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2023 Preseason Players Watchlist and College Recap
The 2023 preseason players to watch is a list of players, nominated by their coaches, who exhibit the work ethic, drive, dedication and talent as the very top girls lacrosse players in the state.
Lilly Hunt - Park City - 2023
Cady Johnson - Sky View - 2024
Kaydence Johnson - Davis - 2024
Marley Kierstead - Bear River - 2023 (Southern Wesleyan)
Emmery Clark - Mountain Ridge - 2024
Maddie Potvin - Lone Peak - 2023
Masami Goodick - Skyline - 2025
Grace Erker - Wasatch - 2023
Eva Thorn - Olympus - 2023 (Stony Brook)
Hazel Baker - Olympus - 2024 (Oregon)
Haven Buechner - Skyridge - 2023 (Richmond)
Jenna Lacroix- Bear River - 2023
Isabel Milner - Riverton - 2023 (Ohio Wesleyan)
Olivia Prosper - Juan Diego - 2025
Kenzie Zimmerman - Corner Canyon - 2023
Tessa Mortensen - Mountain Ridge - 2023
Riley Sant - Farmington - 2023
Savanna Pehrson - Bear River - 2023
Courtnie Wright - Brighton - 2023
Channing Karaghouli - Logan - 2025
Eliza Agate - Lone Peak - 2025
Kendall Visser - Syracuse - 2023
Ava Kimche - Park City - 2023 (Columbia)
Brigham Young University Women’s Lacrosse: WCLA DI
The Cougars went into the weekend against Boise State with Midfielder No. 2 Morgan Haws, as their top athlete. With 18 Goals, 2 Assists, 41 Ground Balls, 12 Takeaways and 32 Draw Controls thus far on the season.
Boise State University Recap: The BYU Cougars invited the Boise Broncos to their den Saturday night. The lady cougars defended their home as they defeated the Broncos 13-5.
March 10 @Colorado State University
March 11 @ University of Colorado
Utah State Women’s Lacrosse: WCLA D1
The Aggies' talent is acknowledged as they kick started their game against Utah Valley University. With Midfielder No. 29 Sophia Nielsen , with 13 Goals, 1 Assist, 10 Ground Balls, 7 Takeaways and 24 Draw Controls. With No. 4 Lyndsie Thacker leading the team in 1 goal, 10 Ground Balls, 18 Takeaways and 3 Draw Controls.
Utah Valley University Recap: With the fighting efforts from USU they fell a few goals short of their first win. As the season goes on the Aggies persevere on and come out stronger each game.
March 15 @ Brigham Young University at 4:00pm
Utah Valley University Women’s Lacrosse: WCLA DII
The Wolverines are at the top of their game with their team stats at 173 goals putting them on the First Seat of the WCLA DII. Midfielder No. 3 Maya Lightfoot shines as the leading stats taker after her games in Colorado. She started this weekend out with 22 Goals, 12 Assists, 16 Ground Balls, 9 Takeaways and 36 Draw Controls. She has a strong hold to step into her competition against Boise State and Utah State.
Boise State University Recap: The UVU Wolverines hosted the Boise Broncos Friday. This game was a great warm up for the team as they defeated the Broncos, 15-5.
Utah State University: The lady Wolverines took the cold trip up to Cache Valley to play USU on Saturday. Luckily the teams had the opportunity to play indoors. This was hands down the most exciting and challenging game UVU has had this season. With the consistent battle against USU the lady Wolverines pulled through with a 13-11 win.
March 18 @ University of Utah 2:00pm
Westminster College: NCAA DII
The Griffins made the trip to sunny Arizona to play in the GCU tournament. On Sunday Westminster battled Dominican University. Next up in the tournament is Grand Canyon University on Monday, March 6.
Dominican University Recap: The Griffins played an intense game against the Penguins. Through a back and forth game the Griffins fell one goal short in double overtime, leaving them 12-13. During the game we saw our Griffins competing against some familiar faces, Macie Wood (Davis), Jordyn Dangerfield (Jordan), Siena Fairbanks (Jordan) and Zoe Gustafson (Lone Peak).
March 6 @ Grand Canyon University (WCLA DI)