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COACH: Catherine Catanzaro, Head Varsity Girls Lacrosse


Coach Catanzaro
ccatanzaro@lfschools.net
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Schedule

Rosters

Athletics Roster

2018 VARSITY GIRLS LACROSSE ROSTER


Grade Number Name Position
91 Blythe Karrasattack
123 Grace Geraghtymid
104 Emma O'Connorattack
125Kara Antonuccimid
106 Gracie McGowanmid
11 7Logan Hanekampmid
12 8 Caroline Skinnermid
10 9 Sabrina Siegaldef
1110 Emma Kellyattack
1011 Charlotte Domittnermid
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12 Audrey Kausmid
12 14 Catherine (Cat) Nicholsondef
1115 Julia Kuetemeyerdef
11 16 Lauren Tustisondef
1217Mary Dohenygk
1118Kirsten Larsonattack
1019 Grace Kelliegk
12 21 Virginia (Ginger) Leonardiattack
1222Olivia Douglassmid
1123 Johanna (Addie) Sidlesdef
1124 Sarah Considinedef
1125Paige Halminiakattack
1026Allison Wicksmid
1128Lauren Gambitattack


Varsity Head Coach - Catherine Catanzaro
Varsity Assistant Coach - Jenna Zilka

Superintendent: Michael Simeck
Principal: Dr. Chala Holland
Athletic Director: Tim Burkhalter

Nickname: Scouts
Team Colors: Royal Blue & Gold
Enrollment 1672

Team News

Team News


5/25/18
Lake Forest 11 - Stevenson 3

Team members pictured with Sectional Trophy.
The Scouts came up with another lopsided victory against a team who had also done the same during this playoff--defeating Carmel 13-3 in their Sectional Semifinal game. Defense held a strong Stevenson team to just three points.

Lake Forest will take on New Trier, who defeated Glenbrook South 14-7 in their Sectional Semifinal game. Lake Forest will be hosting the Super-Sectional game on May 29 at West Campus Varsity Field starting at 7:30 PM. See you there. Go Scouts!!

GOALS: Kara Antonucci (3), Audrey Kaus (4), Ginger Leonardi (2), Gracie McGowan (1), Caroline Skinner (1)
ASSISTS: Kara Antonucci (1), Ginger Leonardi (2)
DRAW CONTROLS: Kara Antonucci (3), Audrey Kaus (1), Gracie McGowan (4)
SAVES: Mary Doheny (4)

Coaches and Seniors celebrate Sectional Championship


05/23/18
Lake Forest 15 - Lake Zurich 4
The Scouts had no problem in getting by Lake Zurich, but Stevenson lies ahead when the Scouts meet them for the Sectional Championship game on Friday, May 25 at Warren High School - 500 N. O'Plaine Rd in Gurnee at 7:00PM. Each team has had lopsided victories on their way to the Sectional Championship. Could that result in a close contest for the championship game?

Congratulations go out to Audrey Kaus and Kara Antonucci, who were selected for the 2018 IHSA Girls Lacrosse All-State Honorable Mention Team. The First Team and Honorable Mention honorees can be viewed here.

LAKE FOREST GOALS: Kara Antonucci (6), Audrey Kaus (3), Ginger Leonardi (3), Gracie McGowan (2), Olivia Douglass (1)
ASSISTS: Audrey Kaus (3)
INTERCEPTIONS: Kara Antonucci (1), Olivia Douglass (1), Audrey Kaus (1)
DRAW CONTROLS: Kara Antonucci (5), Audrey Kaus (2), Caroline Skinner (1)
SAVES: Mary Doheny (7)


GO SCOUTS!


Varsity Boys and Girls Lacrosse Teams Advance to Sectional Semi-Finals

05/21/18
Lake Forest Girls Varsity Lacrosse 18 - Vernon Hills 4

Despite the rainy day, both the Boys and Girls Varsity Lacrosse teams were able to come away with victories in convincing fashion at the Lake Forest Quarter-Final round. First, the girls defeated Vernon Hills 18-4 in the first game of the night and advanced to the Sectional Semifinal round vs Lake Zurich at Warren Township O'Plaine Campus on May 23 starting at 7:00PM.

The Scouts were in control all the way: LAKE FOREST GOALS: Kara Antonucci (6), Audrey Kaus (4), Emma Kelly (1), Ginger Leonardi (1), Emma O'Connor (1), Addie Sidles (1), Sabrina Siegel (1), Caroline Skinner (3)
ASSISTS: Kara Antonucci (1), Olivia Douglass (1), Emma Kelly (1), Ginger Leonardi (1), Cat Nicholson (1), Caroline Skinner (2); DRAW CONTROLS: Kara Antonucci (5), Audrey Kaus (1), Caroline Skinner (2); SAVES: Mary Doheny (2)


05/15/18
Lake Forest 9 - Evanston 10

GOALS: Kara Antonucci (3), Audrey Kaus (2), Ginger Leonardi(1), Caroline Skinner (3);
ASSISTS: Kara Antonucci (1), Audrey Kaus (1), Addie Sidles (1), Caroline Skinner (2)
DRAW CONTROLS: Audrey Kaus (2), Caroline Skinner (2);
SAVES: Mary Doheny (8);



