-0 Sophomore Sacramento
  Eva Barkett   Freshman Sacramento
  Jahnavi Mehta   Freshman Folsom
  Tara Keene   Freshman Carmichael

Head Coach: Paul Brust

 

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Lacrosse Tryouts Start Feb. 6

Lacrosse Tryouts; starting Monday, February 6. 2017 from 4pm-6pm @ Mather Field.

The lacrosse program welcomes people of all experience levels.  Especially those who are new to the sport!! Please have your physical on file with the Athletic Department before the start of tryouts. For more information, please contact coach Julia Southard. southard.julia@gmail.com

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Lacrosse Preseason Conditioning 

The Lacrosse team will be doing preseason conditioning starting Tuesday, January 17 and will meet every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday until the official start of practice. Players should meet in the gym lobby. Physicals must be on file with Athletic Trainer Kelly Ketcham. 

Athletic schedule

2017 Lacrosse Schedule

Date Opponent Site TIme/Result
Feb. 18 at Davis Playday Davis HS All Day
Feb. 28 Justin Siena (JV/V) Mather 5:30/7:00 p.m.
March 3 at St. Francis MV St. Francis MV 5:30/7:00 p.m.
March 4 at Menlo Atherton Menlo 12:00/1:30 p.m.
March 7 Cardinal Newman Mather 5:00/6:30 p.m.
March 10 at Vista del Lago Vista del Lago TBA
March 14 at Palo Alto (JV/V) Palo Alto 5:30/7:00 p.m.
March 17 Oak Ridge* (JV/V) Mather 5:30/7:00 p.m.
March 21 Vista del Lago* (JV/V) Mather 5:30/7:00 p.m.
March 24 at Oak Ridge* (JV/V) Oak RIdge 4:00/5:30 p.m.
March 28 Bella VIsta* (JV/V) Mather 5:30/7:00 p.m.
March 31 at Casa Roble* (V) Casa Roble 7:00 p.m.
April 4 at Davis* (JV/V) Davis 5:30/7:00 p.m.
April 6 at Bishop O’dowd Bishop O’dowd 5;00/6:30 p.m.
April 7 at Rio Americano (JV) Rio 5:30 p.m.
April 25 Granite Bay* (JV/V) Mather 5:30/7:00 p.m.
April 28 Christian Brothers Mather 5:30/7:00 p.m.
May 2 League Playoffs TBA TBA
May 5 League Playoffs TBA TBA
May 10 NCS Playoffs TBA TBA
May 12/13 NCS Playoffs TBA TBA
May 16 NCA Playoffs TBA TBA
May 17 NCS Playoffs TBA TBA

Varsity and JV Home games played at Mather Sports Center

* Sacramento Valley Lacrosse League

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Three Seniors Ink Commitments to Play in College

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Three St. Francis seniors participated in the NLI/College Commitment Celebration hosted on the St. Francis campus Wednesday morning. Volleyball’s Claire Barbe (Gonzaga) and lacrosse standout Sarah Westover (University of Southern California) joined classmate Grace Reginato (Rowing, San Diego State) in participating in the event.

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Westover to Play Lacrosse at USC

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis senior Sarah Westover has committed to play lacrosse at USC and will sign with the Trojans on Nov. 9.

“This year after my official visit and being in the life of USC, I am really excited to get there and experience it,” said Westover, who originally committed to the Trojans as a sophomore. “They are such a family. They are all about winning as well as your well-being.”

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Lacrosse Fall Conditioning

WHEN: Monday & Wednesdays: 3:15-4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Meet in Gym Foyer
WHAT DAYS: First Day 9/14 - Last Day 12/7 (No conditioning on the following dates: 10/10, 10/24, 10/26, 11/23) 

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St. Francis Named NFHS Network Select School for TroubieTV

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis Catholic High School has earned recognition as one of 88 schools of distinction from the NFHS Network for the efforts of the Sports Media Club in producing TroubieTV.

TroubieTV produced 58 events in 2015-16 including games and contests from the sports of basketball, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, volleyball and water polo. They also showcased the three St. Francis National Letter-of-Intent celebrations, the Homecoming Pep Rally and International Night among the other broadcasts.

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St. Francis Renews Agreement with adidas Team Sports

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis Catholic High School has renewed its exclusive partnership with adidas Team Sports for four years, Athletic Director Mark McGreevy announced.

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St. Francis Athletics Partners with SportsLeader

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis High School and the Troubadour Athletic Department will partner with SportsLeader over the next four years to implement their Catholic virtue-based formation program for coaches.

“In offering athletics programs at St. Francis we seek to use sport as a context for physical, intellectual, and spiritual growth,” said Athletic Director Mark McGreevy. “Our partnership with Sports Leader represents a continuation of that great Troubie tradition in a very intentional way.”

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Troubie Sports Camps Photos 2016

Season highlight

2016 Lacrosse Highlights

  • St. Francis went 8-10 on the season under Co-Head Coaches Spenser Ruvalcaba and Julia Southard. The Troubadours lost to Oak Ridge in the semifinals of the Sacramento Valley Lacrosse League playoffs.
  • St. Francis placed six players on the Sacramento Valley Lacrosse Conference All-League team, including first-team selection Sarah Westover as selected by the league coaches.
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Lacrosse Falls at Oak Ridge in Conference Semifinals

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. – Top-seeded Oak Ridge advanced to the finals of the Sacramento Valley Lacrosse Conference with a 15-9 victory over St. Francis Tuesday night. But the Troubadours second-half rally pushed Oak Ridge until the end.

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Lacrosse Closes Regular Season on Senior Night

FAIR OAKS, Calif. – The celebration had to wait a week but it still was a special night for the nine St. Francis lacrosse seniors who played their final regular season game Friday night, defeating Bella Vista 18-5.

“Senior night meant a lot because this is four years wrapped up in a game,” said Erika Palmer. “Even though we started slow in the beginning, we finished out so strong. It made me so happy and proud of my team.”

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Lacrosse Senior Game

The Lacrosse program celebrated their nine seniors Friday night before the game against Bella Vista.

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Lyndsey Carpenter ‘14 Earns All-Conference Honor

Lyndsay Carpenter (So. · Defender · Sacramento, Calif.) ‘14 earned Mountain East Conference second team honors for Wheeling Jesuit this season. She caused 13 turnovers, winning 11 draw controls, picking up 36 ground balls, and scoring four goals. In seven different games, Carpenter finished with three or more groundballs.

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Lacrosse Falls to Granite Bay in League Match

GRANITE BAY, Calif. – St. Francis fell to Granite Bay on Tuesday night 19-7 despite four goals from senior Maggie Anderson.

The Troubadours also got goals from Sarah Westover, Meg Anderson and Megan Hoffeditz. Westover had eight draw controls and freshman goalie Kate MacIntyre recorded six ground balls and made 12 saves on the night.

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Get to Know: Lacrosse’s #10 Marin Anderson

Marin Anderson is a fourth-year lacrosse player who is a two-year letter winner for the Troubadours. She is considering Portland, Seattle and Montana for school next year. She plans to study chemistry. Her favorite movie is Forrest Gump.

What does graduating from St. Francis High School mean to you?
“It is a great accomplishment.”

Have you made any college plans?
“I probably will be attending the University of Portland. 

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Get to Know: Lacrosse’s #23 Zoe Pearlman

Zoe Pearlman is a two-year letter winner and four-year member of the lacrosse program. She will be attending the University of Michigan and plans to study architecture and engineering. She was born in Baltimore, where she attended a service trip this summer associated with the school. She likes to paint and play the piano in her free time. 

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Lacrosse Wins Holy Stix over Christian Brothers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Junior Sarah Westover scored in overtime to give St. Francis a 10-9 win over Christian Brothers.

“It is the most satisfying feeling in the world,” said Westover. “We worked so hard and there were a bunch of weird calls. The fact that we were able to capitalize and get the ball back and finish to the end was so satisfying.”

Seven student-athletes have signed or committed to plays sports at collegiate programs across the nation in conjunction with the third NCAA National Signing Day. Overall, St. Francis has 25 student-athletes from the class of 2016 playing sports in college this fall.
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2016 St. Francis Spring Signing Day

Seven student-athletes have signed or committed to plays sports at collegiate programs across the nation in conjunction with the third NCAA National Signing Day. Overall, St. Francis has 25 student-athletes from the class fo 2016 playing sports in college this fall.

