Lowell High’s Morghan Casella (left), a Sun All-Star selection, goes up against Shawsheen Tech’s Jackie Farraher in a non-league girls lacrosse
Lowell High's Morghan Casella (left), a Sun All-Star selection, goes up against Shawsheen Tech's Jackie Farraher in a non-league girls lacrosse game earlier this spring. SUN/JULIA MALAKIE

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Cathryn Sennott

Westford Academy

Player of the Year

Sennott expertly patrolled the midfield and led the defense during a fantastic senior season.

Offensively, Sennott compiled 18 goals and seven assists, but her impact went far beyond those numbers. She led the Grey Ghosts in interceptions and forced turnovers. Sennott was a major reason Westford went 14-6-2 and advanced to the Division 1 East semifinals.

She was selected a DCL all-star as well as an Eastern Mass. Girls Lacrosse Coaches all-star first-team pick. Sennott will play lacrosse at the University of New Hampshire.

Leah Cardarelli


The talented junior midfielder led the Colonials in scoring with 47 goals and 12 assists. Blessed with a great sense of anticipation and a head for the game, Cardarelli also collected 51 ground balls and 30 draw controls.

The Dual County League all-star led Acton-Boxboro to a fine 15-4-1 season. An excellent all-around athlete who also excels at hockey, Cardarelli will play field hockey at the University of Michigan once her high school career is over.

Amanda Burns


Only a sophomore, the midfielder netted 64 goals and 24 assists to lead the Indians in scoring. Small but quick, Burns was Billerica's MVP and a Merrimack Valley All-Conference selection.

A three-sport varsity performer, she also excells in soccer as a goalie in hockey. In lacrosse, Burns has an amazing ability to win draws.


Burns, who led Billerica to a 14-6-1 record, notched six goals during a memorable game against a strong North Andover squad.

Rachel Bossi


Bossi produced a team-leading 32 assists and 73 points as well as 41 goals during a memorable junior campaign for the Lions.

The midfielder, a three-year varsity starter, was a Merrimack Valley All-Conference choice. Bossi, who also shines in field hockey and ice hockey, uses her blazing speed to create scoring opportunities. She has been selected a lacrosse captain for Chelmsford High for next spring.

Allie Barrett


Barrett was named Concord-Carlisle's MVP for the second time after netting 50 goals, 22 assists, a team-high 53 ground balls, 10 caused turnovers and 45 draw controls.

A senior midfielder, Barrett excels in all three zones. A three-time DCL all-star, Barrett was a second-team Eastern Mass. Girls Lacrosse Coaches all-star. Barrett overcame two injuries to enjoy a dominant high school career. She will play lacrosse at Trinity College.

Rebecca Olsen


A repeat Sun All-Star, Olsen is one of the most prolific scorers in program history at Concord-Carlisle Regional. She tallied a team-high 74 goals as a senior, and added 14 assists and 15 ground balls.

The attack, who was her team's MVP as a junior, was a two-time Dual County League all-star and four-time varsity letterwinner. An honorable mention Eastern Mass. Girls Lacrosse Coaches all-star, Olsen will play lacrosse at the University of Vermont.

Courtney Langlais


A junior center, Langlais became the first player in Dracut High program history to reach 100 goals for a career. After a 67-goal sophomore season, Langlais produced 54 more goals and 24 assists this spring.

A Merrimack Valley All-Conference pick, Langlais is an unselfish player who also plays strong defense. She will captain Dracut's volleyball, basketball and lacrosse teams as a senior. The Middies' team MVP is receiving lacrosse interest from several colleges.

Amanda Gage

Greater Lowell

A captain of the soccer, basketball and lacrosse teams, Gage will be a difficult athlete to replace at the Tyngsboro school.

The senior attack tallied 141 goals and 45 assists during the first two seasons of the lacrosse program. Gage collected 71 goals and 11 assists this past spring to spark the Gryphons. Gage scored at least one goal in 17 of 18 games, including defeating Marian with 10 seconds left and besting Nashoba Tech at the buzzer.

Nicki Wilkinson


The junior midfielder continued to give Central Mass. goalies nightmares by netting 69 goals and adding 35 assists for 104 points. Wilkinson fueled the Crusaders to a 12-8 campaign, earning Mid-Wach A all-star honors in the process.

A tremendous captain and leader, Wilkinson is a three-year varsity performer who earned 45 ground balls as a junior. The league MVP will play one more season at G-D before she plays lacrosse at the University of Denver.

Olivia Rubeski


Rubeski joined Wilkinson in Groton-Dunstable's 100-point club by notching 67 goals and 33 assists as a senior.

The midfielder earned Midland-Wachusett A Division all-star recognition and also showed off her versatility by collecting 41 ground balls. Blessed with an upbeat nature, Rubeski was a terrific leader for the Crusaders on their way to a 12-8 tournament-qualifying season. Rubeski will play lacrosse at Skidmore College.

Bridget Schofield


The lone sophomore to make last year's Sun team, Schofield was selected this year again as a junior. The midfielder surpassed the 50-point plateau and led the Tigers to a 14-6 season, the best mark in program history, as well as an 11-2 league mark.

The Midland-Wachusett B Division all-star selection was named Littleton's Most Valuable Player. A hard worker who is unselfish, Schofield also plays field hockey and ice hockey for LHS.

