Tartans Garner Postseason Lacrosse Accolades, Groeninger Named OCVarsity Athlete of the Year

After securing the 2019 U.S. Lacrosse Southern Section Championships, members of St. Margaret's lacrosse programs have been recognized among the best of the best in Orange County lacrosse.

OCVarsity Boys Lacrosse Athlete of the Year: Kevin Groeninger

Groeninger capped off an exemplary high school career, nabbing Athlete of the Year honors for the second consecutive year. Groeninger amassed 411 career points on 206 goals and 205 assists, making him the all-time leading scorer in California history. Groeninger will take his talents to Bryant University in the fall.

Read more at OCVarsity.com.

MaxLaxOC.com Players of the Year: Kevin Groeninger and Stuart Pollard

Groeninger and Pollard combined their talents to guide St. Margaret's to its first Southern Section title since 2015 and the duo have been recognized as Orange County Players of the Year. Groeninger's 60 goals in the 2019 season were made possible in large part to Pollard's domination at the face-off x. Pollard produced for the Tartans an incredible 385 face-off wins out of 472 attempts (81.6%), keeping St. Margaret's in possession of the ball for the majority of games played. Pollard has committed to The College of the Holy Cross.

Read more at MaxLaxOC.com.

U.S. Lacrosse All-Americans

Maddie Barkate
Kevin Groeninger
Niki Miles
Stuart Pollard
Koa Todd


U.S. Lacrosse Academic All-Americans

Ashlee Caruana
Zane Handy


OCVarsity All-County

Boys

First Team

Duke Ballard, Long-Stick Midfield
Kevin Groeninger, Attack
Zane Handy, Goalie
Stuart Pollard, Face-Off Specialist
Koa Todd, Midfield
Nico Vorzimer, Midfield

Third Team

Cooper Barkate, Midfield
Nate Sanchez, Attack


Girls

First Team

Maddie Barkate, Midfield
Campbell Case, Midfield
Jordan Miles, Attack
Niki Miles, Attack

Second Team

Ashlee Caruana, St. Margaret’s, Defense, Sr.
Grace Karstetter, St. Margaret’s, Attack, Fr.
Olivia Young, St. Margaret’s, Goalie, So.

MaxLaxOC.com All-County

Boys

First Team

Jason Garrett
Kevin Groeninger
Zane Handy
Stuart Pollard
Koa Todd
Nico Vorizmer

Second Team

Duke Ballard

Third Team

Cooper Barkate
Nate Sanchez
Langston Sholl

Honorable Mention

Shane Dzwilewski
 
Assistant of the Year
 
Tom Groeninger

Girls

First Team

Maddie Barkate
Jordan Miles
Niki Miles

Second team

Ashlee Caruana
Campbell Case
Grace Karstetter

Third Team

Olivia Young

Honorable Mention

Audrey Larson
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