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Lacrosse Falls to Granite Bay

MATHER, Calif. – St. Francis fell to Granite Bay on Tuesday 20-8 at Mather Sports Complex. Junior Sarah Westover scored three times for the Troubadours and Grace Passantino and Meg Anderson added two goals each in the loss.

“I think we worked really hard,” said Meg Anderson. “But we still need to practice harder and push each other so we can improve on both ends offensively and defensively so can come out stronger next time.”

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Lacrosse Falls to Davis in League Game

MATHER, Calif. – The St. Francis lacrosse team fell behind early but rallied to play a solid second half in a 16-5 loss to Davis Friday night.

“We have been practicing a lot about being positive all the time,” said Co-Head Coach Spenser Rubalcaba. “We have working through adversity. They were able to come back at the end of this game and bring up their energy. They really brought that to the second half and we need to play like that all the time. They are capable of it. They just need to execute it.”

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Get to Know: Lacrosse’s #21 Megan Hoffeditz

Megan Hoffeditz began playing lacrosse freshmen season and is in her fourth season with the St. Francis program. She is planning to become a Creighton Blue Jay and study nursing. She enjoys her job at Jamba Juice and shopping.

Why have you been attracted to lacrosse?
“I used to play volleyball and soccer and I was just a player on the field. With lacrosse, we are a team and it is not just one person. It is the whole team that matters. We are big on making the whole team better rather than make the one star on the field.”

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Maggie Anderson to Play Lacrosse at Walsh

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis senior Maggie Anderson has committed to play lacrosse at Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio and will participate in the Signing Day Celebration on April 13.

“The reason I want to play college lacrosse is because I love the game,” said Anderson. “I started playing when I was 10 to annoy my older brother and I fell in love with the sport. There is something I found with lacrosse that I didn’t find in soccer or any other sport or activity. There was just something I loved about it and connected to.”

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Lacrosse Defeats Justin-Siena

NAPA, Calif. – Jade Borg scored five goals and Maggie Anderson added four in a 17-8 victory over Justin-Siena Tuesday night.

Borg scored five goals and added two assists. Grace Passantino led the team with three assists. Mia Bonini and Erika Palmer both had multiple-goal games and Meg Anderson and Megan Hoffeditz tallied scores in the game.

Palmer and Passantino led the team with five and four ground balls, respectively. Meg Anderson was efficient on the draw, controlling 4 out of five, while Maggie Anderson recorded 8 out of 12.

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Lacrosse Wins Battle of St. Francis

MATHER, Calif. – St. Francis built a three-goal lead in the second half and held on for a 11-10 win as Maggie Pinkston stopped two shots in the final seconds to defeat St. Francis of Mountain View 11-10 Friday night.

“We totally gritted that game out,” said Co-Head Coach Julia Southard. “We had a lot of team connections and it was a total team effort.  It was the first time we have that this season.”

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Get to Know: Lacrosse’s #13 Kelly Chavez

Kelly Chavez is a senior on the St. Francis lacrosse team. She is still waiting to hear back from colleges but hopes to study economics at a school in the South. She has been inspired by her service trips and hopes to return to make a difference.

What do you want to make out of your final months at St. Francis?
“I want to make memories with my friends and hang out even on school nights.”

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Lacrosse Posts Big Win over Bella Vista

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Six players had two or more goals and eight players scored overall in a 19-2 victory over Bella Vista Tuesday night at Mather Sports Complex.

Junior Sarah Westover scored a team-high five goals and recorded two assists and had 10 draw controls. Senior Meg Anderson scored three times and won 3-of-4 draw controls and recorded a team-best five ground balls. Freshman Jade Borg also had three goals in the win.

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Lacrosse Drops Weekend Finale in Overtime

PLEASONTON, Calif. – The St. Francis lacrosse team had a great team effort in a 10-9 overtime loss to Foothill Saturday afternoon to close out a two-game Bay Area road trip.

St. Francis (2-5) got goals from six different players in the loss. Junior midfielder Sarah Westover scored three goals and added an assist and freshmen Jade Borg had two goals and two assists. Senior Maggie Anderson tallied three points with a goal and two assists.

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Get to Know: Lacrosse’s #6 Erika Palmer

Erika Palmer is in her fourth season with the St. Francis lacrosse program. She is a two-time All-League selection. She is undecided on her college choice but is considering Fresno State, Chico State and Sonoma State.

What are your hopes and dreams for senior lacrosse season?
“My hopes are to play as one team very united and after every game I left everything out on the field with no regrets.”

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Lacrosse Falls to Oak Ridge

EL DORADO, Calif. – Oak Ridge posted a 13-6 win over St. Francis Tuesday night in a Sacramento Valley Lacrosse League matchup.

The Trojans out-scored the Troubadours 9-2 in the second half to pull away after the teams were tied at 4 at the half.

Meg Anderson, Erika Palmer, Maggie Anderson and Jade Borg scored in the first half. The teams were tied at 5 after Sarah Westover scored in the second. But Oak Ridge scored eight unanswered goals  to pull out the win. Emily Bush scored late to cut the final margin to 7.

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Lacrosse Wins 10-9 over Palo Alto

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. – Freshman Jade Borg scored the game winner with 13 seconds remaining to help St. Francis to a 10-9 victory over Palo Alto Saturday in rainy and blustery conditions at Mather Sports Complex.

“It was really good,” said Borg of the game winner. “It was a nice assist. It was hard at the beginning (playing in the conditions) but you just had to push past the rain. In the end, you did not notice it was raining.”

Borg’s goal, one her three on the day, came in the final seconds on an assist by Sarah Westover.

2016 St. Francis Varsity Lacrosse : Back Row (L to R): Rhyann O’Mara, Maggie Pinkston, Jade Borg, Kelly Chavez, Erika Palmer, Megan Hoffeditz, Marin Anderson, Avery Myers, Kate Macintyre. Back Row (L to R): Assistant Coach Sara Fitzsimon, Grace Passantino, Kismet Gill, Sarah Brust, Zoe Pearlman, Maggie Anderson, Hailey Bailey, Sarah Westover, Juliette Vielhauer, Meg Anderson, Co-Head Coach Julia Southard and Co-Head Coach Spenser Brown Ruvalcaba.
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2016 Varsity Lacrosse Roster

No. Name Pos. Ht. Class Hometown
2 Rhyann O’Mara D 5-2 Junior Cameron Park
3 Kismet Gill D 5-0 Junior Sacramento
5 Juliette Vielhauer M 5-4 Sophomore El Dorado Hills
6 Erika Palmer M 5-5 Senior El Dorado Hills
8 Hannah Bailey D 5-10 Senior Roseville
9 Grace Passantino A 5-2 Junior Cameron Park
10 Marin Anderson D 5-1 Senior Sacramento
11 Avery Myers D 5-3 junior Carmichael
13 Kelly Chavez M 5-3 Senior Sacramento
14 Emily Bush D 5-6 Junior Elk Grove
15 Mia Bonini M 5-10 Senior Rescue
16 Sarah Westover M 5-6 Junior Shingle Springs
17 Meg Anderson M 5-3 Senior Penn Valley
18 Jade Borg A 5-2 Freshman Sacramento
19 Sarah Brust D/G 5-6 Junior Sacramento
21 Megan Hoffeditz A 5-4 Senior Antelope
22 Maggie Anderson A 5-8 Senior Fair Oaks
23 Zoe Pearlman D 5-7 Senior Sacramento
24 Kate Macintyre G 5-5 Freshman Sacramento
25 Maggie Pinkston G 5-5 Sophomore Elk Grove

Co-Head Coach: Spenser Brown Ruvalcaba ‘06 (Second Season), Julia Southard (First Season). Assistant Coach: Sara Fitzsimon ‘10

Roster by Class – Seniors (9): Marin Anderson, Meg Anderson, Maggie Anderson, Hannah Bailey, Mia Bonini, Kelly Chavez, Erika Palmer, Zoe Pearlman, Megan Hoffeditz. Juniors (7): Sarah Brust, Emily Bush, Kismet Gill, Avery Myers, Rhyann O’Mara, Grace Passantino, Sarah Westover. Sophomores (2): Maggie Pinkston, Juliette Vielhauer. Freshman (2): Jade Borg, Kathryn Macintyre.

Returning Letterwinners (14): Maggie Anderson, Marin Anderson, Meg Anderson, Hannah Bailey, Mia Bonini, Sarah Brust, Emily Bush, Kelly Chavez, Megan Hoffeditz, Erika Palmer, Grace Passantino, Zoe Pearlman, Juliette Vielhauer, Sarah Westover.

