SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University women's lacrosse head coach Jill Batcheller has announced her 10-player freshman class for the upcoming 2018 season.
"In just two weeks, the freshman class has proved to be an incredible addition to the team in both their performance and character," Batcheller said. "This class has added to our depth on the field. I am so excited to use that this season to continue to build this program."
Megan McCarthy | Northampton, Mass. | Northampton HS
Before Bryant: Four-year letterwinner at Northampton HS in field hockey, lacrosse and basketball ... Three-time All-Western Mass (2015-17) ... Two-time Super Seven (2016, 2017) ... Also a two-time All-Western Mass honoree in field hockey and a three-time recipient in basketball.
Personal: Daughter of John and Judith ... Has one brother, Michael.
Shea Farrell | Westwood, Mass. | Westwood HS
Before Bryant: Four-year letterwinner with the Wolverines ... four-time Tri-Valley League Champions ... only lost two games in her first three seasons ... Division I State Champions in 2014 and 2016 ... State Finalists in 2015 ... Three-time Tri-Valley League All-Star (2015-17) ... Academic Honor Roll all four years ... National Honor Society as a junior and senior.
Personal: Son of Billy and Pam ... Has two brothers, Ryan and Jake ... Grandfather, Jack, played football at Boston College ... Grandfather, Bill, played football at Rutgers ... Father, Billy, played football at New Hampshire (1984-87) ... Brother, Ryan, played football at New Hampshire (2012-16) ... Brother, Jake, plays baseball at Northeastern.
Jamie Fischer | Port Jefferson Station, N.Y. | Comsewogue HS
Before Bryant: Four-year letterwinner for the Comsewogue Warriors ... Also played four years of soccer with Comsewogue ... played with Long Island Yellowjackets, one of the top travel teams on Long Island ... graduated as a member of the National Honor Society and 4th in her class.
Personal: Daughter of James and Diane ... Has two sisters, Ashley and Taylor ... Taylor played four years of lacrosse at UMass.
Claire Jarema | Ivyland, Pa. | Council Rock HS North
Before Bryant: Four-year letterwinner in both field hockey and lacrosse for the Indians ... Two-time Bucks County All-Golden Team 1st Team Selection ... Earned All-SOL 1st Team honors her junior season ... Also was named All-SOL four times in field hockey with 1st-team honors her senior season.
Personal: Daughter of Roman and Theresa.
Natalie Langella | Northport, N.Y. | Northport HS
Before Bryant: Four-year letterwinner in field hockey and lacrosse for the Tigers ... All-league lacrosse in 2017 ... County Championship appearance her senior season ... appearance in Long Island All-Star Game her sophomore season ... Also made all-state for field hockey in 2016.
Personal: Daughter of Mike and Lori ... Has one sister, Lindsay, who played women's lacrosse for Bryant from 2011-2014.
Giana Kapoosuzian | Merrick, N.Y. | Sanford H. Calhoun HS
Before Bryant: Three-year letterwinner for the Colts ... Led team to undefeated conference championship in 2016 ... Named all-conference after recording 131 saves and an assist in 2016 ... Made 145 saves in 2017 en route to a Class B Semi-Finals appearance ... Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society.
Personal: Daughter of Glen and Lisa ... Has one brother, Jake, and one sister, Paige.
Emma Lindquist | Windham, NH | Windham HS
Before Bryant: Four-year letterwinner for Windham HS ... Picked first-team All-State her senior year ... Participated in the Twin State All-Star game (Vermont vs. New Hampshire) ... NHIAA Division II Champions her sophomore season ... Also lettered in four years of field hockey ... Won NHIAA Division II Field Hockey State Championship her freshman year.
Personal: Daughter of Mike and Kristie ... Has one sister, Mikayla.
Abbi England | Longford Mills, Ontario | Patrick Fogarty Catholic HS
Before Bryant: Four-year letterwinner with Patrick Fogarty Catholic HS in lacrosse … Was one of 60 selected to try out for Team Canada … Also played basketball, volleyball and track and field in high school.
Caitlin Bolen | Queensbury, N.Y. | Queensbury HS
Before Bryant: Three-year starter for Queensbury ... Went undefeated in the Foothills Council her sophomore, junior and senior year ... three-time sectional semifinalists ... First-team All Star her senior season ... started for two seasons in basketball for the Spartans.
Personal: Daughter of Thomas and Carole ... Has five siblings: three brothers (Garrett, Tommy and Jack) and one twin sister (Devon) ... plays with sister Devon at Bryant.
Devon Bolen | Queensbury, N.Y. | Queensbury HS
Before Bryant: Four-year letterwinner at Queensbury ... Went undefeated in the Foothills Council her sophomore, junior and senior year ... three-time sectional semifinalists ... First-team All Star her senior season ... Scholar Athlete her senior season ... three-year basketball starter for the Spartans.
Personal: Daughter of Thomas and Carole ... Has five siblings: three brothers (Garrett, Tommy and Jack) and one twin sister (Caitlin) ... plays with sister Caitlin at Bryant.
View this season's entire roster here.