Tartans Feature in Lacrosse Post Season Awards

Both Tartan lacrosse programs enjoyed tremendous 2018 seasons, with the girls capturing the Southern Section Championship and the boys finishing as Orange County Champions. U.S. Lacrosse has recognized St. Margaret's athletes as being among the best in the Orange County area.

Young, Groeninger Named Players of the Year

Senior Cailin Young, also named an All-American and member of the All-County First Team, notched 64 goals, 26 assists, 113 draw controls, 43 groundballs and 18 takeaways in the 2018 campaign. Young, who will play for NCAA Div. I San Diego State University next spring, was also named the MVP of the U.S. Lacrosse Orange County Playoffs, with 12 goals and one assist over four games.

Junior Kevin Groeninger, also named an All-American and member of the All-County First Team, powered the Tartan offense with 64 goals and 63 assists on the year.

Reilly Named Coach of the Year

Girls Head Coach Holly Reilly, who joined St. Margaret's in 2014, led the Tartans to an 18-1 record in 2018 and the first U.S. Lacrosse Southern Section Championship since 2008. Reilly, a product of Princeton University, has also played professionally for the Boston Storm and was a USWLX All-Star in 2016.

All-Americans

Senior Andrew Maita and Junior Maddie Barkate join Cailin Young and Kevin Groeninger on the U.S. Lacrosse All-American list. Michael Chew, Andy Shin and Emily Suh earned All-Academic Team honors.

Orange County Chapter First Team

Boys

Attack
Kevin Groeninger

Midfield
Trevor Peay
Michael Chew

Defense
Andrew Maita

Faceoff
Stuart Pollard

Girls

Cailin Young
Maddie Barkate
Campbell Case
Niki Miles

Orange County Chapter Second Team

Boys

Midfield
Koa Todd
Nico Vorzimer
Duke Ballard

Defense
Max Martinez

Goaltender
Zane Handy

Girls

Jordan Miles

Orange County Third Team

Boys

Attack
Andy Shin

Defense
Jason Garrett

Faceoff
Chris Totah

Girls

Emily Suh

Honorable Mention

Boys

Attack
Garrett Kuntz

Midfield
Conrad Hampson
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