Lacrosse Girls (Varsity)
Girls Lacrosse - There will be an informational meeting for all girls interested in playing lacrosse this spring on Wednesday, January 24th at 3:30 in the library classroom. We will be discussing open gym dates and tryouts. If you are unable to attend please see Coach Catanzaro for the information.
COACH: Catherine Catanzaro, Head Varsity Girls Lacrosse
2017 VARSITY GIRLS LACROSSE ROSTER
|2017||6||Tara St. Amand||def|
|2017||9||Katherine (Kat) Ragusa||def|
|2017||10||Victoria (Tori) Salanty||attack|
|2017||12||Romayne (Libby) Thompson||def|
|2018||14||Catherine (Cat) Nicholson||def|
|2018||21||Virginia (Ginger) Leonardi||attack|
|2019||23||Johanna (Addie) Sidles||def|
Varsity Head Coach - Catherine Catanzaro
Varsity Assistant Coach - Jenna Zilka
Superintendent: Michael Simeck
Lake Forest 16 - Lake Forest Academy 8
The LFHS Varsity Girls Lacrosse team has advanced to the sectional finals by defeating LFA by a score of 16-8. The sectional final will be played at 5:30 on Monday, 5/22/17 at Lake Zurich High School. Go Scouts!
Lake Forest 17 - Libertyville 3
Lake Forest 15 - Barrington 5
Lake Forest 14 - Glenbrook South 13
Lake Forest 17 - LakeZurich 6
Lake Forest 6 - Hinsdale 17
Lake Forest 6 - Oak Park-River Forest 5
Lake Forest 15 - Glenbrook North 5
Today started the Scouts home stand where they will have eight home games over the next three weeks.
Lake Forest 14 - Stevenson 4
The 2017 home opener for the Scouts did not disappoint. It was a hard fought game that pinned the 2016 North Suburban Conference Champion Stevenson Patriots against a Lake Forest team looking to make a conference championship run in 2017.
Lake Forest 14 - Fenwick 7
The Scouts traveled to Fenwick after taking time over spring break to relax and energize. The girls looked like they were ready to get back into the swing of things with a solid win against a good Fenwick team.
Lake Forest 7 - Montini 9
The reappearance of winter did not deter the Scouts from making the long journey out to Montini were they lost a hard-fought contest to the Broncos 7-9.
Catherine Catanzaro, Head Varsity Girls Lacrosse
Coach Catanzaro has been Head Girls Varsity Lacrosse coach at Lake Forest High School since 2014. Catherine graduated from Longwood College in May of 1999 with a degree in Physical Education. While at Longwood she competed in both field hockey and lacrosse; and was a two time All-American field hockey player.
She has previously held the position of Head Girls Lax coach at Episcopal School of Dallas (2001-2003), Highland Park High School (2006-2008) and Warren Township High School (2009-2013), a program she started in 2008. During her tenure at the Episcopal School of Dallas the team placed 2nd in state and won the North Division.
Currently Catherine is the JV Field Hockey coach at LFHS and teaches in the Wellness Department at Lake Forest High School.
Jenna Zilka, Assistant Varsity Girls Lacrosse
Coach Zilka has been Assistant Girls Varsity Coach at LFHS since 2013 when she returned to her high school alma mater. Jenna was a 4-year lacrosse player at LFHS from 1999-2002. During her senior 2002 season, she was the All-State goalie for the Scouts as they won the school’s first IHSWLA State Championship over Loyola Academy. She went on to play club lacrosse at the University of Kansas, playing offense and goalie.
Jenna comes to LFHS from Barrington High School, where she was the Varsity Assistant from 2008-10, Co-Varsity Head Coach in 2011, & JV Head Coach in 2012. She has also been involved in Lacrosse America from 2007-2008 & IGJL from 2010-2012.
Jenna currently works part time in HR for a medical company. She is married to John Zilka and has a five-year-old daughter, Mallory, and a two-year-old son, Jake.
Coach Filippo has been an LFHS volunteer coach for Varsity Girls Lacrosse since 2016.
Varsity Girls Lacrosse Awards - Spring, 2017
ALL STATE (IHSWLA)