05/10/18
Lake Forest 17 - Mundelein 5

GOALS: Kara Antonucci (3), Olivia Douglass (2), Lauren Gambit (1), Audrey Kaus (4), Emma Kelly (1), Ginger Leonardi (3), Cat Nicholson (1), Caroline Skinner (1)

ASSISTS: Olivia Douglass (1), Gracie McGowan (1), Cat Nicholson (1), Caroline Skinner (1)

DRAW CONTROLS: Kara Antonucci (5), Audrey Kaus (4), Cat Nicholson (1)

SAVES: Mary Doheny (1), Grace Kellie (1)


05/09/18
Lake Forest 15 - Warren 2

GOALS: Kara Antonucci (3), Gracie McGowan (2) Caroline Skinner (1), Emma Kelly (1), Kirsten Larson (2), Olivia Douglass (1), Ginger Leonardi (2) Audrey Kaus (2), Sarah Considine (1)

ASSISTS: Emma O'Connor (1), Kara Antonucci (2), Caroline Skiner (2), Audrey Kaus (4), Sarah Considine

SAVES: Mary Doheny (2), Grace Kellie (1)


05/08/2018
Lake Forest 4 - New Trier 16

GOALS: Kara Antonucci (2), Audrey Kaus(1), Ginger Leonardi (1);
DRAW CONTROLS:
Kara Antonucci (5), Audrey Kaus (2), Gracie McGowan (1), Caroline Skinner (1);
SAVES:
Mary Doheny (3), Grace Kellie


05/05/18
Lake Forest 11 - Oak Park-River Forest 5

GOALS: Kara Antonucci (3), Audrey Kaus (3), Ginger Leonardi (1), Caroline Skinner (4);
ASSISTS: Kara Antonucci (2), Olivia Douglass (2), Blythe Karras (1), Cat Nicholson (1);
DRAWS: Kara Antonucci (3);
SAVES: Mary Doheny (6)


05/04/18
Lake Forest 15 - Palatine 7

GOALS: Kara Antonucci (3), Logan Hanekamp (1), Audrey Kaus (6), Emma O'Connor (1), Caroline Skinner (4);
ASSISTS: Kara Antonucci (2), Logan Hanekamp (1), Audrey Kaus (1), Gracie McGowan (1), Emma O'Connor (1);
DRAWS: Kara Antonucci (3), Audrey Kaus (4);
SAVES: Mary Doheny (8)


04/24/18
Lake Forest 18 - Libertyville 5

GOALS: Kara Antonucci (5), Charlotte Domittner (1), Olivia Douglass (1), Audrey Kaus (5), Emma Kelly (2), Caroline Skinner (4);

ASSISTS: Charlotte Domittner (1), Audrey Kaus (1), Gracie McGowan (1), Caroline Skinner (1);

DRAW CONTROL: Kara Antonucci (7), Audrey Kaus (1), Caroline Skinner (1), Gracie McGowan (1);

SAVES: Mary Doheny (5), Grace Kellie (2)


04/23/18
Lake Forest 18 - Lake Forest Academy 3

The Scouts were able to start their week off with a big win against the crosstown Caxy's. Lake Forest still has 3 games to play this week, including two conference games.

GOALS: Charlotte Domittner (2), Olivia Douglass (2), Logan Hanekamps (1), Blythe Karras (1), Audrey Kaus (3), Kirsten Larson (1), Ginger Leonardi (3), Cat Nicholson(1), Emma O'Connor (1), Caroline Skinner (2);

ASSISTS: Audrey Kaus (1), Emma O'Connor (1), Caroline Skinner (3);

INTERCEPTIONS: Audrey Kaus(1);

DRAW CONTROL: Olivia Douglass (2), Audrey Kaus (5), Caroline Skinner (3)

SAVES: Mary Doheny (2), Grace Kellie (2)


04/21/18
Lake Forest 7 - York 11
GOALS:
Audrey Kaus (3), Caroline Skinner (3), Olivia Douglass (1),
ASSISTS: Caroline Skinner (2)

SAVES: Mary Doheny (5) Grace Kellie (1)


04/13/18
Lake Forest 10 - St. Ignatius 12

Lake Forest Goals: Audrey Kaus (7), Charlotte Domittner (1), Gracie McGowan (1), Emma O'Connor (1);
Assists: Sarah Considine (2), Olivia Douglass (2), Logan Hanekamp (1), Blythe Karras (1), Ginger Leonardi (1);
Draw Control: Olivia Douglass (7), Audrey Kaus (3), Gracie McGowan (1);
Saves: Mary Doheny (3), Grace Kellie (5)




04/10/18
Lake Forest 5 - Glenbrook South 13
The Titans scored 11 goals in the second half to the Scout's 2 goals on their way to an eight-goal win over the injury-plagued Scouts.
GOALS: Audrey Kaus (3), Gracie McGoan (2);
ASSISTS: Charlotte Domittner (1);
DRAW CONTROL: Audrey Kaus (3), Gracie McGowan (1);
SAVES: Mary Doheny (6)




Girls Lacrosse opens it 2018 season with the Loyola Tournament. This year the six-team, round-robin style tournament includes, Loyola Academy, Montini Catholic, Mother McAuley, Fenwick, Maine South and Lake Forest.

