Bishop Ireton High School Athletic Director Bill Simmons announced that there will be signings by two members of the Varsity Girls Lacrosse team to college commitments tomorrow. The players who will be making official collegiate commitments are Madeline Irwin (University of Maryland-Baltimore County) and Janet Tela (University of Connecticut).
Bishop Ireton finished the 2009 season ranked #25 in the nation with a 19-4 overall record, advancing to the finals of the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference and Virginia Independent School state semifinals. Last season’s team also posted an impressive collection of awards and accolades including four All Americans, five Academic All Americans, five All Met selections, six All Area, three first team All State, six first team All WCAC and three second team All WCAC. Bishop Ireton also sent five players to the US Lacrosse Women’s Division National Tournament. The Cardinals return 9 varsity players in 2010, including 7 seniors and open the season at home against St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes on March 17th.