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For Immediate Release: January 23, 2009
Contact: Ian Milne (sports1@binghamton.edu)
Phone: 607-777-6800

Women's lacrosse welcomes eight student athletes to the team for the 2009-10 season

VESTAL, N.Y.- Second-year Binghamton University head women's lacrosse coach Tony Zostant has announced that eight student-athletes intend to join the Bearcats beginning with the 2009-10 academic year.

"We are excited to announce that eight student-athletes have committed to play for Binghamton University," Zostant said. " Our priority was to increase our team speed and height for next year and we feel we have met our objective with this recruiting class. The staff and I are eager to work with this talented group and welcome them into the Bearcats program."

Joining the Bearcats in the fall of 2009 will be: attacker Kimberly McGeever (Northport, N.Y./Northport High School), midfielders Casey Bulman (Vestal, N.Y./Vestal High School), Lindsay Angelillo (Skaneateles, N.Y./Skaneateles Senior High School), Ariel Hendricks (Vestal, N.Y./Vestal High School), Kristen Stone (Clarence Center, N.Y./Clarence High School), Michelle Cotter (South Hempstead/South Side High School) and defenders Kristin Pennino (Wantagh, N.Y./Wantagh High School) and Isabelle Mahoney (Shoreham, N.Y./Shoreham-Wading River High School).

Kimberly McGeever (Fr., Attack, 5-6)
Named senior captain and scholar athlete...Suffolk County Champions in 2006 and 2008...recorded 23 goals, 24 assists junior year...posted a 18-3 record in 2008

Casey Bulman (Fr., Midfield, 5-6)
Attended Binghamton University's Five-Star Elite Lacrosse Camp and was named MVP...recognized as second Team All-Star, Midfield as a junior...racked up 13 interceptions, 22 draw controls, with a 51 shot percentage, to go along with 24 points...Also played for the BC Groggers Travel Lacrosse Club

Lindsay Angelillo (Fr., Midfield, 5-7)
Led her team with 34 Goals, 26 Assists in junior season, while adding 10 goals in the 2008 State Tournament...Honorable Mention all CNY 2008...member of the 2007, 2008 League Champions, the 2007, 2008 Sectional Champions, the 2007, 2008 Regional Champions and the 2007, 2008 State Finalists

Ariel Hendricks (Fr., Midfield/Defense, 5-10)
Three year letter winner...led team to Section 4 finals in 2008...poured in 139 pts, with 28 draw controls and 37 caused turnovers while adding 74 ground balls...also played Field Hockey, Basketball and Volleyball

Kristen Stone (Fr., Midfield/Defense, 5-6)
Junior and Senior Captain that poured in 50 goals and 20 assists in junior year...tabbed as team MVP...Named to the All Westen NY team with honors, Academic All American, All ECIC in both freshmen and sophmore years...Attended National tournaments in NJ and PA...selected for the US National team for NY #5 and beat team #4 in playoffs...played club lacrosse with Lady Roc Scholar athlete all four years of high school

Michelle Cotter (Fr., Midfield, 5-2)
A three year letter winner...led team to a conference championship in 2008...gymnastics team captain and state qualifier 2007-09...also competed in cross country

Kristin Pennino (Fr., Defense, 5-10)
Finalist County Championship in 2007 and 2008...Member of New York State School Girls Team...three year starter and senior captain for varsity volleyball team...two year starter for the varsity basketball team

Isabelle Mahoney (Fr., Defense, 6-0)
Member of the 2008 and 2007 New York State Class C Champions... team ranked #8 Nationally by Lacrosse Magazine in 2008... recognized as Academic All American, 2008 HSH All County, 2006, 2007 and 2008 Section Xl All League... also named Team MVP in 2007 and 2008 and 2007 Islip Tournament MVP... AAU Basketball team, the NY Elite Silver Bullets, won the Division l National Championship in Nashville in 2007 and in Orlando in 2008...also won the Junior National Championships in 2004-2007

Binghamton will begin the eighth season of intercollegiate women's lacrosse when they open their 16-game slate on Friday, February 20 at Duquesne University, against Denver.

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