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2016 Junior Varsity Lacrosse Roster

No. Name Ht. Class Hometown
1 Nandi Woodfork-Bey 5-0 Freshman Sacramento
3 Nikki Morissette 5-3 Freshman Carmichael
5 Nicole Frank 5-8 Sophomore Granite Bay
6 Chloe Vessigault 5-3 Freshman Elk Grove
7 Allesse Patterson 5-4 Freshman Sacramento
8 Anna Kenyon 5-4 Sophomore Davis
12 Anika Duncan 5-3 Sophomore Sacramento
15 Jocelynn Coleman 5-3 Sophomore Fair Oaks
23 Jorie Keitges 5-5 Freshman Carmichael
27 Melia Dowd 5-9 Sophomore  Sacramento
28 Molly Pirnik 5-8 Sophomore Granite Bay
30 Rachel Cabrel 5-2 Freshman Shingle Springs
31 Kristen Bartow 5-7 Sophomore Auburn
32 Saleena Ordorica 5-6 Freshman Auburn
33 Madeline Bosley 5-8 Sophomore  Carmichael
34 Libby Price 5-7 Sophomore Sacramento
35 Nicole Hopkins 5-6 Sophomore Sacramento
36 Cailin Cook 5-3 Freshman El Dorado Hills
37 Natalie Chan 5-10 Freshman Elk Grove
38 Rachel Wick 5-8 Sophomore Carmichael
45 Hayley Hoang 5-4 Freshman Sacramento

Head Coach: Allie Lehner (First Year)

Assistant Coach: Jordan Majka (First year)

Roster by Class – Sophomore (11): Kristen Bartow, Madeline Bosley, Jocelynn Coleman, Melia Dowd, Anika Duncan, Nicole Frank, Nicole Hopkins, Anna Kenyon, Molly Pirnik, Elisabeth Price, Rachel Wick. Freshmen (10): Rachel Cabral, Natalie Chan, Cailin Cook, Hayley Hoang, Jorie Keitges, Nikki Morissette, Saleena Ordorica, Allesse Patterson, Chloe Vessigault, Nandi Woodfork-Bey.

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Spring Impact Testing

Assistant AD Kelly Ketcham conducts inPACT testing on all freshmen, juniors and new players in the sports of volleyball, soccer, softball, diving, track and field (pole vault) and lacrosse. The ImPACT test is open to all students. Contact Kelly for more information. 

Here is the spring sports testing schedule:

Monday, February 15 (MEET IN GYM FOYER)

1-2 p.m. SOCCER

2:30-3:30 p.m. LAX

Wednesday, February 17 (late start day meet in room 333)

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Spring Parent Adidas Apparel Order

  • All orders will be delivered to St. Francis High School on or before March 16, 2016
  • No returns or exchanges on decorated apparel
  • No orders will be taken after the deadline: February 17, 2016
  • Proceeds benefits St. Francis Athletics

Parents are encouraged to order t-shirts with the student availability.

https://stfrancisparents16.itemorder.com

Lacrosse Student-Athlete Adidas Apparel Order

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Spring Conditioning/Tryout Information

Spring sports start on Feb. 8 for the sports of lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming and diving and track and field. Please have your daughter’s current physical on file with the athletic department to insure her participation in the first day of tryouts. The physical must be on the form on the school website. You can find it here.

DIVING: Practice starts on February 15: 3:00-4:30 p.m. at Capital Diving. Workouts the rest of the season (2/22-4/27) will be M/W/F from 3:30-5:00 p.m.

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Lacrosse Conditioning

All players interested in trying out for JV and Varsity Lacrosse, please report to optional conditioning Monday, January 25, at 4:20 pm in the gym foyer, stretched and ready to go. 

  • Conditioning will be Monday-Thursday from January 25-February 4, 4:20-5 pm.
  • NO cleats, sticks, lacrosse balls, or goggles. 
  • Please wear comfortable running shoes.
  • Any questions, players contact Coach Sara (916) 612-1154. 

See you out there! 

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Pre-Season Lacrosse Conditioning & Try-Out Expectations

Start Date: Tuesday, 8 September 2015 – Thursday, 10 December 2015 (Schedule Attached) NOTE: First conditioning on 8 September 2015 will also include a welcome and information meeting.

Conditioning Times: Tuesday & Thursday (3:30-5 p.m.)

Where to Meet: Gym Lobby (conditioning will take place on campus)

What to Bring/Need: Running shoes, work out clothes, & water

What Will We Do: Conditioning will consist of strength, speed, & endurance work

Coach

Julia Southard
Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach

Julia Southard begins her first season with the St. Francis lacrosse program and will serve as the co-head coach with Spenser Brown.

Southard has an extensive coaching background at the collegiate and high school levels. She most recently was the girls head coach at Bishop O’Dowd High School in Oakland from 2013-15. She also established Brick Wall Lax, a recruiting company that advises and guides student-athletes and families on the college recruitment and the selection process.

Coach

Sara Fitzsimon
Varsity Assistant Coach

Sara Fitzsimon joined the St. Francis program as an assistant coach for the varsity program in 2016.

Fitzsimon played at Wheeling Jesuit University from 2011-14 as a center midfielder. She was a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All-Conference player in 2014 and team captain. She was also a president and member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee for three years.

Coach

Paul Brust
Junior Varsity Assistant Coach

Paul Brust is in his first season as the Head Junior Varsity lacrosse coach at St. Francis.

Brust played at Novato High School and was part of the 1984 State championship team prior to the incorporation of the CIF. He played at Sonoma State on their inaugural team and then men’s club lacrosse.

He has mentored two daughters through the Troubie lacrosse program, including Ryanne ’15 and sarah ’17. Overall, Paul has been associated with the program since 2012, assisting the program in many areas.

Athletic schedule

2016 Varsity Lacrosse Schedule

Date Opponent Site TIme/Result
Feb. 20 at Davis Playday Davis H.S. All Day
Feb. 23 at Cardinal Newman Cardinal Newman W, 16-11
Feb. 26 at San Ramon Valley San Ramon L, 17-1
March 3 at Davis Davis L, 9-3
March 5 Palo Alto Mather W, 10-9
March 8 at Oak Ridge Oak Ridge L, 13-6
March 11 at Amador Valley Amador Valley L, 14-4
March 12 at Foothill Foothill L, 10-9 (OT)
March 15 Bella Vista Mather W, 19-2
March 18 St. Francis MV Mather W, 11-10
April 5 at Justin-Siena Justin Siena W, 17-8
April 8 Davis  Mather  L, 16-5
April 12 Granite Bay Mather L, 20-8
April 15 Oak Ridge Mather L, 13-7
April 20 at Christian Brothers Christian Brothers W, 10-9 OT
April 22 Casa Roble Mather W, Forfeit
April 26 at Granite Bay Granite Bay L, 19-7
April 29 at Bella Vista Bella Vista W, 18-5
May 3 Conference Playoffs Oak Ridge L, 15-9

Varsity and JV Home games played at Mather Sports Center

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2016 Junior Varsity Lacrosse Schedule

Date Opponent Site TIme/Result
Feb. 23 at Cardinal Newman Cardinal Newman 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 26 at San Ramon Valley San Ramon 5:30 p.m.
March 3 at Davis Davis 6:00 p.m.
March 8 at Oak Ridge Oak Ridge 5:30 p.m.
March 11 at Amador Valley Amador Valley 5:30 p.m.
March 12 at Foothill Foothill 11:30 a.m.
March 15 Bella Vista Mather 5:30 p.m.
March 18 St. Francis MV Mather 5:30 p.m.
April 5 at Justin-Siena Justin Siena 5:30 p.m.
April 8 Davis  Mather  5:30 p.m.
April 12 Granite Bay Mather 5:30 p.m.
April 15 Oak Ridge Mather 5:30 p.m.
April 22 Casa Roble Mather 5:30 p.m.​
April 26 at Granite Bay Granite Bay 5:30 p.m.
April 29 at Bella Vista Bella Vista 5:30 p.m.

Varsity and JV Home games played at Mather Sports Center

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Former Collegiate Basketball Coach and AD Morrison Speaks to Athletics Department

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Former college basketball coach and athletic director Stan Morrison was the keynote speaker for the St. Francis athletics department retreat in August 2015. Morrison started his coaching career at El Camino High School before embarking on a career that would include head coaching jobs at Pacific, USC, San Jose State Basketball coach and as the AD at both UC Santa Barbara and UC Riverside.

