Four Tar Heels Taken in Athletes Unlimited Lacrosse College Draft


Jamie Ortega was selected second overall in the Athletes Unlimited Lacrosse College Draft.

Charlotte North was the first player taken in the Athletes Unlimited Lacrosse College Draft on Tuesday, but it was national champion North Carolina that stole the show on draft night.

Four Tar Heels were selected out of the 15 total picks. Attacker Jamie Ortega (No. 2), defender Emma Trenchard (No. 3), goalie Taylor Moreno (No. 5) and Ally Mastroianni (No. 8) will all compete in the second season of AU Lacrosse, set to take place at USA Lacrosse headquarters in Sparks, Md., from July 21 to August 14.

Fifty-six players, including 12 players participating in the World Lacrosse Women's World Championship, will comprise the league this season.

Continue below to see the full list of draftees.


1. Charlotte North, A, Boston College
2. Jamie Ortega, A, North Carolina
3. Emma Trenchard, D, North Carolina
4. Aurora Cordingley, A, Maryland
5. Taylor Moreno, G, North Carolina
6. Sydney Watson, M, UConn
7. Courtney Taylor, D, Boston College
8. Ally Mastroianni, M, North Carolina
9. Lauren Gilbert, A, Northwestern
10. Jill Girardi, M, Northwestern
11. Paulina DiFatta, G, Pitt
12. Livy Rosenzweig, A, Loyola
13. Emily Hawryschuk, A, Syracuse
14. Ally Palermo, D, Northwestern
15. Arielle Weissman, G, Michigan


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