Lacrosse - Varsity Girls
2018 Team Store: https://championschoice.tuosystems.com/stores/thay...
2017 Award Winners:
MVP: Fiona Griffin
Coaches Award: Abby McGrath
All-League: Dylan Amonte, Devin Fitzpatrick
Honorable Mention: Anna Costello, Mairead Anderson
Thayer varsity girls' lacrosse has experienced unparalleled success in New England over the past fifteen years. Nationally ranked on Lax Power, we have won ISL titles, enjoyed undefeated seasons, and we have done it all with a consistent focus on teamwork and determined effort. Thayer won the ISL championship in 1993, 2001, 2010, and most recently in 2012. We were runners-up in the league in 2000, 2004, 2006, 2007, and 2009, and 2011. Over the past fifteen years, the team has never dipped below fourth in the ISL final standings. Always at the top of the league, Thayer lacrosse emphasizes a team approach to play and a deep understanding of the game itself. Thayer is committed to consistent excellence.
Win vs Andover 13-12:
|11||Dylan Amonte||Midfield||2019||Norwell, MA|
|15||Mairead Anderson||Attack/Midfield||2017||Scituate, MA|
|12||Ava Cornforth||Midfield||2020||Milton, MA|
|16||Anna Costello||Defense/Midfield||2018||Milton, MA|
|2||Devin Fitzpatrick||Midfield||2019||Norwell, MA|
|3||Grace Foresteire||Defense||2019||Plymouth, MA|
|9||Gabriella Grattan||Defense||2020||Milton, MA|
|23||Fiona Griffin||Midfield||2017||Duxbury, MA|
|24||Leanne Hayden||Defense||2018||Cohasset, MA|
|21||Rachel Kraan||Defense||2018||Hull, MA|
|5||Audrey Linell||Defense||2020||Dedham, MA|
|4||Stephanie Lyons||Defense||2018||Boston, MA|
|22||Abby McGrath||Defense||2017||Hull, MA|
|14||Katherine Meehan||Midfield||2017||Quincy, MA|
|23||Christina Meucci||Attack||2019||Braintree, MA|
|13||Molly Mullally||Defense||2018||Quincy, MA|
|6||Mary O'Donnell||Attack||2018||Cohasset, MA|
|8||Ilona Perry||Attack||2018||Dover, MA|
|20||Alexandra Rooney||Attack/Midfield||2017||Milton, MA|
|18||Margaret Skillman||Goalkeeper||2018||Hingham, MA|
|GK||Emily Smith||Goalkeeper||2018||Abington, MA|
|10||Mia Vaida||Attack||2018||Westwood, MA|
|Meghan Webb||Defense||2020||Kingston, MA|
Anni ZukauskasHead CoachA 1994 Thayer alum, Anni first returned to Thayer in 2000. She taught painting and drawing in Thayer’s Upper School visual arts department from 2000 to 2007, worked as an admissions committee member, and also coached field hockey and lacrosse. After earning her master’s degree in administration from Boston College Anni served as associate director of admissions at Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn, New York, where she also taught visual arts and coached varsity lacrosse.In 2014 Anni returned to Thayer as associate director of admissions at Thayer Academy, and head varsity girls lacrosse coach. While a student at Thayer, Anni captained the Tigers’ field hockey, basketball, and lacrosse teams. She attended the University of Rochester, where she double majored in studio art and art history with a minor in education. She captained both the field hockey and lacrosse teams at the University of Rochester and still holds a number of school records. Anni is a member of both the Thayer Academy and University of Rochester athletic halls of fame. She lives in the Boston area with her husband Tom and their two young children, Anne Marie and T.J.
Elizabeth BrunoAssistant CoachLiz began working at Thayer in 2013 as a part-time admission associate and an assistant coach for the girls' varsity ice hockey and lacrosse teams.Liz grew up just north of Boston, attended Brooks School in North Andover, Mass., and earned a BA in psychology at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn. She was a four-year member and captain of Trinity’s varsity lacrosse team and loves sharing her lacrosse expertise as a coach for Thayer’s girls varsity team. Liz is delighted to be a part of Thayer’s close-knit community.
Anita DoarAssistant CoachAnita has been teaching upper school English and coaching varsity lacrosse at Thayer since 2014. Prior to arriving at Thayer, she served as a teacher/coach at The Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor, CT, at Norfolk Academy in Norfolk, VA, and at Glenalmond College in Perth, Scotland. Anita earned her M.A. at Middlebury College's Bread Loaf School of English and her B.A. at Princeton University, where she also played lacrosse.