US Lacrosse, the governing body for men’s, women’s and youth lacrosse, has named four Arizona girls as high school All-Americans and eight girls as Academic All-Americans. US Lacrosse defines an All-American as a player who exhibits superior skills and techniques and possesses exceptional game sense and knowledge of the game of lacrosse, as well as excellent sportsmanship.
Named as 2010 All-Americans are Laura Eckhardt, Madison Pohle and Makenna Pohle from the state champion Chaparral Firebirds. Lauren Littleton from Pinnacle High School was named an Honorable Mention All American.
A US Lacrosse Academic All-American is a player who exhibits exemplary lacrosse skills and excellent sportsmanship on the field, while also representing high standards of academic achievement in the classroom and making significant contributions of service to the school or community.
Arizona girls named as 2010 Academic All-Americans are Diana Hsu Schron and Ashley Sylvester from Phoenix Country Day School, Lauren Littleton from Pinnacle and Jessica Prescott, Hilary Novatt, Laura Eckhardt, Madison Pohle and Makenna Pohle from Chaparral. — Dan Barr