Holly Reilly was named to the first-ever United Women’s Lacrosse League All Star team. Reilly played defense for the Boston Storm. A former Princeton captain and Team USA player, Reilly is the head coach of girls’ lacrosse at St. Margaret’s, Director of girls lacrosse for Victory Lacrosse and Girls’ Lacrosse Chair for the Orange County Chapter of US Lacrosse. Reilly’s Team USA teammate Devon Wills was named league MVP.
The full press release from the UWLX is presented below.
BOSTON – With its inaugural season now in the books, the United Women’s Lacrosse League (UWLX) has officially named its 2016 All Stars. Thirty players were named UWLX All Stars, creating the potential for exhibition matches over the offseason.
In the naming of the two All-Star Teams, the four UWLX head coaches (along with their coaching staff) selected their top positional players. Four goalies were selected overall, along with 10 players in the midfield and eight each in the attack and defense.
2016 UWLX ALL-STARS
Aust, Alex – Baltimore Ride
Dobbie, Dana – Baltimore Ride
Dowd, Katrina – Long Island Sound
Leonard, Alyssa – Long Island Sound
Mupo, Kara – Philadelphia Force
Murray, Alyssa – Philadelphia Force
Spencer, Danielle – Boston Storm
Treanor, Kayla – Boston Storm
Bullard, Sarah – Boston Storm
Cummings, Taylor – Baltimore Ride
Fratzke, Hillary – Long Island Sound
Gilroy, Shannon – Long Island Sound
Glaros, Beth – Baltimore Ride
Igoe, Kristin – Boston Storm
McPartland, Kelly – Long Island Sound
Schwarzmann, Katie – Baltimore Ride
Silfer, Erin – Boston Storm
VanThof, Taryn – Long Island Sound
Block, Becca – Long Island Sound
Carr, Kristen – Baltimore Ride
Hertsch, Katie – Philadelphia Force
Lesher, Maddy – Baltimore Ride
Mercer, Alice – Long Island Sound
Reilly, Holly – Boston Storm
Russell, Jennifer – Boston Storm
Serpe, Sloane – Long Island Sound
Bianco, Bridget – Philadelphia Force
Hogan, Liz – Boston Storm
Stoothoff, Kerry – Baltimore Ride
Wills, Devon – Long Island Sound
*All Stars are listed by position in alphabetical order.
History was made on July 31 at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, when the Long Island Sound defeated the Boston Storm in the inaugural UWLX championship game, 13-8. With the win, Long Island became the first-ever champions in professional women’s lacrosse history, capping off a highly successful season that saw the Sound sit atop the UWLX standings for the entire 2016 campaign and enter the playoffs as the top seed of the tournament.