Women's Lacrosse Welcomes Eight as Class of 2018
PRINCETON, N.J. (7/22/14) – Princeton head women’s lacrosse coach Chris Sailer is pleased to announce the eight student-athletes who will join the team this fall as the Class of 2018.
“We're excited to welcome the Class of 2018 to Princeton,” Sailer said. “Over the course of the next four years, their experience as Tigers will be impactful and transformative. We couldn't be happier that each of these accomplished and driven young women chose Princeton, and we're eager to see all that they will add to our team, both on and off the field, over the next four years.”
Colby Chanenchuk, 5-7, Attack/Midfield, Natick, Mass./Noble & Greenough
A three-sport athlete at Noble & Greenough, Chanenchuk totaled four New England championships and seven league championships with her teams. She captained the lacrosse team her senior year as the team won its second Independent School League (ISL) championship in four years. The Bulldogs also won the championship during her undefeated freshmen year. Chanenchuk is a two-time US Lacrosse All-America and an Under Armour Underclass All-America. She is a three-time all-league and New England all-star and played for Lower New England in the women’s national tournament in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Chanenchuk led Noble & Greenough in assists in both 2012 and 2013 and was given the Girls Lacrosse Bowl, awarded to the player who has contributed most significantly both in performance and spirit. She plays club for Revolution Lacrosse. Earning four varsity letters in basketball, Chanenchuk and her squad were four-time league champions and three-time New England Prep School athletic Council (NEPSAC) Class A champions. While winning three varsity letters in soccer, Chanenchuk and the squad won the 2012 league champion and 2014 New England championship.
Addie Ewald, 5-5, Defense/Midfield, Tiburon, Calif./Groton School
Graduating magna cum laude from The Groton School, Ewald was a two-sport athlete competing in lacrosse and cross country. She captained the Zebras both her junior and senior years. During her senior season she scored 27 goals and 30 assists, adding 57 ground balls and 32 draw controls en route to earning team MVP honors. She was awarded the 2014 Cornelia Amory Frothingham Athletic Prize, given by the Frothingham family to a girl in the Sixth Form who has demonstrated all-around athletic ability and has shown exemplary qualities of leadership and sportsmanship. Ewald twice earned first-team all-Independent School League (ISL) honors and was a two-time New England Prep School Women’s Lacrosse Association (NEPSWLA) all-star. A four-year letterwinner in cross country, Edwald earned team MVP honors in 2012 and 2013 and the Coach’s Award in 2010. She earned four all-ISL honors, was a three-time member of the all-New England Team and was a two-year captain. Ewald also played for Revolution Lacrosse and was on the 2013 Lower New England 2 team.
Abby Finkelston, 5-8, Midfield, Leonardtown, Md./Leonardtown HS
A three-sport athlete at Leonardtown High School, Finkelston excelled on both the lacrosse and field hockey fields. As a junior, Finkelston captured first-team USL All-America honors and was a Washington Post honorable mention all-metro pick. She is a two-time first-team all-league honoree and was named second-team in 2011, while claiming three all-county honors. The Raiders posted a 55-12 record during her four years and were undefeated league champions all four years. A two-year captain, Finkleston was named the team’s MVP in 2013 as she led the Raiders in scoring and in draws. As a sophomore she earned the Coach’s Award and was the Rookie of the Year as a freshman. An injury sidelined her for her entire senior season. In field hockey, Finkelston was first-team all-league, second-team all-state and the 2012 Southern Maryland Athletic Conference Player of the Year. She was also named to the 2013 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA High School National Academic Squad. She also lettered in basketball.
Finkelston played club for Maryland United. She was on the US Lacrosse DC Metro Team 1 and Team 2 and the Under Armour All-America Washington DC team. She also had a tryout with the US Junior Olympic Field Hockey team and played for the Atlantic Storm Chasers Field Hockey Club.
Haley Giraldi, 5-8, Attack, Woodbine, Md./Our Lady of Good Counsel HS
Giraldi totaled 103 goals and 61 assists for 164 points during her four-year tenure at Our Lady of Good Counsel, where the Falcons posted a 66-17 record. As a senior she tallied 30 goals and 19 assists. The squad won the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) league championship in both 2013 and 2011. Giraldi is a three-time first-team WCAC player and was named Washington Post honorable mention and first-team Capital Gazette in 2014, and second-team Capital Gazette in 2013. Giraldi played club for Hero’s Club Lacrosse and competed on the US Lacrosse DC Metro Team 1 and Team 2. Her Metro 1 Team won the schoolgirls national tournament in 2013, the same year she captured national all-academic honors. A three-year letterwinner in field hockey, Giraldi was captain in 2013 and earned second-team and honorable mention honors in her career. Giraldi was recently named a 2014 US Lacrosse All-America and all-academic.
