July 28, 2014

Women's Lacrosse Welcomes Class of 2018

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown women's lacrosse head coach Keely McDonald '00 has announced the incoming class of 2018 slated to join the Bears for the 2015 season.  The talented nine-member class includes siblings of current and former Brown players, as well as a freshman from the nearby Moses Brown School in Providence.

"We are thrilled about the 2018 class, they are a talented group and each player is a perfect fit for Brown University and our program," said McDonald.  "The combined athleticism, determination and character in this class will guide Brown lacrosse for years to come. It is also exciting to have Emma Dahle and Marissa Hudgins, sisters of current and former Bears, join the team. We can't wait to start working with these student athletes."

Emma Dahle
Hometown: Wynnewood, Pa.
High School: Friends' Central School
Height: 5'6"
Position: Midfield/Attack
Dahle Facts: Two-time captain … First Team All-American in 2013 and 2014 … 2014 USL Jackie Pitts Award winner … First Team All-Southeastern Pennsylvania selection … Friends' Central MVP in 2013-14 … Friends' Central's all-time leading scorer … Academic All-American honors in 2013-14 … her sister, Rebecca, is a junior on the Brown women's lacrosse team.
Why Brown?: "Brown is the perfect academic and athletic fit, I couldn't be more excited to be part of the tradition of both the school and the lacrosse program."


Marissa Hudgins
Hometown: Syracuse, N.Y.
High School: West Genesee
Height: 5'10"
Position: Defense
Hudgins Facts: Tallied 25 goals, 15 assists, 42 draw controls, and 29 caused turnovers as a senior … All-American, Academic All-American, and All-CNY selection … National Honor Society member … has two brothers, Marcus and Nelson, and a sister, Bre, who graduated in 2014 ranked third on Brown's all-time scoring list with 167 points.
Why Brown?: "I chose Brown because I love the atmosphere and the freedom I have with my education."

Yuna Hur
Hometown:
Stony Brook, N.Y.
High School:
The Hotchkiss School
Height:
5'3"
Position:
Attack/Midfield
Hur Facts: Senior captain … USL Team 1 All-American … two-time USL Academic All-American … Babe Didrikson Award winner for Best Female Athlete … named NEPSWLA All-Star and Most Valuable Offensive Player … Newsday's Player of the Week "Rising Star" … has a brother, Young.
Why Brown?: "The healthy balance of being a student-athlete really stood out to me when I visited and attended classes at Brown.  Having the opportunity to explore your interests was appealing to me.  The coaching staff and teammates were immediately welcoming and were willing to motivate each other, on and off the field." 

Brianna Irons
Hometown: Wallingford, Pa.
High School: Strath Haven
Height: 5'4"
Position: Defense/Midfield
Irons Facts: As a senior, posted 44 goals and 17 assists … tallied 25 goals and seven assists as a junior … senior captain … All-Delco First Team and All-Central First Team selections in 2014 … three-sport athlete (soccer, indoor track, lacrosse) … National Honor Society and Academic All-American in 2013 and 2014 … has a brother, Zack, and a sister, Grace.
Why Brown?: "The challenging and highly regarded academics, the beautiful campus, and the balanced but competitive mindset of the team and coaching staff."

Mikaela Karlsson
Hometown: Framingham, Mass.
High School: St. Mark's School
Height: 5'8"
Position: Goaltender
Karlsson Facts: Three-sport athlete (cross country, ice hockey, lacrosse) … 6.10 goals-against average in 2014 … caused 23 turnovers … First Team All-Independent School League selection in 2012 and 2014 … First Team US Lacrosse High School All-American selection in 2013 and 2014 … New England Prep School All-Star … team MVP and captain in her senior season … Four-year Honor Roll and AP Scholar … has a brother, Nick.
Why Brown?: "Brown has so much to offer athletically, academically, and culturally.  The academic philosophy, the campus vibe, and the lacrosse program make Brown a perfect place for the ideal student-athlete experience."

Hannah Langmuir
Hometown: Providence, R.I.
High School: Moses Brown School
Height: 5'8"
Position: Midfield
Langmuir Facts: Played field and lacrosse at Moses Brown … senior captain … 2014 Division I All-League, All-State, and All-American selection … Moses Brown Varsity Most Valuable Player Award in 2013 … Herbert and Claiborne Pell Medal for History … Ben Tre Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts.
Why Brown?: "Open curriculum and other unique opportunities as well as the entire women's lacrosse program drew me to Brown."

Rose Mangiarotti
Hometown: Locust Valley, N.Y.
High School: Friends Academy
Height: 5'11"
Position: Attack
Mangiarotti Facts: Three-sport athlete (cross country, basketball, lacrosse) … four-year varsity lacrosse player … MVP in junior and senior seasons … All-County selection in 2014 … senior captain … All-County Honorable Mention in junior and sophomore seasons … has a brother, Teddy, and two sisters, Meredith (Villanova lacrosse) and Margot … her father, Edward, played football at Columbia … has an uncle, Quentin Murray, who played football at Virginia and with the Kansas City Chiefs.
Why Brown?: "I fell in love with the happiness I could feel in the campus' atmosphere immediately after arriving.  It was my dream to play lacrosse at an Ivy League school and I really liked Brown's exceptional academic reputation."

Lindsey Repp
Hometown: Scarsdale, N.Y.
High School: Scarsdale
Height: 5'3"
Position: Midfield
Repp Facts: Posted 237 goals and 91 assists over four-year career at Scarsdale High School … senior captain … US Lacrosse All-American in 2013 … Three-time All-Section and four-time All-League selection … Scarsdale's all-time leading scorer …  also played field hockey, totaling 48 goals and 43 assists over three seasons … her father, Paul, played lacrosse at Penn State from 1974-78.
Why Brown?: "I chose Brown because of its unique approach to academics, tremendous dedication to athletics, and its amazing location in Providence.  Coaches Keely McDonald, Meg Miller, and Sarah Holden represent the ideal group of mentors to guide me to maximize my potential in the classroom and on the field."

Madison White
Hometown: Alexandria, Va.
High School: The Madeira School for Girls
Height: 5'5"
Position: Midfield
White Facts: Two-sport athlete … totaled 71 goals and 20 assists combined over junior and senior seasons … controlled 50 draws in 2014 … ISL All-League Honorable Mention in 2013 and 2014 … National Merit Scholar Semi-Finalist … her father, Eric, was a pole vaulter at USC from 1985-88 … has two siblings, Auguste and Helen.
Why Brown?: "I chose Brown because I loved the way the curriculum is oriented so that the student has ample room to take control of what she wishes to learn while at Brown."