Morghan Cassella


Known for her toughness and coachability, Cassella enjoyed a terrific senior season for the Red Raiders. Lowell's Coaches Award recipient produced a team-high 56 goals and 63 points while sparking LHS to an eight-game winning streak and a final record of 11-7.

The Merrimack Valley All-Conference honoree also was a field hockey standout at Lowell High. Cassella will play lacrosse at Framingham State.

Molly Cote

Lowell Catholic

By the time she graduates, Cote should have eye-popping numbers. As a sophomore, the attack generated a team-high 86 goals and 43 assists after notching 43 goals and 18 assists as a freshman.

Lowell Catholic's MVP was named a Catholic Central League all-star after finishing second in the league in scoring. Cote was a major reason the Crusaders won their league title for the second straight season. The Lowell resident led the Crusaders to a fine 16-4 season.

Madison Ozog

North Middlesex

Ozog overcame a major injury last fall -- she was in the hospital for days with a broken back -- to dominate on the lacrosse field this past spring for the Patriots.

Voted a Midland-Wachusett A Division all-star, Ozog looked plenty healthy in tallying 71 goals and 10 assists this past spring. The junior midfielder easily led the Patriots in scoring. Though she has a year left of high school, Ozog has already committed to playing lacrosse at Saint Leo University in Florida.

Hayley Sutherland


A two-year captain and four-year varsity performer, Sutherland was named the Merrimack Valley Conference Division 2 Player of the Year after a strong senior season.

The talented defender was Tewksbury's MVP this spring and Tewksbury's Defensive Player of the Year twice. She tallied four goals and 10 assists, and averaged seven ground balls a game. Sutherland also starred in field hockey and ice hockey. She will play field hockey and lacrosse at Worcester State next year.

Kalie Boyd

Westford Academy

Every great lacrosse team needs an athletic goalkeeper -- and Boyd fits the bill for this all-star squad, as well as for a talented Westford Academy girls lacrosse squad.

A senior, Boyd compiled a save percentage of 57 percent. She collected 202 saves and was a catalyst behind Westford's 14-win season. In addition to being a fine goalie, Boyd was cited for her sportsmanship and team spirit. Boyd will attend the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.

Rachael Mara


Wilmington graduated 12 seniors the season before and all eyes were on Mara this time around -- and the center delivered in a major way as a senior.

Mara followed up a 70-goal junior campaign by finding the back of the net 88 times this past spring. Wilmington's all-time leading scorer in girls lacrosse, Mara also starred in basketball and soccer for the Wildcats. The Team MVP will attend the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.

Jillian Lynam

Lowell Catholic

Coach of the Year

Lynam has coached Lowell Catholic for two seasons -- and the Crusaders have won two Catholic Central League Small School crowns.

Under Lynam's leadership, the Crusaders have compiled a 30-8 record. This spring, Lowell Catholic went 16-4 and won a state tournament game before falling to Marblehead, which advanced all the way to the Div. 2 North final.

Second team

Acton-Boxboro: Amanda Frank, sr.; Maggie Bettez, jr. Bedford: Anna Clerkin, jr. Billerica: Erin Hatch, sr. Bishop Guertin: Mia Vecchione, sr. (Chelmsford). Burlington: Jordan Mathieson, sr. Chelmsford: Baylee Stone, sr. Concord-Carlisle: Hannah Dudley, so. Dracut: Cassidy Diaz, jr. Littleton: Kelsey Doran, sr. Lowell: Francesca Cigliano, sr.; Jess Erickson, sr. Lowell Catholic: Lexi Petzold, sr. Nashoba Tech: Shaylene Hegarty, sr. Pelham: Brooke Paradis, jr. Shawsheen Tech: Rachel McLaren, sr. Tewksbury: Taylor Lirakis, sr. Tyngsboro: Hailey Casey, jr. Westford Academy: Rebecca Sennott, sr.; Jenna Klinka, sr.; Erica Mattila, sr. Wilmington: Caroline Robarge, sr.

Honorable mention

Acton-Boxboro: Elena Cardarelli, sr. Billerica: Caroline Gillis, jr.; Jaime Balboni, jr. Chelmsford: Micaela Sanborn, sr. Concord-Carlisle: Emma Blandhorst, sr. Dracut: Rachel Santos, fr. Greater Lowell Tech: Diana Coutu, so.; Amanda Hem, jr. Groton-Dunstable: Maria Antonellis, so. Littleton: Erin Kish, sr. Lowell: Kelsie Christiansen, sr.; Elizabeth Mahoney, sr. Lowell Catholic: Estelle Penta, so.; Alyssa Anderson, so.; Courtney Lanier, sr. Nashoba Tech: Bryana Robinson, sr.; Amber Uzzell, jr. North Middlesex: Kimmie Zuccaro, jr.; Emily Valacer, jr. Pelham: Amanda Barton, so.; Lily Shlimon, fr. Shawsheen Tech: Alisha Shidaki, sr.; Michelle Farraher, so. Tewksbury: Carlye Slavin, jr.; Amanda Brown, jr. Tyngsboro: Jackie Richardson, jr.; Monique Martin, sr. Westford Academy: Hailey MacDonald, sr.; Stacy Shackleton, sr.; Tianna Habosian, sr.; Haley Cogliano, fr. Wilmington: Ashley Warren, so.