Girls' Region Players of the Week

Tess McEvoy helped lead Georgetown Visitation to a win over Good Counsel last week. Courtesy McEvoy Family/ESPNHS

Each week during the 2012 season, ESPNHS Lacrosse will select a player from each of four regions as Player of the Week.

To submit a player for consideration fill out our submission form here. Please be sure to provide the player’s entire week worth of performances.

Athletes can earn Player of the Week honors just once during the 2012 regular season.


Tess McEvoy, junior, Georgetown Visitation (Washington, D.C.), midfield

McEvoy scored 13 goals and had four assists last week, but it was her five goals and two assists in the Cubs' win over former No. 6 Good Counsel (Olney, Md.) that helped solidify her nod for East Region Player of the Week. According to the Wasington Post, McEvoy scored two goals before Good Counsel gained possesion and helped her team score eight of the game’s first nine goals. In her other games last week, McEvoy scored four goals and two assists in a 19-6 win over Oakton (Va.) and added four goals in an 8-7 victory over St. Mary’s (Annapolis, Md.).


Kelsey Murray, junior, New Trier (Winnetka, Ill.), attack

Murray and New Trier played just one game last week, but the talented junior made every one of her 10 points count in a win over Upper Arlington (Ohio). The No. 19 player in the ESPNHS Top 50 Junior list scored six goals and added four assists in an 11-10 win over the Golden Bears. Murray’s fourth assist helped Lauren Bridges score the game-winning goal with less than two minutes in the game. New Trier is off to a 3-0 start and is the No. 2 team in Illinois in the ESPNHS State Rankings. Upper Arlington is the No. 2 team in Ohio and is 1-2 through Saturday.


Katy Pridemore, sophomore, Vero Beach (Fla.), midfield

In less than 24 hours, Pridemore scored 21 points against POWERADE FAB 50 teams. Vero Beach played three teams over two days and won all three games. The sophomore’s biggest game came against No. 23 Milton (Ga.) where she scored six goals and had five assists. Against No. 17 St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes (Alexandria, Va.) she totaled three goals and two assists. And finally against former No. 49 Archbishop Carroll (Wayne, Pa.) Pridemore had three assists and scored two goals.


Erin Jeffery, junior, Carondelet (Calif.), attack

Jeffery totaled 16 goals and four assists last week, helping Carondelet to a 3-0 record and downing the former No. 2 team in California. The junior scored five goals and added an assist in an 18-7 win over St. Ignatius Prep (San Francisco, Calif.), which was the No. 2 team in California in the ESPNHS State Rankings. Jeffery scored six goals and had two assists the day before in a 24-3 win over Granada and scored another five goals in a win over Livermore. The attacker has 40 goals and 13 assists this season.