Top 25 girls' lacrosse D middies announced

ESPN High Schools lacrosse editor Tom Peace and his band of recruiting gurus have released their list of the Top 25 defensive midfielders for the upcoming girls' lacrosse season.

The locals were well represented with two members of our All-State squad from the spring cracking the the Top 5. The entire list can be found here.

Here's how the locals stacked up:

2. Anne Farnham, Andover (Andover, Mass.), Massachusetts

Farnham had a huge junior season, she lead the Merrimack Valley Conference champions in ground balls and draws, while adding 29 goals and 19 assists. The Andover senior made the ESPNHS All-American Honorable Mention list and the ESPNBoston.com First team All-State. Farnham has 59 goals and 40 assists in her career, and helped Andover win the Division I state championship in 2010.

4. Tory Waldstein, Needham (Needham, Mass.)

Waldstein was named to the Under Armour New England Team and was a First-Team All-American. The Needham captain, tallied 46 assists and 35 goals for the Rockets last season and was named a EMASS League All-Star for the Bay State Conference, ESPNBoston.com MIAA Girls All-State and made the Boston Globe All-Scholastic team.

7. Emily Tropsa, Darien (Dairen, Conn.), Gettysburg

Tropsa had a great junior season -- earning All-Conference in the FCIAC. The Connecticut All-Star, helped lead the Blue Wave to the state title with the defense allowing just 18 goals in its four playoff games. The Darien senior plays both lacrosse and ice hockey.

13. Kate Farnham, Andover (Andover, Mass.), Massachusetts

22. Jordan McCarthy, Taft (Watertown, Conn.), Duke