Lacrosse Welcomes 18-Woman Freshman Class for Inaugural Season
Oct. 13, 2012
LOS ANGELES - The USC women's lacrosse program will introduce 18 freshmen when it opens play for its inaugural season in the spring of 2013. The Women of Troy signed and welcome the program's first-ever recruiting class to campus with high expectations announced first-year head coach Lindsey Munday.
"We are so excited to officially welcome 18 freshmen to the Trojan Lacrosse Family," said Munday. "This is a very special year for our program, and we are thrilled to have these players on board. This is a very talented group of athletes that will need to make an impact right away. The class has the leadership that we need as a young program, but most importantly, this group brings a passion for lacrosse and a desire for USC Lacrosse make an impact during our inaugural season."
13 of the new Trojans hail from the East Coast with 11 from the states of New Jersey and New York. USC adds just one player from the state of California: Liz Shaeffer of El Dorado Hills (Oak Ridge HS). Maggie Mawhinney has California ties from Murietta but moved to Fort Collins, Colo. to prep at Poudre HS.
2013 USC WOMEN'S LACROSSE FRESHMAN CLASS
The Women of Troy are on the East Coast, this weekend, for their first fall matches. The Trojans will face Iona, Wagner, Hofstra, and Stonybrook on Saturday (Oct. 13) on the campus of Columbia University in New York. Then, USC will take on Rutgers on Sunday (Oct. 14) at Rutgers in New Brunswick, N.J. USC will officially open its inaugural season as hosts of Northwestern in a Feb. 9, 2013 (Saturday) game at the LA Memorial Coliseum. Please visit www.USCTrojans.com for more information.