3/15/18
Lake Forest 8 - Mother McAuley 4

Key Stats:

  • Goals: Audrey Kaus (3), Kirsten Larson (2), Caroline Skinner (2), Sarah Considine
  • Assists: Charlotte Domittner, Audrey Kaus, Ginger Leonardi (2), Caroline Skinner
  • Draw Controls: Sarah Considine, Logan Hanekamp, Audrey Kaus, Gracie McGowan (2), Caroline Skinner (3)
  • Interceptions: Gracie McGowan and Caroline Skinner
  • Saves: Mary Dohney (2), Grace Kellie (2)

3/17/18
Lake Forest 5 - Montini 4

Key Stats:

  • Goals: Audrey Kaus (2), Caroline Skinner (2), Ginger Leonardi
  • Assists: Ginger Leonardi
  • Draw Controls: Caroline Skinner (2)
  • Interceptions: Caroline Skinner
  • Saves: Mary Dohney (11),

3/17/18
Lake Forest 3 - Maine South 10

Key Stats:

  • Goals: Olivia Douglass (2), Emma Kelly
  • Assists: Audrey Kaus
  • Draw Controls: Audrey Kaus, Caroline Skinner
  • Saves: Mary Dohney (7)

3/17/18
Lake Forest 8 - Fenwick 1

Key Stats:

  • Goals: Olivia Douglass, Blythe Karras, Kirsten Larson (2), Ginger Leonardi (2), Gracie McGowan
  • Assists: Logan Hanekamp, Caroline Skinner (5)
  • Draw Controls: Olivia Douglass (3), Gracie McGowan, Caroline Skinner
  • Interceptions: Blythe Karras
  • Saves: Mary Dohney (4)


BEGIN 2018 SEASON


05/17/17
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!

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04/13/17
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.

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04/08/17
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.

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03/23/17
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.

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Coaches

Coaches

Catherine Catanzaro, LFHS Head Varsity Girls Lacrosse CoachCatherine Catanzaro, Head Varsity Girls Lacrosse
ccatanzaro@lfschools.net

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, LFHS Assistant Varsity Girls Lacrosse CoachJenna Zilka, Assistant Varsity Girls Lacrosse
jns.zilka@gmail.com

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.


Gina Filippo, Volunteer Varsity Girls Lacrosse


Coach Filippo has been an LFHS volunteer coach for Varsity Girls Lacrosse since 2016.

Awards

AWARDS

VARSITY GIRLS LACROSSE AWARDS - Spring, 2018


TEAM MEMBERS
2019 Sarah Considine
2020 Charlotte Domittner
2019 Lauren Gambit
2019 Paige Halminiak
2019 Logan Hanekamp
2021 Blythe Karras
2020 Grace Kellie
2019 Emma Kelly
2019 Julia Kuetemeyer
2019 Kirsten Larson
2020 Grace McGowan
2020 Emma OConnor
2019 Johanna (Addie) Sidles
2020 Sabrina Siegel
2019 Lauren Tustison
2020 Allison Wicks
*4th yr. participation
2018 Kara Antonucci
2018 Mary Doheny
2018 Olivia Douglass
2018 Audrey Kaus
2018 Virginia Leonardi
2018 Catherine Nicholson
2018 Caroline Skinner

CAPTAINS
Caroline Skinner
Mary Doheny
Johanna (Addie) Sidles

ALL ACADEMIC
Sarah Considine
Mary Doheny
Olivia Douglass
Logan Hanekamp
Audrey Kaus
Emma Kelly
Julia Kuetemeyer
Kirsten Larson
Virginia Leonardi
Johanna (Addie) Sidles
Caroline Skinner
Lauren Tustison


NSC SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD
Olivia Douglass

ALL CONFERENCE
Kara Antonucci
Mary Doheny
Olivia Douglass
Audrey Kaus
Johanna (Addie) Sidles
Caroline Skinner

ALL STATE (IHSWFLA)
Kara Antonucci
Audrey Kaus

MOST VALUABLE
Mary Doheny

MOST IMPROVED
Emma Kelly

COACHES AWARD
Olivia Douglass

HAMMER AWARD
Virginia (Ginger) Leonardi

2018 Varsity Girls Lacrosse Season Summary

SEASON SUMMARY
Regular Season Record
W: 10 L: 9

Conference Record – 2nd Place
W: 4 L: 1

Overall Record
W: 13 L: 9

FIRST YEAR AS AN IHSA SPORT

Archived Awards

VARSITY GIRLS LACROSSE AWARDS - SPRING, 2018

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Varsity Girls Lacrosse Awards - Spring 2015

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Varsity Girls Lacrosse Awards - Spring 2014

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