Morrison had several messages for the Troubadour coaches intertwined among his tremendous coaching experiences and stories that highlighted his talking points.

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Anderson Named to US Lacrosse All-Academic Team

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Rising senior Meg Anderson has been named to the 2015 US Lacrosse All-Academic team.

Anderson, who is from Penn Valley, scored 10 goals on the season and was named to the Sacramento Lacrosse Conference second team. She has a 4.33 grade point average.

Season highlight

2015 Lacrosse Highlights

  • St. Francis finished the season with a 7-10 overall record and 4-6 overall in the Sacramento Valley Lacrosse League (fourth). The Troubadours finished the season ranked No. 20 in the North Coast Section and No. 7 in Division I by LaxPower.
  • St. Francis placed six players on the Sacramento Valley Lacrosse Conference All-League team, including first-team selections Ryleigh Bone for the second consecutive season.
  • Bone, who is from Granite Bay, was second on the team with 35 goals, nine assists and 44 points.
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Six Players Earn Sacramento Valley Lacrosse Honors

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Senior Ryleigh Bone was named to the 2015 Sacramento Valley Lacrosse Conference first team as voted by the coaches. She was one of five Troubadours selected for recognition by the coaches.

Bone, who is from Granite Bay, was second on the team with 35 goals, nine assists and 44 points. She scored in 13 of 17 contests played and recorded two or more goals in 10 games. She notched a season-best five goals two times (Palo Alto, Oak Ridge). She signed to play lacrosse at Fresno State.

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Former Lacrosse Standout Lands Nebraska Marketing Position

LINCOLN, Neb. – MacKenzie Campbell ’14 recently accepted a paid internship with the University of Nebraska Huskers Marketing department. She was selected for one of seven positions out  of more than 100 applicants and was one of only two freshmen and the only freshman girl. She will be coordinating the marketing for the Huskers nationally-ranked volleyball team, nationally-ranked women’s gymnastics and men’s gymnastics teams this fall. She also will be working events for the football and game day on the field. 

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Lacrosse Posts 17-5 Win over Bella Vista

FAIR OAKS, Calif. – Ryleigh Bone and Hayley Kusserow each scored three goals and Megan Hoffeditz, Maggie Anderson and Colleen McClain added two goals as St. Francis lacrosse posted a 17-5 win over Bella Vista.

Meg Anderson and Juliette Vielhauer added goals in the win for the Troubadours.

St. Francis closes the regular season with three consecutive home games at Mather Sports Complex starting with a 7:30 contest against Casa Roble on Thursday night.

St. Francis 17, Bella Vista 5

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Lacrosse Falls to Granite Bay

GRANITE BAY, Calif. – Senior Colleen McClain scored three goals and senior Ryleigh Bone and junior Erica Palmer each added two but St. Francis fell to Granite Bay 19-7 Friday night.

St. Francis returns to action on Tuesday at Bella Vista before ending the regular season on a three-game homestand at Mather Sports Complex.

Granite Bay 19, St. Francis 7

SF – McClain 3, Bone 2, Palmer 2. GB – Torres 5, Hunter 6, Hardaway 3, Knight 2, Gunn 2, Mansfield.

 

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Lacrosse Posts Shutout over Casa Roble

ORANGEVALE, Calif. – Senior Colleen McClain and freshman Juliette Vielhauer each scored three goals as St. Francis posted a 15-0 victory over Casa Roble on Friday night.

Vielhauer, who entered the game with four goals on the season, tallied her best game as a Troubadour with three goals, while McClain’s three scores were a season-high. Hayley Kusserow and Maggie Anderson each added two goals, while the Troubies got single goals by five players. Meg Anderson, Emily Bush, Megan Hoffeditz, Ryleigh Bone and Grace Passantino.

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Lacrosse Falls to Oak Ridge

EL DORADO, Calif. – Ryleigh Bone scored five goals but the Troubadours lacrosse team fell at Oak Ridge 18-8 on Thursday. It was the second five-goal game of the season for Bone, who participated in a signing ceremony earlier in the day. Erica Palmer added two goals and Colleen McClain also scored for the St. Francis (4-6). The Troubadours travel to Casa Roble on Thursday for a game at 6:30 p.m.

OAK RIDGE 18, ST. FRANCIS 8

SF – Bone 5, Palmer 2, McClain.

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Seven St. Francis Seniors to Make College Commitments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Seven St. Francis High School seniors will sign a National Letter-of-Intent or make a commitment to play collegiate sports next year at schools across the country Wednesday. They will be recognized on campus as part of the school’s spring signing day recognition.

Nicole (‘16) and Alex Freund (’18) are on the track and field team #NationalSiblingDay #TroubieTakeover
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St. Francis Athletics Celebrates National Sibling Day – April 10

St. Francis is known for its sisterhood. Here is a collection of photos of Troubie sisters who play sports for the Troubadours, as well as shots with their sports-playing brothers at Jesuit in honor of National Sibling Day.

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Lacrosse Senior Bone to Sign with Fresno State Lacrosse

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis senior Ryleigh Bone will sign to play lacrosse at Fresno State on the Spring signing date on April 15. The signing will fulfill her dream of playing in college while continuing a family legacy at the school.

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Get to Know: Lacrosse Goalie #22 Maddie Merwin

Maddie Merwin is the face of St. Francis High School as the SBO President and she is the goalie for the varsity lacrosse team. Merwin lived in England growing up and got two questions from her classmates 1. Did she like President Bush? 2. Did she know John Travolta. She has a colorful personality that has sometimes shown in her hair color. 

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Lacrosse Opens League Play with Win

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis lacrosse team opened Sacramento Valley Lacrosse League play with a 19-5 win over Bella Vista Tuesday night.

“It felt really good not only because the defense really picked it up but the offense held the team,” said senior goalie Maddie Merwin of the second half shutout. “We ran our plays and did really well working together as a team.”

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Lacrosse Falls to Amador Valley 14-8

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis lacrosse team lost a 14-8 game to Amador Valley Saturday at the Mather Sports Complex.

Senior Hayley Kusserow scored three times for the Troubadours but had a hard time containing senior Jackie Gilbert, a USC commit, who scored nine goals in the game.

Amador Valley, ranked as the No. 5 team in Division I in California by LaxPower and one of the Best of the West by US Lacrosse, also got two goals by Sadie Grozier.

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Lacrosse Wins Battle of St. Francis

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Senior Hayley Kusserow scored six goals to lead St. Francis to a win over St. Francis Mountain View Tuesday night.

The Troubadours (3-3) also got three goals by senior Ryleigh Bone and two each by sophomore Sarah Westover and junior Erika Palmer. Maggie Anderson and Colleen McClain also found the net in the winning effort.

St. Francis built a 9-6 at the half and held on with six second-half goals to post their second consecutive victory in the Bay area. The Troubadours posted a 22-20 win at Palo Alto on Saturday.

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Lacrosse Wins Bay Road Trip Finale at Palo Alto

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Senior Hayley Kusserow scored seven goals as St. Francis pulled out a 22-20 win over Palo Alto to close out their two-game Bay area road trip.

Kusserow was one of four players with multiple goals in the game. Kusserow, who has signed to play at St. Mary’s next season, tied a career-high with seven goals. She also notched seven goals against Redwood during her junior season. Colleen McClain had three goals and Erica Palmer and Emily Bush also contributed scored.

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Spring Sports Photo Days on March 16 and 17

Spring Sports Photo Days are next week. The Diving, Track and Field and Lacrosse teams will have their pictures taken on Monday, March 16. The Swimming, Soccer and Softball teams will have their pictures taken on Tuesday, March 17. Students should report to the gym in full uniform (tops and shorts).

 

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Lacrosse Falls to Cal’s Second-Half Surge

MATHER, Calif. – Cal High scored 15 second-half goals to break open a close game and post a 19-11 win over St. Francis Tuesday night at Mather Sports Complex.

St. Francis (1-2) led 6-4 at the break behind three first-half goals by senior Hayley Kusserow. But the Grizzles rallied in the second half, scoring three quick goals to take a 7-6 lead.

Junior Meg Anderson scored the first of her four goals in the second half to briefly tie the game at 7. But Cal responded during a man advantage and quickly built its lead.

