Epoch/USL High School Girls' Players of the Week (March 28)

Novato (Calif.) junior Charlie Rudy scored seven goals in a stunning 16-6 win over then-West No. 2 Colorado Academy (Colo.) and added six goals in a win over Monte Vista-Danville (Calif.), earning West Region Player of the Week honors.

The Epoch/US Lacrosse Players of the Week are named each Tuesday to recognize the most outstanding individual performances in high school boys’  and girls’ lacrosse in each of the five regions — Northeast (begins next week), Mid-Atlantic, South, Midwest and West — outlined in our high school coverage. Make it Epoch


Jenn Medjid, Garden City (N.Y.)

Medjid nearly singlehandedly powered Garden City to a 10-9 overtime win over Massapequa (N.Y.) last week, scoring seven of her team’s 10 goals. The Boston College recruit netted Garden City’s final five goals, including the overtime winner on a free-position shot with 27.6 seconds left. She scored nine total goals in Garden City’s two wins last week.

Also notable: Lauren DiStefano, West Islip (N.Y.); Delaney Galvin, St. Anthony’s (N.Y.); Megan Gordon, Wantagh (N.Y.); Kelly Trotta, Manhasset (N.Y.)

— Will Cleveland


Catie May, McDonogh (Md.)

Despite constant attention from opposing defenses, the senior attacker continues to stoke the nation's top team. May scored three goals March 21, helping the Eagles survive a rare scare from Garrison Forest (Md.), 13-11. The Maryland recruit posted two goals and an assist in Thursday's 17-2 rout of Roland Park Country (Md.) and added three more goals in Saturday's 21-6 victory at Mount de Sales (Md.) that pushed McDonogh's win streak to 161 games.

Also notable: Anna Callahan, Glenelg (Md.); Annie Dyson, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes (Va.); Stephanie Hong, Holton-Arms (Md.); Olivia Doody, Germantown Academy (Pa.)

— Eric Detweiler


Hayley Reardon, The Woodlands (Texas)

The two-year starter had three goals, three assists, four takeaways and six groundballs to lead The Woodlands past four-time defending Texas Division I state champ St. John’s 13-10. Reardon assisted on the go-ahead goal to put the Highlanders up 11-10. In the final minutes, she had a crucial steal to secure the win.

Also notable: Jaclyn Berry, Barron Collier (Fla.); Sophie Chickering, Naples (Fla.); Avery Freeman, Brookwood (Ga.); Griffin Gearhardt, Hutchison (Tenn.); Julia Grady, Westminster (Ga.); Sara Grieco, Mill Creek (Ga.); Mary Markwordt, Blessed Trinity (Ga.); Emma Grace Wisdom, Lassiter (Ga.)

— Aimee Ford Foster


Brennan Dwyer, Loyola Academy (Ill.)

Dwyer, a future Northwestern Wildcat, scored a combined 10 goals and four assists in two contests against Montini Catholic (Ill.) and York (Ill.) last week. In four games to start 2017, Dwyer has 19 tallies. 

Also notable: Sydney Collignon, Hinsdale Central (Ill.); Emily Rezabek, New Albany (Ohio)

— Justin Boggs


Charlie Rudy, Novato (Calif.)

The junior amassed seven goals and one assist to carry the Hornets to a stunning 16-6 win over then-West No. 2 Colorado Academy (Colo.). She then had six goals and an assist in a 14-3 win over Monte Vista-Danville (Calif.).

Also notable: Grace Houser, Mater Dei (Calif.); Carlie Leach, Lake Oswego (Calif.); Jamie Level, Novato (Calif.); Kellie McKinnon, Torrey Pines (Calif.); Nicole Victory, Issaquah (Wash.); Ashley Ward, California (Calif.)

— Laurel Pfahler

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