Long Island Women’s and Men’s Lacrosse National Championship Winners


The following Long Island natives won a women’s or men’s lacrosse national championship this past weekend …

Division I Men: Virginia
Connor English, Manhasset
Nick O’Reilly, South Side
Adam Ghitelman, Cold Spring Harbor
Jacob Ghitelman, Cold Spring Harbor
Tom Kelly, Rocky Point
John Walker, Hills West (assistant coach)
Dom Starsia, Valley Stream (Head coach)

Division II Men: Mercyhurst … NONE

Division III Men: Salisbury
Ryan Clarke, Manhasset
Matt Cannone, Bethpage
Shaun Church, Hicksville

Division I Women: Northwestern
Alyssa Leonard, Bay Shore
Shannon Smith, West Babylon
Erin Fitzgerald, Mt. Sinai
Kara Mupo, Rocky Point
Lacey Vigmostad, Northport
Amanda Macaluso, Hauppauge
Jessica Russo, St. Anthony’s
Alexa deLyra, Bay Shore
Brianne LoManto, Rocky Point

Division II Women: Adelphi
Courtney Acker, Blue Point
Nicole Bass, Commack
Meg Brown, Lindenhurst
Joanie Buczkowski, Farmingdale
Frankie Caridi, Commack
Kaitlyn Carter, Mineola
Michelle Ceraso, Massapequa (Kellenberg)
Katelynn Ciaci, Northport
Demmianne Cook, Smithtown East
Devan Crimi, West Islip
Erica Devito, Shoreham-Wading River
Elizabeth Fey, Kings Park
Tara Gangarossa, Farmingdale
Laura Hedges, Longwood
Kristen Jones, St. Anthony’s
Emily Mercier, Rocky Point
Marissa Mills, Islip
Claire Peterson, Wantagh
Jennifer Rojas, Hewlett
Allison Staudt, Rocky Point
Mariel Wenzel, St. John the Baptist
Lindsay Whitfield, Levittown (MacArthur)
Jacqueline Williams, Merrick (Holy Trinity)
Joe Spallina, Rocky Point (head coach)

Division III Women: Gettysburg
Jenn Levy, Manhasset

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