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For Immediate Release: November 29, 2006
Contact: Anthony G. Naglieri (sports@binghamton.edu)
Phone: 607-777-2956

Women's Lacrosse adds five in early signing period
Pair of standout HS teammates and second Maryland recruit highlight incoming class

VESTAL, N.Y. - Third-year Binghamton University head women’s lacrosse coach Emily Edmonston has signed five student-athletes to national letters of intent during the early signing period. The incoming class will join the Bearcat women for the 2007-08 season.

"We are very excited to have such a strong group of student-athletes join our program," said Edmonston. "This class will continue to add to our athleticism and improve our competitive drive. Each individual possesses both the ability and potential to make a significant impact on the program."

Edmonston plans to sign additional athletes during the late signing period in April.

Here is a in-depth look at Binghamton's early signees:

2008 Bearcat Lacrosse Early Signing Class

Jenny Fischer
- Midfield
Yorktown/Yorktown Heights, N.Y.
A 5-4 defensive wing from a hearalded Yorktown program...entering her third year as a starter at Yorktown HS with 20 career goals and seven assists...team captured 2006 Class A Section 1 State Championship...named to 2006 Journal News Honorable Mention...plays club ball with Spitfire Lacrosse...received Westchester County Executive Certificate of Excellence Award...has made high honor roll during every semester since freshman year...current teammate of fellow '08 recruit, Kate Tesi

Siobhan Menz - Midfield
Webster Thomas/Webster, NY
A tri-sport athlete from Webster Thomas...a second-team all-county midfielder as a junior...team captured Section V and regional championships en route to a quarterfinalist finish at states in 2006...given team spirit award as a junior and most improved as a sophomore...also lettered as member of soccer and basketball teams

Beth Moore - Midfield
Hauppauge/Hauppauge, N.Y.
A gifted tri-sport athlete from Hauppauge High School on Long Island...two-time All-Suffolk County midfielder...heads into senior season with 126 career goals scored...also a two-time all-league for soccer team...member of both the National Honor Society and the National Spanish Honor Society

Lauren Scott - Goalie
North Harford/Jarrettsville, Md.
A versatile two-sport athlete (lacrosse and field hockey) from North Harford...a 2006 First Team All-Harford County Lacrosse selection (Baltimore Sun)...captain of field hockey team where she earned All-Harford County Honorable Mention honors...will join current BU freshmen Jamie Franke and Sammy Jo Kanekuni as team's third Maryland native...ranked within the top 6% percent of her senior class (21/364)...named to 2006 US Lacrosse Academic All-American Team 2006...named an Academic All-Star for field hockey (Baltimore Examiner)...Maryland Distinguished Scholar Honorable Mention...distinguished/honor roll for twelve out of twelve marking periods


Kate Tesi
- Attack
Yorktown/Yorktown Heights, N.Y.
A two-time first team all-league and all-Elite attacker from a heralded Yorktown program...has 132 goals and 97 assists headed into senior season...named to North County and Journal News all-star teams...team captured 2006 Class A Section 1 State Championship...an Academic All-American and two-time recipient of the NYS Student Athlete Award...selected to attend the National Student Leadership Conference..has made high honor roll during every semester.....current teammate of fellow '08 recruit, Jenny Fischer

Name Pos. Hometown/High School
Jenny Fischer

M
Yorktown, N.Y./Yorktown
Siobhan Menz

M
Webster, N.Y./Webster Thomas
Beth Moore

M
Hauppauge, N.Y./Hauppauge
Lauren Scott

GK
Jarrettsville, Md./North Harford
Kate Tesi

A
Yorktown, N.Y./Yorktown

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