Kennedy Krauss, 5-7, Midfield, Chatham, N.J./Chatham HS
A four-year letterwinner at Chatham High School, Krauss finished her career with 36 goals, 12 assists and 40 ground balls. She did not play her senior year due to an injury, but was the team captain. The Cougars posted a 64-26 record during her four years and were the two-time New Jersey Group II state champions, winning in 2011 and 2012. Chatham was two-time Northwest Jersey Athletic Conference champions and was the 2012 New Jersey Tournament of Champions runner-up and Morris County Champion. Krause played club for Building Blocks Lacrosse and competed on the Northern NJ 1st Team at the 2012 USL Schoolgirls National Tournament. She also was on the 2012 and 2013 Under Armour Underclassmen New Jersey Team, taking second-place in the tournament in 2012. Krauss also lettered in soccer at Chatham her junior year.
Mary Kate McDonough, 5-8, Goalie, Delmar, N.Y./Bethlehem Central HS
McDonough is a three-year letterwinner for Bethlehem Central, capping her career with a .485 save percentage. As a senior she was team captain and had 114 saves and a .480 save percentage. The Eagles were the 2013 Section 2 semifinalists, making the school’s first appearance in the eight years. A 2013 honorable mention Section 2 all-star, McDonough earned national all-academic honors as both a junior and senior. McDonough won her team’s 4-D Award (for dedication, determination, desire and drive) and was the team’s Most Dedicated Player in 2013. She was also a member of the field hockey team.
Elise McNulty, 5-8, Midfield, Arnold, Md./Broadneck HS
A four-year letterwinner at Broadneck High School, McNulty captained the lacrosse team her senior year. She scored 66 goals and 24 assists to add to her career total of 167 goals and 58 assists. The Bruins went 59-13 during her tenure and were the 2013 4A/3A Maryland state champions and 2014 co-country champions. McNulty earned a number of awards her senior year including: All-America, Jackie Pitts Award, Anne Arundel County Player of the Year, first-team all-county, first-team coaches all-county and Baltimore Sun first-team all-metro. She also was named second-team all-county and second-team Coaches all-county both her junior and sophomore years, and was awarded her team’s Heart Award in 2012. McNulty was twice named the Capital Gazette Player of the Week in lacrosse. She also played for the Maryland United Lacrosse Club. McNulty was recently named a 2014 US Lacrosse All-America.
McNulty also earned four letters in soccer, three in basketball and one in indoor track at Broadneck. During her senior soccer season when she was named team MVP she also earned honors as first-team all-state, all-south selection, first-team Baltimore Sun all-metro, second-team Washington Post all-metro, first-team all-county, first-team coaches all-county and NSCAA Senior Excellence Award. As a junior she was second-team all-state, second-team all-county, second-team Baltimore Sun all-metro, honorable mention Washington Post all-metro and first-team coaches all-county. She was also first-team all-county in the indoor 3200 relay.
Camille Sullivan, 5-4, Midfield, Bellevue, Wash./Interlake HS
Sullivan has been with the Bellevue East Lacrosse team since sixth grade and a member of the varsity team since her freshman year. She was a three-time team captain, as Bellevue East posted a 31-18-4 record. She finished with 226 goals and 46 assists, averaging 5.4 points per game while adding 212 ground balls, 213 draws and 118 caused turnovers. As a freshman she guided the team to the Division II state championship where she was named MVP of the championship as the team posted a 13-2 record. Sullivan is a four-time first-team all-conference and all-state honoree, and captured All-America and national all-academic honors as a junior. During her senior year, Sullivan scored 76 goals with 14 assists, 74 ground balls, 83 draws and 46 caused turnovers. She was a member of the Community Service team as the team reached the Division I quarterfinals. Voted the team’s MVP all four years she was named the team’s Most Inspirational Player as a senior. Sullivan also played for the Puget Sound Select Club during the offseason, and was a four-year member of Team Washington. Sullivan graduated from Interlake High School in 2014, where she played soccer and basketball. [Washington does not recognize lacrosse as an interscholastic sport]. Additionally, Sullivan has been as assistant coach at youth levels for several years and was the head coach of the U13 team in 2014. Click here to read a feature story on Sullivan