(Pictured L to R: Hennegan, Hart, Rabin, Treleven)
SEATTLE – Bainbridge High’s Alexander Rabin, Richland High’s Daniel Hart, Stadium High’s Sadie Treleven and Central Kitsap’s Jacky Hennegan were named by US Lacrosse as Washington High School Players of the Week for the week of March 14 – 20, 2011.
The US Lacrosse Washington High School Player of the Week in Boys and Girls Division I and II is selected based on exceptional performance and sportsmanship on the field of play by the Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association and the Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association. The award is presented weekly by the Washington State Chapter of US Lacrosse and the Washington Stealth.
The players of the week will be honored by the Washington Stealth at this Friday’s home game with Boston. The game gets underway at 8 p.m. at Everett’s Comcast Arena. To learn more about US Lacrosse Washington High School Player of the Week visit www.StealthLAX.com
Boys Division I
Bainbridge Island, Wash. – Senior, Attack, Bainbridge High School
Bainbridge High School senior Alexander Rabin amassed 15 points including 14 goals, 1 assist and 4 ground balls in Bainbridge High School’s wins over Tahoma and Lake Tapps. As an attackman, Rabin’s offensive output, including 8 goals and 1 assist in the Spartans 24 – 3 win over Tahoma, contributing to Bainbridge outscoring their opponents 51 to 7 in the first week of play.
A lacrosse player for 7 years, Rabin also is a member of the Spartan soccer team, but expects to play collegiate lacrosse following graduation. In the community, Rabin and his family celebrate Thanksgiving by collecting warm socks, blankets and coats for the needy and annually prepare over 100 piping hot Thanksgiving dinners for the homeless in Seattle’s Occidental Square.
Boys Division II
Richland, Wash. – Sophomore, Goaltender, Richland High School (Three Rivers Lacrosse)
Richland High School sophomore Daniel Hart made 31 saves in goal in Three Rivers’ two wins to open the 2011 season. Hart stopped 16 shots in Three Rivers’ 17 – 13 win over Roosevelt on Friday. The following day the 6-1, 180-pounder made another 15 saves to boost his team to a 10 – 8 win over Blanchet. His .596 save percentage is tops among all Division II boys goaltenders with two wins.
In addition to lacrosse, Hart plays JV football for the Bombers both as an offensive and defensive lineman. In the classroom, he maintains a 3.1 GPA and is actively involved in Key Club and the Richland Elite Fleet.
Girls Division I
Tacoma, Wash. – Junior, Center, Stadium High School (Tacoma Lacrosse)
Stadium High junior center Sadie Treleven leads all girls Division I scorers just one week into the season. Her 12 points in two games helped boost Tacoma to wins over Eastside Catholic and Roosevelt. Treleven’s production included 7 goals, and 11 ground balls in Tacoma’s 13 – 10 win over Eastside Catholic and 4 goals and 2 assists in Tacoma’s 13 – 10 over Roosevelt.
A lacrosse player since the 5th grade, Treleven has started on the Tacoma varsity squad since her freshman year and currently captain’s the team. A crossover athlete, she has captained the Stadium High soccer club for 3 years and has earned 3 varsity letters in swimming, qualifying for the state meet in 2010 and 2009.
In the classroom , Treleven maintains a 3.93 GPA and is enrolled in honors and AP courses in chemistry and english. She is involved in the National Honor Society, Key Club, elected to ASB as freshman class vice president and tutors 1st – 5th graders in math at the local Lowell Elementary School. Her work doesn’t stop on campus, in the community she is a Christmas volunteer at Tacoma’s Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital, volunteers with the elderly including service at the Cascade Park Retirement Home and recently organized a group of kindergarteners to run in a local children’s marathon. She is actively being recruited by top NCAA Division I lacrosse schools where she plans to pursue an undergraduate degree in either psychology or biology.
Girls Division II
Bremerton, Wash. – Junior, Attack, Central Kitsap High School (Klahowya Lacrosse)
Central Kitsap High School junior Jacky Hennegan finished the first week of play leading all girls Division II scorers. Her 20 points and 26 draw controls boosted Klahowya, a team consisting of girls from throughout the Central Kitsap School District, to wins over Lake Tapps and Kennedy. In Klahowya’s 21 – 5 win over Lake Tapps, Hennegan scored 10 goals and as assist, collected 8 ground balls and had 12 draw controls. In Klahowya’s 17 – 9 win over Kennedy, Hennegan again had the luck of the Irish with her as she scored 6 goals, contributed 3 assists and grabbed 4 ground balls and 14 draw controls.
As co-captain of the Klahowya lacrosse squad, Hennegan brings considerable cross-over skill to her sport having played volleyball and basketball since her freshman year, earning a varsity letter in each. Prior to relocating to the Kitsap Peninsula this summer from Virginia where Hennegan attended Thomas Jefferson High School in Alexandria, she earned three varsity letters in lacrosse and was named 2nd Team All District and team MVP as a freshman, 1st Team All District, All Region Honorable Mention and Team MVP as a sophomore.
Hennegan maintains a 3.857 in the classroom and participates in Choir, Jazz Choir and was selected for the first time this fall to the National Honor Society and Key Club. In the community, she mentors 4th grade students at Brownsville Elementary School and participates with the New Life Youth Group.
About the US Lacrosse Washington High School Player of the Week
The US Lacrosse Washington High School Player of the Week in Boys and Girls Division I and II is selected based on exceptional performance and sportsmanship on the field of play by the Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association and the Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association. The award is presented weekly by the Washington State Chapter of US Lacrosse and the Washington Stealth. To learn more about US Lacrosse Washington High School Player of the Week visit www.StealthLAX.com
About High School Lacrosse in Washington State
Lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in the US and in Washington state has experienced double-digit annual growth throughout the past decade. With a 33-year local history, more than 4,000 students attending over 100 WIAA schools now make up 154 individual boys and girls Varsity and JV teams across eastern and western Washington. Governed by the Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association and the Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association, the sport is played during a nine-week spring season capped by annual boys and girls state championships in late May. To learn more about lacrosse in Washington or to receive daily high school results, visit USLAX-WA.org or become a fan on facebook . To learn more about the history, traditions and values of lacrosse, college opportunities available to students, and the 21 US states now sanctioning high school lacrosse, visit USLacrosse.org.