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Lacrosse Defeats Foothill 8-7

PLEASONTON, Calif. – St. Francis senior Hayley Kusserow scored late to take an 8-7 victory over Foothill Tuesday night. Five Troubadours scored in the game, including two each by Meg Anderson, Colleen McClain and Kusserow. Maggie Anderson and Erika Palmer also scored for St. Francis (1-1).

The Troubadours trailed 4-3 at the break but fought back to tie the game at 7 before scoring the game-winner in the final minutes.

St. Francis hosts Cal next Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Mather Sports Complex.

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Get to Know: #2 Grace Kuchera

Grace Kuchera is playing her third season with the St. Francis lacrosse program and second with the varsity unit. On campus, she has been a part of the student council for three years and currently is serving as the Senior Class Treasurer.

What are your thoughts entering your senior year?
“I am excited. I have only been playing for two years. I am excited to improve on my skills, because I still have so much to improve on. I don’t think I am going to play in college so it is my last opportunity to play. It is exciting and sad.”

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Lacrosse Drops Season Opener to San Ramon Valley

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sophomore Sarah Westover scored three goals but the St. Francis lacrosse team dropped its season opener 20-5 to San Ramon Valley Saturday at Mather Sports Complex.

“We have a lot of individual talent that is learning to work together to be successful this season,” said Head Coach Spenser Brown. “They are getting used to each other and they are on their way to syncing up.”

Westover scored twice and senior Colleen McClain scored as the Troubies fell behind 8-3.

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Davis Play Day Information and Schedule

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location: Davis High School

Field 1: The stadium

Field 2: Back grass field

Field 3: Field outside fence (Behind baseball field)

Parking: Behind the stadium off of Oak Ave. & larger lot at the main high school entrance on W. 14th St. 

Conduct as Visitors: Please pick up all garbage and maintain our areas while at Davis High School. Also remember this is a training day for many referees. Parents and players should be respectful of this. 

Remember we represent SFHS!

2015 St. Francis Varsity Lacrosse : Back Row (L to R): Erika Palmer, Zoe Pearlman, Maddie Merwin, Hannah Bailey, Colleen McClain, Mia Bonini, Madison McKim, Maggie Anderson, Sarah Brust, Juliette Vielhauer. Front Row (L to R): Marin Anderson, Kelly Chavez, Megan Hoffeditz, Ryleigh Bone, Emily Bush, Grace Kuchera, Meg Anderson, Grace Passantino, Hayley Kusserow.
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2015 Varsity Lacrosse Roster

No. Name Pos. Ht. Class Hometown
Grace Kuchera 5-2 Senior Sacramento
4 Madison McKim M 5-9 Senior Sacramento
16 Sarah Westover M 5-6 Soph. Shingle Springs
5 Juliette Vielhauer M 5-4 Freshman El Dorado Hills
6 Erika Palmer M 5-5 Junior El Dorado Hills
8 Hannah Bailey D 5-10 Junior Roseville
9 Grace Passantino A 5-2 Soph. Cameron Park
10 Maggie Anderson A 5-8 Junior Fair Oaks
11 Emily Bush D 5-6 Soph. Elk Grove
12 Kelly Chavez M 5-3 Junior Sacramento
13 Ryleigh Bone C/M 5-6 Senior Granite Bay
14 Megan Hoffeditz A 5-4 Junior Antelope
15 Mia Bonini M 5-10 Junior Rescue
16 Sarah Westover M 5-6 Soph. Shingle Springs
17 Meg Anderson M 5-3 Junior Penn Valley
18 Marin Anderson D 5-1 Junior Sacramento
19 Sarah Brust D/G 5-6 Soph. Sacramento
21 Hayley Kusserow A 5-0 Senior El Dorado Hills
22 Maddie Merwin G 5-9 Senior Clarksburg
23 Zoe Pearlman D 5-7 Junior Sacramento
24 Colleen McClain A 6-0 Senior El Dorado Hills
4 Madison McKim M 5-9 Senior Sacramento

Head Coach: Spenser Brown (First Season)

Roster by Class – Seniors (6): Ryleigh Bone, Grace Kuchera, Hayley Kusserow, Collen McClain, Madison McKim, Maddie Merwin. Juniors (9): Marin Anderson, Meg Anderson, Maggie Anderson, Hannah Bailey, Mia Bonini, Kelly Chavez, Erika Palmer, Zoe Pearlman, Megan Hoffeditz, Sophomores (4): Sarah Brust, Emily Bush, Grace Passantino, Sarah Westover. Freshman (1): Juliette Vielhauer.

2015 St. Francis Junior Varsity Lacrosse Team – Back Row (L to R): Madeline Bosley, Molly Pirnik, Rachel Wick, Melia Dowd, Mary Burky, Teresa Lee, Kristen Barow. Front Row (L to R): Libby Price, Anika Duncan, Kismet Gill, Anna Kenyon, Joelynn Coleman, Abby Stiveson, Pria Nijhar.  Not pictured: Madeline BIsley, Nicole Frank, Nicole Hopkins.
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2015 Junior Varsity Lacrosse Roster

No. Name Ht. Class Hometown
1 Anika Duncan 5-3 Freshman Sacramento
26 Abby Stiveson 5-2 Freshman El Dorado Hills
27 Kismet Gill 5-0 Sophomore Sacramento
28 Molly Pirnik 5-8 Freshman Granite Bay
29 Mary Burky 5-7 Freshman Yuba City
30 Madeline Bosley 5-8 Freshman Carmichael
31 Kristen Bartow 5-7 Freshman Auburn
33 Nicole Frank   Freshman Granite Bay
34 Libby Price   Freshman Sacramento
35 Nicole Hopkins   Freshman Sacramento
36 Anna Kenyon 5-4 Freshman Davis
37 Melia Dowd 5-9 Freshman Sacramento
38 Rachel Wick 5-8 Freshman Carmichael
39 Pria Nijhar 5-8 Freshman Sacramento
40 Teresa Lee 5-7 Freshman Davis
42 Jocelyn Coleman 5-3 Freshman Fair Oaks

Head Coach: Rachel Behrmann

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Spring Tryout Dates and Times

Diving

Diving practice starts Monday, Feb. 16 from 3-4:30 p.m. at Capital Diving. Student-athletes must have their 2014-15 physical on file with Athletics department before participating. For questions, contact Head Coach Dede Crayne via email at capitaldivers@msn.com.

Lacrosse

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Lacrosse Tryout Information

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis lacrosse teams will have tryouts Feb. 9-13 from 4-6 p.m. at Mather Sports Complex. 

All participants should bring proper attire, lacrosse gear, and plenty of water.  All players must have their 2014-15 physical on file.

#BestofSF2014 Cross Country’s Third-Place Finish at the State Meet
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#BestofSF2014 What was your favorite St. Francis Athletics moment in 2014?

A collection of some of the top moments from the 2014 year from the St. Francis Athletics department.

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Nine St. Francis Seniors Make College Commitments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Nine St. Francis High School seniors signed a National Letter-of-Intent or made a commitment to play collegiate sports next year at schools across the country Wednesday. They were recognized on campus as part of the school’s formal fall signing day recognition.

The event was broadcast on the TroubieTV Network on PlayOn Sports.

St. Francis National Letter of Intent Signees

Danika Bailey, Softball, California

Lauren Charter, Water Polo, California

Erin Crooks, Swimming, Lafayette

Athletic schedule

2015 Varsity Lacrosse Schedule

Date Opponent Site TIme/Result
Feb. 21 at Davis Playday Davis H.S. All Day
Feb. 28 San Ramon Mather L, 20-5
March 3 at Foothill Foothill W, 8-7
March 10 Cal Mather L, 19-11
March 13 at Redwood Redwood L, 14-12
Match 14 at Palo Alto Palo Alto W, 22-20
March 17 at St. Francis St. Francis MV W, 15-11
March 21 Amador Valley Mather L, 14-8
March 24

Bella Vista

Booster Que

Mather  W, 19-5
March 26 Oak Ridge Mather L, 10-6
April 14 at Oak Ridge Oak Ridge L, 18-8
April 17 at Casa Roble Casa Roble W, 15-0
April 21 at Davis Davis L, 17-8
April 24 at Granite Bay Granite Bay L, 19-7
April 28 at Bella Vista Bella VIsta W, 17-5
April 30 Casa Roble Mather Sports Center W, 20-0
May 5 Davis Mather Sports Center L, 12-6
May 7 Granite Bay Mather Sports Center L, 16-78

Varsity and JV Home games played at Mather Sports Center

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2015 Junior Varsity Lacrosse Schedule

Date Opponent Site TIme/Result
Feb. 28 San Ramon Mather 1:00 p.m.
March 3 at Foothill Foothill L, 12-6
March 10 Cal Mather L, 8-6
March 13 at Redwood Redwood W, 8-4
Match 14 at Palo Alto Palo Alto W, 8-6
March 17 at St. Francis St. Francis MV W, 9-6
March 21 Amador Valley Mather W, 9-3
March 24 Bella Vista Mather Sports Center W, 8-3
March 26 Oak Ridge Mather L, 10-3
April 14 at Oak Ridge Oak Ridge 5:30 p.m.
April 21 at Davis Davis 5:30 p.m.
April 24 at Granite Bay Granite Bay 5:30 p.m.
April 28 at Bella VIsta Bella VIsta 5:30 p.m.
May 5 Davis Mather Sports Center 5:30 p.m.
May 7 Granite Bay Mather Sports Center 5:30 p.m.

