2016

The Class of 2016 is the first class to graduate from Philly Blast Lacrosse! Philly Blast started in the summer of 2011 and over the last six seasons, these fourteen players helped build the club to its current successful state. They are now college bound and eager to begin the next stage of their careers!

Quick facts for the Class of 2016

  • Philly Blast’s inaugural team represented 11 different high school programs and will now attend 11 different colleges
  • 12 players will attend college this fall (2016), 1 player will take a gap year to travel abroad and 1 player will complete at PG year in New England
  • 3 will go on to play Division I Lacrosse, 3 will play Division III Lacrosse and 5 will play club Lacrosse

Isabel Apothaker (Lower Merion ’16, UConn ’20)

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  • High School: Lower Merion
  • College: University of Connecticut, “UConn”
  • Studying: Biology, Grad School for Forensics
  • Athletics: Club Lacrosse
  • Additional: Will get involved in Hillel

Maura Carey (Radnor ’16, Wagner ’20)

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  • High School: Radnor
  • College: Wagner College
  • Studying: Special Education
  • Athletics: Playing Division I Lacrosse
  • Additional: Coach Rowan is going into her 2nd season – last year, she guided the team to their 1st NEC Championship

 

Amelia Carpenter (Lower Merion ’16, DAAP)

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  • High School: Lower Merion
  • College: The Design School at the University of Cincinnati for Industrial Design (DAAP)
  • Studying: Industrial Design
  • Additional: Taking a gap year (2016-2017) to travel throughout Europe, Oceania and Asia and attend Outdoor Wilderness and Leadership School in Utah.

 

Julia Dambly (Academy of Notre Dame ’16, Delaware ’20)

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  • High School: Academy of Notre Dame de Namur
  • College: University of Delaware, “UDel”
  • Studying: Exercise Science with a PreMed Focus
  • Athletics: Playing Division I Lacrosse

 

Lexi Rice (Parkland ’16, Penn State ’20)

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  • High School: Parkland
  • College: Penn State Unversity, “PSU”
  • Studying: Political Science
  • Athletics: Playing club lacrosse
  • Additional: Will be joining a sorority and is rooming with Blast teammate, Sydney Hasson!

 

Grace Norley (Episcopal Academy ’16, F&M ’20)

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  • High School: Episcopal Academy
  • College: Franklin & Marshall College, “F&M”
  • Studying: Special Education
  • Athletics: Playing Division III Lacrosse
  • Additional: Plans on participating in community service club

 

Elizabeth Toohey (Garnet Valley ’16, Manhattan ’20)

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  • High School: Garnet Valley High School
  • College: Manhattan College
  • Studying: Mathematics
  • Athletics: Playing Division I Lacrosse

 

Sydney Hasson (Merion Mercy ’16, Penn State ’20)

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  • High School: Merion Mercy
  • College: Penn State University, “PSU”
  • Studying: Business
  • Additional: Will be joining a sorority, participating in thon and is rooming with Blast teammate, Lexi Rice

 

Emily Hudash (Bonner Prendergast ’16, Catholic ’20)

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  • High School: Bonner Prendergast
  • College: Catholic University of America, “Catholic”
  • Studying: Nursing
  • Athletics: Playing Division III Lacrosse

 

Megan Lynch (Marple Newtown ’16, Pitt ’20)

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  • High School: Marple Newtown
  • College: University of Pittsburgh, “Pitt”
  • Studying: Nursing
  • Athletics: Playing Club Lacrosse

 

Julia Lynch (Marple Newtown ’16, Pitt ’20)

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  • High School: Marple Newtown
  • College: University of Pittsburgh, “Pitt”
  • Studying: Physical Therapy
  • Athletics: Playing Club Lacrosse & Club Soccer

 

Emily Dodds (Westtown ’16, Colorado ’20)

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  • High School: Westtown
  • College: Colorado College
  • Studying: Undecided
  • Athletics: Playing Division III Lacrosse
  • Additional: Will be joining beekeeping club!

 

Emma Ungar (Lower Merion ’16, Cornell ’20)

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  • High School: Lower Merion
  • College: Cornell University
  • Studying: Human Development
  • Athletics: Playing Club Field Hockey & Lacrosse

 

Caroline Roncalli (Springside Chestnut Hill ’16, Ethel Walker PG)

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  • High School: Springside Chestnut Hill Academy
  • PG Year: Ethel Walker (Connecticut)
  • Athletics: Playing Field Hockey & Lacrosse

 

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