With the 2019 lacrosse season already under way, MaxLax has compiled a short list of sophomore and freshman girls players who deserve your attention this spring. All four of these players were nominated by their coaches.

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2021-22 Players to Watch

  • Jordan Davis, sophomore, midfield, Redondo Union: A starter as a freshman on last year’s LA championship team, Davis (pictured above) scored 18 goals, had 11 assists and collected 41 ground balls to earn second-team All-Bay League honors. Coach Tom Borgia said she might be the fastest player in the school’s history.
  • Nathalie Garcia, sophomore, midfield, Oaks Christian: Earned first-team all-Marmonte League and first-team All-Ventura County honors and was voted team MVP as a freshman. Last year she led the team with 42 goals, 11 assists and 51 draw controls.
  • Abi Jin, sophomore, defense, West Ranch: Named 2018 Defender of the Year in the Pacific Lacrosse League as a freshman. A first-year team captain this year.
  • Catherine Xu, freshman, defense, Westlake

Who did we miss (or whose coach forgot to tip us off to a young player to watch)? Let us know in the comments below.



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