Varsity and JV Home games played at Mather Sports Center

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Lacrosse’s Kusserow to Play for St. Mary’s Gaels

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis senior Hayley Kusserow will continue her lacrosse career at St. Mary’s College next fall, fulfilling her dream of playing Division I lacrosse.

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Pre-Season Lacrosse Conditioning & Try-Out Expectations
Tryout Dates: Feb. 9-14, 4-6 p.m., Mather Sports

Start Date: Thursday, 13 November 2014 – Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Conditioning Times: Tuesday & Thursday (4-5pm)

Where to Meet: Gym Lobby (conditioning will take place on campus)

What to Bring/Need: Running shoes, work out clothes, & water

What Will We Do: Conditioning will consist of strength, speed, & endurance work

Who Can Attend: Anyone interested in trying out for SFHS lacrosse team

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Alumna Spenser Brown to Head Lacrosse Program

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Spenser Brown was named the head varsity lacrosse coach at St. Francis High School, Athletic Director Mark McGreevy announced.

“I hope to encourage the student-athletes to reach their fullest potential in an atmosphere of support that embraces the St. Francis mission statement,” said Brown. “St. Francis truly provided the support I needed to achieve my academic and professional success and I hope I can be a part of that process for others.”

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Coaching Opportunity

St. Francis Catholic High School has the following Coaching Opportunity that we would like to share with you. View this position and other opportunities on our website at www.stfrancishs.org

Please share this opportunity with anyone who may be interested and qualified. 

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St. Francis Teams Complete Successful 2013-14 Campaign

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis High School athletics department completed the spring campaign on a championship run that included back-to-back Sac-Joaquin Section titles that highlighted another successful season in 2013-14.

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Lacrosse Coach Wilson to Leave Program

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis lacrosse head coach Kristy Wilson will not return for the 2015 season in order pursue personal opportunities out of state.

“We thank Kristy for all her hard work and dedication to the St. Francis lacrosse program as she takes on a new chapter in her life,” said Athletic Director Mark McGreevy. “She has been a great leader and role model for our young ladies in the program and played a significant role in the development of the St. Francis program.”

Season highlight

2014 Lacrosse Highlights

  • St. Francis advanced to the North Coast Section playoffs and lost in the first round at Granite Bay. The Troubadours finished the season with a 9-10 overall record.
  • St. Francis placed six players on the Sacramento Valley Lacrosse Conference All-League team, including three first-team selections. Juniors Hayley Kusserow, Ryleigh Bone and Erika Palmer were all first-team selections as selected by the league coaches.
  • Kusserow led the team in scoring with 57 goals and was named the team’s Most Valuable Attacker.
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Varsity Lacrosse Postseason Honors Announced

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis lacrosse team placed six players on the Sacramento Valley Lacrosse Conference All-League team, including three first-team selections. Juniors Hayley Kusserow, Ryleigh Bone and Erika Palmer were all first-team selections as selected by the league coaches.

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Ryleigh Bone Selected to Play for Nor Cal in US Lacrosse National Tournament

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Rising senior Ryleigh Bone was selected to represent Northern California at the 2014 US Lacrosse National Tournament in Bel Air, Md., from May 24-25.

Bone, who hails from Granite Bay, Calif., was selected to the Nor Cal Team 1 after tryouts April 27 in Atherton, Calif. She is among the 40 players chosen to play on one of the two Northern California teams and they represent 23 different high school programs. She will be coached by Amy Harms (St. Ignatius) and Rachael Martinez (Cal High).

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Lacrosse Standout Carpenter to Play at Wheeling Jesuit

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A soccer and basketball player growing up, Lyndsay Carpenter knew how to shoot using her feet and hands. But a lacrosse stick was a foreign object to her four years ago. Fast forward to her senior season, Carpenter will be playing lacrosse in college on a scholarship. She has come a long way.

“Lyndsay is an athlete and they make great lacrosse players especially ones that come over from basketball,” said St. Francis Head Coach Kristy Wilson. “They see the game well and make especially good defenders.”

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Lacrosse Drops Section Playoff Game at Granite Bay

GRANITE BAY, Calif. – The St. Francis lacrosse team fell to Granite Bay for the third time this season, eliminating the Troubadours from the first round of the North Coast Section playoffs. The Grizzlies posted a 20-8 victory over St. Francis, advancing to the second round.

“We started off pretty strongly,” said Head Coach Kristi Wilson. “When we got the ball on our attack, we did a great job of spacing it out and our shooting percentage was strong.”

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Playoff Bracket Change: Lacrosse Now Seeded 11th and Plays at Granite Bay

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis lacrosse team is seeded 11th in the North Coast Section bracket and will play at No. 11 Granite Bay in the latest revision released by the North Coast Section. The game will take place at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14.

St. Francis and Granite Bay will be playing for the third time this season and for the second consecutive game overall. The Troubadours finished with regular season with a 15-9 loss at Granite Bay on May 8 and dropped a home match against the Grizzlies 15-10 on April 1

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Lacrosse Drops Regular Season Finale 15-9

GRANITE BAY, Calif. – The St. Francis lacrosse team was close at the half but Granite Bay pulled away in the second half to post a 15-9 victory.

The Troubadours trailed just 6-5 at the break.

Colleen McClain had a team-best three goals in the game, while Hayley Kusserow and Erika Palmer each added two. Madison McKim and Emily Bush also scored in the game.

St. Francis fell to 9-9 on the season. North Coast Section brackets will be announced on Saturday.

GRANITE BAY 15, ST. FRANCIS 9

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Four Student-Athletes Honored by SFHS Booster Club

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The SFHS Booster Club recognized four senior student-athletes at the 2014 Awards Ceremony.

Senior Lauren LaRocco was named the SFHS Booster Club Scholar-Athlete Scholarship recipient, while Brinnley Barthels, Emily Laskin and Jane Sadler were named winners of the SFHS Booster Club Leadership Scholarship.

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Lacrosse Falls at San Ramon Valley

SAN RAMON, Calif. – The St. Francis lacrosse team lost 16-9 at San Ramon Valley Tuesday night.

Colleen McClain scored three times and Hayley Kusserow and Sarah Westover each added two goals in the loss.Erika Plamer and Meg Anderson each added a goal for the Troubadours.

St. Francis dropped to 9-8 on the season. The Troubies play at Granite Bay on Thursday to close the regular season. North Coast Section playoff brackets will be announced on Saturday.

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Lacrosse Posts Decisive Victory over Casa Roble

ORANGEVALE, Calif. – The St. Francis lacrosse team posted a 19-1 victory over Casa Roble Friday night as five players had multi-goal scoring games.

Junior Hayley Kusserow led the offensive charge with four goals, while Colleen McClain added three goals. Sarah Westover, Ryleigh Bone and Maggie Anderson added two goals each in the winning effort.

Erika Palmer, Meg Anderson, Ryanne Brust, Lyndsay Carpenter, Kelly Chavez and Mia Bonini also scored in the game.

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Lacrosse Drops Senior Night Game to Davis

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Junior Hayley Kusserow scored four goals but it was not enough as Davis spoiled the St. Francis senior game with a 13-10 victory in the home regular season final for the Troubadours.

Seniors Ryanne Brust, Lyndsay Carpenter, Mackenzie Campbell and Jane Sadler were playing their final home games and were honored with their parents in a pre-game ceremony.

Davis led 6-5 at the break and held off St. Francis in the second half. The Troubadours won only five draws in the contest. Goalie Maddie Merwin made nine saves in the goal.

