Women's Lacrosse Welcomes Five SigneesMay 30, 2014
BREVARD, N.C.- Head coach , Frank Rogers, rounds out the Brevard College women’s lacrosse team incoming class with Rachel Albertson, Brittany Fisk, Kelly Kearnan, Livia Harrienger and Kayla Henderson as the final five.
Rachel Albertson will join the Tornados as a transfer from Loyola University New Orlearns. Albertson is a Miami, Florida native with years of playing experience. She will enter the team as an upper-classman in the defensive zone while displaying speed and agility from her cross country experience.
“Rachel will give us strong leadership on the defensive end. She is a strong athlete who sees the field very well, has very good off ball vision and will provide us with a strong stick in the defensive area”
Brittany Fisk is from Waterloo High School in Waterloo, New York. Fisk will also join the team as a defender after making the All-Conference second team in 2013. In her final high school season, she was named as a team captain while graduating on the High Honor Roll and a member of the National Honors Society.
“Brittany comes to us from one of the top high school programs in Central New York. She is a true athlete who plays strong defense and has the stick skills to make our transitions up field. We are very excited to have her come in and help anchor our defense.”
Kelly Kearnan joins an attack and midfield player from Somerset, New Jersey. Kearnan has spent four years on the varsity team while making three appearances at playoffs. She was named a team captain her senior year and was awarded Academic All-Conference. In November of 2013, Kelly also ran in her first Half Marathon after spending years on the cross country team.
“Kelly is a outstanding athlete who will be a big bonus to us in either the attack or midfield. She is a very strong team player with very good leadership. Her hard work makes everyone around her better, she is going to be a very good addition to our program.”
Livia Harrienger will enter campus as a dual athlete in lacrosse and soccer. The Watertown, New York native plays attack and midfield on the lacrosse field and forward in soccer. She helped her team win the Frontier League from 2011-2013 while also being named a team captain for the Cyclones. Livia graduated from high school as an Honor Roll Student in the accelerated student program.
“Livia comes to us from another very strong program in Central New York. Her hard work, dedication and skill level will be strong assets to us, and she will be able to run the midfield or slide into attack and help us. She is a very good leader and driven team player who will help us become a better team."
Kayla Henderson is joining the Tornados from Shreveport, Louisiana. The 5’3” goalkeeper was named Athlete of the Week in addition to her team MVP award in her senior season at Caddo Parish Magnet High School. Her final stats for the 2013 season put her at a .43 save percentage which she hopes to anchor the defense with this season.
“Kayla is the athletic goalie I have been looking for. She has the ability to run a defense, come out of the net and become part of our clearing game and defensive unit. Her strong communication skills and her drive to work hard and improve will make her a strong leader and teammate.”