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FinalForms Online Athlete Registration

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Lacrosse Named Sac-Joaquin Section Academic Team Champion; Track and Field Second

LODI, Calif. – The St. Francis varsity lacrosse team was named the Sac-Joaquin Section Academic Team Champion for the 2018 spring campaign.

“We are a well-rounded group of people,” said Head Coach Julia Southard about her team. “The best athletes are good at other things and this show these girls are working hard in the classroom. I am really proud of this achievement.”

The Troubadours posted a combined 3.389 grade point average to edge Oak Ridge (3.354) for the sport title. St. Francis lost to Oak Ridge in the SVL playoffs and North Coast Section playoffs.


2018 Lacrosse Highlights

  • St. Francis went 11-6 on the season under Head Coach Julia Southard, advancing to the North Coast Section playoffs. SF was defeated by 17-6 in the first round by Oak Ridge.
  • The Troubadours lost to Oak Ridge in the semifinals of the Sacramento Valley Lacrosse League playoffs after finishing in fourth in the league standings.
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Lacrosse Battles Oak Ridge Tough in NCS Playoffs

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. – The Oak Ridge lacrosse team, the No. 2 seed in the North Coast Section playoffs and ninth-ranked team in the nation, defeated St. Francis 17-6 in a first-round game Tuesday night.

“Today we showed what type of team we were and we can compete at this level,” said senior Juliette Vielhauer.

The Troubadours opened a 4-1 lead on the Trojans, who had eliminated the team from the Sacramento Valley Lacrosse league playoffs last week.


Junior Varsity Lacrosse Selects Team Awards

RANCHO MURIETA, Calif. – The St. Francis junior varsity team celebrated their record-breaking season with their awards dinner on May 6. The team finished with an 11-3 overall mark, the most wins by the JV program in school history. The team finished the season with an 8-6 win over Davis, a team that defeated St. Francis 15-4 earlier in the season.


Lacrosse Loses to Oak Ridge in SVL Semifinals

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. – Junior Jade Borg and freshman Maggie Price each had two goals but St. Francis lost in the semifinals of the Sacramento Valley Lacrosse League playoffs 12-6 to top seed Oak Ridge on Tuesday night.

“I coached a team that believed they could win the game,” said Head Coach Julia Southard. “They were an inspired group led by our seniors. It was a fun game to watch and be part of. Our kids truly feel they can compete with any team in our league.”


Get to Know: #26 Libby Price

Libby Price has been a four-year member of the program and two-year letter winner for the Troubies. She will be attending Boise State in the fall and is undecided on her major. She has played with her sister this year for the first time on the varsity team. She has two dogs, Hank and Cricket.

Tonight is your final regular season home game. What are your thoughts?
“I am little nervous but I feel we will be able to pull through to do our absolute best. It is sad it is our last official home game. It is weird being a senior.”


Lacrosse’s Bauman Back on the Field after Brain Tumor Scare

Bauman Has Scored 21 Goals This Season

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Less than 10 months ago, sophomore Gabby Bauman was diagnosed with a cavernoma in her brain. While she had successful surgery, she temporarily lost the use of her left arm and needed to relearn how to walk. Today you could never tell things were so scary just a few months ago after watching her have a successful season of lacrosse.


Lacrosse Posts 20-4 Victory over Rio Americano

RANCHO MURIETA, Calif. – The St. Francis lacrosse team had five players score two or more goals in a 20-4 victory over Rio Americano Tuesday night.

“We took what we needed to do and put it all together,” said Vielhauer. “In the beginning, we could not make it work but at the end we came together and figured it out.”

Sophomore Grace Barger led the team with five goals and nine draw controls, while junior Jade Borg tallied four scores to help in the winning effort.

“We worked together really well especially coming off spring break,” said senior Rachel Wick.


Athletics Department Celebrates Spring Signing Day

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Nine St. Francis Catholic High School seniors representing seven different sports made commitments or signed National Letters-of-Intent to play sports in college next fall at a ceremony at the school today.

“It was what I have been waiting for,” said senior Logan Kelly from Rio Linda, who signed with Lewis & Clark College. “It was exciting and I was so glad to get to sign with all the girls from my class. It was a really neat ceremony and I am so grateful for everyone who was a part of it.”


Lacrosse Defeats Gunn 8-7

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. – The St. Francis lacrosse team held on for a 8-7 victory over Gunn of Palo Alto Saturday night to improve to 4-2 on the season.

“Today was hard as a team because we were not able to finish our shots,” said sophomore Grace Barger. “A win is a win and we were able to pull through for the victory. Looking forward we need to start connecting our passes in the middle, not forcing it and making our shots.”


Senior Maggie Pinkston to Play Lacrosse at Benedictine University

Senior Goalie to Sign with Benedictine on April 11

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis senior goalie Maggie Pinkston will play at Division III Benedictine University outside Chicago next fall.

“I am excited to play in college because of the team,” said Pinkston. “It was a different environment. They are there because they want to be and love lacrosse. It made me super excited to go there.”


Get to Know: Lacrosse’s #5 Juliette Vielhauer

Juliette Vielhauer is a four-year varsity player. She has scored 37 goals in 56 career games. She has been playing the game since the fourth grade, enjoying the tough nature of the sport. She is still awaiting college decisions but is hopeful to continue to play the sport in some fashion in college.


Get to Know: Lacrosse’s Rachel Wick

Q&A with Senior Rachel Wick – Rachel Wick is in her second season with the varsity team and fourth overall in the program. Wick, who scored 18 goals last season, started playing in the sixth grade with the Sacramento Stingers. She has two brothers, Kyle and Taylor. Rachel’s fun fact is she broke her arm twice (2 and 4 years old). Both stories involve one of her brothers and a stolen shoe and a pool tool. She hopes to continue playing lacrosse in college in Southern California. She loves to spend time with horses in her free time.


Lacrosse Falls to Davis on Late Goal

DAVIS, Calif. – The St. Francis lacrosse team got a pair of goals by senior Rachel Wick and junior Jade Borg but fell on a late comeback by the Blue Devils Thursday night.

“We are not playing as a team quite yet,” said Head Coach Julia Southard. “The season is long so we have time to make progress but we are out there individually right now and that will not work against a strong opponent.”


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.


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.


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.