The Troubadour commitments include Allison Autrey (Diving, UC Davis), Brinnley Barthels (Water Polo, Pacific), Ryanne Brust (Lacrosse, Fort Lewis),  Alexa LoGiudice (Volleyball, Dominican), Ileana MacDonald (Golf, Chico State) and Alexis Viramontes (Softball, CSU Dominguez Hills).
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Eight St. Francis Seniors Make Commitments Bringing Total to 32

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Eight St. Francis High School seniors have signed a National Letter-of Intent or made commitments to play collegiate sports next fall for the NCAA signing period that began today. Overall, thirty-two Troubadour student-athletes have now made commitments to play collegiately next year.

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Spring Break Athletic Event and Practice Schedules

St. Francis Athletics continnues over the Spring Break holiday with limited practices and events.

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Lacrosse Beats Oak Ridge for Second Time

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Hayley Kusserow scored six goals and Colleen McClain added three as St. Francis defeated Oak Ridge 11-7 Friday night.

It was the second consecutive victory over Oak Ridge.

ST. FRANCIS 11, OAK RIDGE 7

SF – Kusserow 6, McClain 3, Bush, Bonini. OR – Cody 2, Hallare 2, Malone, Galet, Hanson.

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Lacrosse Wins First of Two against Oak Ridge

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Jane Sadler scored four times and Meg Anderson added three goals as St. Francis posted a 15-9 victory over Oak Ridge Tuesday night in the first of two meetings between the schools this week.

The Troubadours led 7-4 at the break and continued the offensive success in the second, scoring eight times. Goalie Maddie Merwin made 11 saves on the night.

Hayley Kusserow and Colleen McClain each scorer two times in the winning effort. Sarah Westover, Erika Palmer, Mia Bonini. Lyndsay Carpenter and Madison McKim also scored in the game.

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Lacrosse Shuts Out Bella Vista

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sophomore Meg Anderson and junior Hayley Kusserow each scored five times to pace St. Francis in a 21-0 shutout over Bella Vista Friday night.

“It was really good,” said Anderson following the game. “We did not expect to do so well especially since we were missing so many players due to different things.”

St. Francis played without a sub in the game and had a first-time goalie in action.

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Athletics Event Schedule (April 7-12)

All the spring sports will be in action this week prior to Spring Break. Here is a day-by-day breakdown of the Troubadour Athletics events for the week:

Upcoming St. Francis Athletic Events This Week

Tuesday, April 8

2:30 p.m.: Soccer (F) vs. Granite Bay (Mather Sport Center)

4:00 p.m., Softball (JV/V) at Sheldon

4:00/5:30 p.m: Soccer (V/JV) vs. Oak Ridge (St. Francis)

5:30/7:30 p.m.: Lacrosse (JV/V) vs. Oak Ridge (Mather Sports Center)

Wednesday, April 9

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Lacrosse Loses to Granite Bay on Rainy Night

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis out-scored Granite Bay in the second half but was unable to erase the first half deficit as the Grizzlies prevailed 15-10 on a rainy night at Mather Sports Center.

“I think we came out and started meshing as a team,” said Maggie Anderson. “We really pulled together and started to us that. Especially since it is Granite Bay, we wanted to beath them so we came out strong in the second half. We will get them next time.”

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April 1 Event Update
Soccer and Softball Canceled, Lax Will Play at Mather

Soccer Games against Pleasant Grove scheduled today at St. Francis Troubadour Athletics have been postponed. They have been re-scheduled for April 9 at St. Francis with the varsity at 4 p.m. and junior varsity at 5:30 p.m. Freshmen soccer practice and the St. Francis Varsity and JV softball games at Folsom have also been canceled. Lacrosse against Granite Bay at 5:30 and 7:30 will be played as scheduled at Mather Sports Center.

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Lacrosse Wins Behind Kusserow’s Seven Goals

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Hayley Kusserow scored seven goals to lead St. Francis to a 15-7 victory over Redwood at Mather Sports Center Friday night.

The Troubadours won their second consecutive and improved to 5-5 on the season.

Kusserow powered a strong offensive attack that helped St. Francis hold a 9-7 lead at the half. The Troubadours posted a shutout in the second half, scoring six times. Junior goalie Maddie Merwin did not allow a goal in the second half and made 11 saves in the game overall.

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Lacrosse Posts 21-1 Victory over Casa Roble

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Junior Colleen McClain scored a game-high five goals to lead St. Francis to a 21-1 victory over Casa Roble. It was the first of five consecutive home contests for the Troubadours

“Today we really worked on our attack and the offensive side of the game,” said McClain. “We tried to run some plays which we still need work on but we got a lot better during this game.”

McClain was one of six players with multiple goals in the contest.

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Lacrosse’s Brust Commits to Fort Lewis

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis senior defender Ryanne Brust has committed to play lacrosse and attend Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colo., next year.

“I am so beyond excited,” said Brust. “It seems unreal.”

Brust, who took up the game as a sophomore, was first seen at a tournament over the summer and recruited by the Fort Lewis coaching staff.

“I started playing as a sophomore so I never thought playing in college would be an option for me,” said Brust. “I went to a showcase in Colorado with over 100 college recruiters and got noticed.”

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Lacrosse Loses to Tough Cal High Squad

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis lacrosse lost an 18-6 decision to Cal High Tuesday night at Mather Sports Center.

“We knew it was going to be a really good game,” said Wilson. “They are a very tough team. We decided it was going to be a game of little tiny wins and a goals game.”

The Troubadours opened the scoring with a goal by Hayley Kusserow. But Cal High ran off six straight and 13 total in the first half. Kusserow added a second goal for the Troubies in the first half.

Senior Jane Sadler scored twice and Meg Anderson and Colleen McClain added scores.

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Lacrosse Closes Busy Week with Win over Palo Alto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Junior Ryleigh Bone scored three goals and junior goalie Maddie Merwin made two crucial saves in the final minute as St. Francis prevailed 14-13 over Palo Alto Saturday at Mather Sports Center.

“I think we did well,” said Bone. “We tried to spread it out and pass it around. Their defense is pretty good. We took advantage of opportunities to cut in and get the ball.”

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St. Francis Spirit Wear Sale Available
Proceeds Benefit the Booster Club

The St. Francis Booster Club has its spring Spirit Wear line available for ordering online via a partnership with Athletics Unlimited and adidas. All items will be available for purchase until Friday, March 14 at 5 p.m. and will be distributed by April 4.

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Lacrosse Defeats Menlo-Atherton to Split Two Weekend Contests

ATHERTON, Calif. – Six players scored two or more goals as St. Francis defeated Menlo-Atherton 18-5 Saturday to improve to 1-1 on the season.

Collen McClain scored three times and Meg Anderson, Madison McKim, Maggie Anderson, Emily Bush and Sara Westover each found the net twice for the Troubadours.

Jane Sadler, Erika Palmer, Ryleigh Bone and Lyndsey Carpenter also scored in the contest.  Maddie Merwin made seven saves in goal for St. Francis.

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Lacrosse Tryout Information

The St. Francis lacrosse teams will have tryouts Feb. 10-14 from 3:45-6 p.m. at Mather Sports Complex. On Feb. 14, the tryouts will be held at Stone Creek Park in Rancho Cordova. Tryouts are closed.

All participants should wear a white t-shirt with their first and last names written on the front and back in black sharpie in big letters.

All players must have their 2013-14 physical on file.

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2014 Varsity Lacrosse Roster

No. Name Pos. Ht. Class Hometown
Grace Kuchera 5-2 Junior Sacramento
4 Sarah Westover M 5-6 Freshman Shingle Springs
5 Jane Sadler A 5-3 Senior  Sacramento
6 Erika Palmer M 5-5 Soph. El Dorado Hills
8 Aubrey Mitsch M/D 5-3 Junior Sacramento
10 MacKenzie Campbell D 5-6 Senior Gold River
13 Ryleigh Bone C/M 5-6 Junior Granite Bay
15 Mia Bonini M 5-10 Soph. Rescue
17 Meg Anderson M 503 Soph. Penn Valley
18 Kelly Chavez M 5-3 Soph. Sacramento
21 Hayley Kusserow A 5-0 Junior El Dorado Hills
22 Lyndsay Carpenter D 5-2 Senior Davis
26 Madison McKim M 5-9 Junior El Dorado Hills
27 Ryanne Brust D 5-4 Senior Sacramento
28 Maggie Anderson A 5-8 Soph. Fair Oaks
30 Maddie Merwin G 5-9 Junior Clarksburg
37 Emily Bush D 5-6 Freshman Elk Grove
38 Colleen McClain A 6-0 Junior El Dorado Hills

Head Coach: Kristy Wilson

Seniors (4): Ryanne Brust, Lyndsay Carpenter, Mackenzie Campbell, Jane Sadler. Juniors (7): Ryleigh Bone, Grace Kuchera, Hayley Kusserow, Colleen McClain, Madison McKim, Maddie Merwin, Aubrey Mitsch. Sophomores (5): Maggie Anderson, Meg Anderson, Mia Bonini, Kelly Chavez, Erika Palmer. Freshmen (2): Emily Bush, Sarah Westover.

