Girl’s Lacrosse Stomps out the Competition

The 2021 Girl’s Lacrosse team made it to the second round of playoffs and finished the season 11-4. Within the BCSL Patriot Division, the team was nearly undefeated, with a league record of 10-1. The team was faced with the challenges of Covid but battled each and every game because at any moment it could be their last. They all set their minds towards a common goal and got together for more than the sport itself.

Junior Veronica Campbell was the team leader of goals scored this season, with a total of 51. Senior Allison McAneney led the team in assists, totaling 19 for the season. Campbell was also the team leader for total points scored, with 66 points scored over the course of the season. 

Senior Hailey Dwyer explained the team’s mindset heading into the season. 

“Some goals we had as a team [were] to of course win and play our very best, but also to make this team feel like a family and to make a lot of memories that we missed out on last season,” Dwyer said.

Senior Erin Roszkowiak echoed a similar sentiment.

“I really wanted this season to be memorable and fun. I also wanted to improve my skills. The season thus far has been exciting, fun, different, and one to remember,” Roszkowiak said.

As sports approached a return to a more normal season, the team was taking full advantage of it and making the most out of the season.

“This season has been my favorite so far in my career – missing out on last season was really hard for everyone and I think that’s what made this one more special,” Dwyer said. “This season is different as it is shorter than usual and there’s always the worry of COVID in the back of our minds, but we haven’t let that come between us and our goals.” 

Playing these sports aren’t just about the sport itself but everything that comes with it such as making friends, memories to remember, and so much more.

“My favorite aspect of participating in my sport is being able to spend time with the team. I love lacrosse and having other girls around me that do too is really great,” Dwyer said. 

Despite the challenges of this year, the returning leaders of the team helped them dominate the Burlington County standings, ranking 1st overall, and 2nd behind RV in the Conference. With the end of the season comes the graduation of seven seniors.