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2014 Junior Varsity Lacrosse Roster

No. Name Ht. Class Hometown
3 Jessica Simmons 5-7 Soph. Sacramento
7 Megan Hoffeditz 5-5 Soph. Antelope
9 Grace Passantino 5-2 Fr. El Dorado Hills
11 Isabella Sullivan-Powers 5-4 Soph. Sacramento
12 Renee Esguerra 5-1 Soph. Sacramento
14 Marin Anderson 5-1 Soph. Sacramento
19 Summer Mecham 5-7 Soph. Granite Bay
20 Kaitlyn Urquhart 5-0 Soph. Wilton
23 Kismet Gill 5-0 Fr. Sacramento
24 Leah Albaracan 5-4 Soph. Elk Grove
29 Sarah Brust 5-6 Fr. Sacramento
32 Zoe Pearlman 5-7 Soph. Sacramento
33 Kelly Sheffield 5-3 Soph. Sacramento
34 Michaela Whitcomb-Weston 5-7 Soph. Carmichael
39 Anjali Baliga 5-0 Soph. El Dorado Hills
40 Hannah Bailey 5-8 Soph. Roseville

Head Coach: Spenser Brown

Assistant Coach: Rachel Behrmann

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Spring Sports Physical Reminder

This is a reminder to all spring sport athletes that you must have a physical on file before you may participate in conditioning or tryouts for your chosen sport. Please click on the following link to find our pre-participation exam.

You and your parent/ guardian will complete the health history exam on the first page then the second page is completed and signed by a doctor. Tryouts for all sports begin on Monday, Feb 10th.

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#FeatureFriday: St. Francis Athletics Adds Ketcham as Assistant AD for Sports Medicine

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Bumps and bruises are her specialty but Kelly Ketcham brings much more to the St. Francis High School community.

Ketcham was named the Assistant AD for Sports Medicine for the St. Francis Athletics Department staff recently after working with the Troubadour student-athletes and teams as the school’s athletic trainer for the last four years. The title was effective in November 2013.

Press release By Steven Shaff, Assistant AD/Sports Information

Former Troubadour Megan Curry Helping Adidas Growth

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The role of performance apparel and footwear in sports is part of everyday culture and is a significant part of athletic branding across all levels and sports. The promoter locally for adidas is Megan Curry.
On any given week,

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2014 Lacrosse Schedule

Date

Opponent Site Time/Results
Feb. 22 Davis Playday (V) Davis High School All Day
Feb. 28 Sacred Heart Prep (V/JV) Sacred Heart Prep L, 14-11 OT
March 1 at Menlo Atherton (V/JV) Menlo Athlerton W, 18-5
March 8 University High (JV) Mather Sports Center Noon
March 12 at Novato (V) Novato High School L, 19-8
March 14 Foothill (JV/V) Mather Sports Center L, 18-13
March 15 Palo Alto (V) Mather Sports Center W, 14-13
March 18 California (JV/V) Mater Sports Center L, 19-6
March 20 at Davis (JV/V) Davis High School L, 10-8
March 21 at Bella Vista (JV/V) Bella VIsta W, 18-2
March 25 Christian Brothers (JV) Mather Sports Center 5:30 p.m.
March 25 Casa Robles (V) Mather Sports Center W, 21-1
March 28 Redwood (JV/V) Mather Sports Center W, 15-7
April 1 Granite Bay (JV/V) Mather Sports Center L, 15-10
April 4 Bella Vista (JV/V) Mather Sports Center W, 21-0
April 8 Oak Ridge (JV/V) Mather Sports Center W, 15-9
April 11 at Oak Ridge (JV/V) Oak Ridge W, 11-7
April 29 Davis (JV/V) Mather Sports Center L, 13-10
May 2 at Casa Robles (V) Casa Robles W, 19-1
May 6 at San Ramon Valley (JV/V) at San Ramon Valley L, 16-9
May 8 at Granite Bay (JV/V) Granite Bay L, 15-9
May 14 at Granite Bay – NCS First Round Granite Bay 5:00 p.m.
May 16-17 NCS Quarterfinals TBD TBD
May 21 NCS Semifinals TBD TBD
May 23-24 NCS Championships TBD TBD
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2013 JV Lacrosse Roster

# Name Class
44 Margaret Anderson Freshman
1 Marin Anderson Freshman
17 Meg Anderson Freshman
40 Hannah Bailey Freshman
32 Mia Bonini Freshman
18 Kelly Chavez Freshman
28 Bianca Hernandez Sophomore
39 Megan Hoffeditz Freshman
2 Grace Kuchera Sophomore
45 Lindsey Lowell Freshman
38 Colleen McClain Sophomore
26 Madison McKim Sophomore
25 Summer Mecham Freshman
30 Madeline Merwin Sophomore
8 Aubrey Mitsch Sophomore
19 Emily Mulholland Freshman
23 Hannah Page Sophomore
6 Erika Palmer Freshman
29 Zoe Pearlman Freshman
36 Meghan Puich Freshman
33 Kelly Sheffield Freshman
34 Michaela Whitcomb-Weston Freshman

 

Season highlight

2012 Lacrosse Season Highlights

Varsity Overall Record: 10 – 5

Baggataway Award for Outstanding Academic Leadership & Lacrosse Achievement: Emma Kuchera ‘12 

2nd place at western states tourney
All league awards team:

  • Meagan Bennett
  • Charlotte Stewart
  • Lauren Bryan
  • Haley Kusserow

Honorable mention: Natalie Dowd
Meagan Bennett’s NorCal 1 team won their division at women’s national tournament in stony brook.

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2011 Lacrosse Season Highlights

2011 Sacramento Valley Lacrosse Conference Champions

Varsity Record: SVLC Conference Champions, 13-4   

Baggataway Award for Outstanding Academic Leadership & Lacrosse Achievement: Elise Nyland ‘11

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2010 Lacrosse Season Highlights

Varsity Record: SVLC Conference Champions, 10-5

SVLC All-League: Samantha Bauer ‘10, Sara Fitzsimon ‘10, Allie Conarro ‘11, Gabrielle DesGeorges ‘10, Elizaeth Brown ‘10
Honorable mention: Justina Burns ‘11

Baggataway Award for Outstanding Academic Leadership & Lacrosse Achievement: Elizabeth Brown ‘10

Player of the Year: Samantha Bauer ‘10

JV Record: 7-4, non-tournament record

Season highlight

2009 Lacrosse Season Highlights

Varsity 13-3-0

Baggataway Award for Outstanding Academic Leadership & Lacrosse Achievement: Sarah Butler

Our SF Lacrosse team eeked out a win over Oak Ridge. This win secured St. Francis a tie with Oak Ridge for the League Title. Congratulations to our Lacrosse team!

Season highlight

2008 Lacrosse Season Highlights

Varsity 16 – 0 : UNDEFEATED SEASON

Baggataway Award for Outstanding Academic Leadership & Lacrosse Achievement: Katie Ku

2008 Lacrosse Team Finishes Strong

The SF Lacrosse Team finished the season 16-0 (outside of tournament play). Congratulations to our girls on another great season!

Season highlight

2007 Lacrosse Season Highlight

Baggataway Award for Outstanding Academic Leadership & Lacrosse Achievement: Katie Osborn

Season highlight

2006 Lacrosse Season Highlight

Baggataway Award for Outstanding Academic Leadership & Lacrosse Achievement: Elizabeth Del Real

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Girls’ Lacrosse: Menlo School vs. St. Francis-Sacramento (Non-League Contest)

On Thursday afternoon, April 7, Menlo School (2-0 WBAL-F, 5-3 Overall) hosted St. Francis, Sacramento (9-3 Overall). Menlo defeated St. Francis-Sac with a final score of 16-5 in regulation.

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