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Wave Heavily Represented for National and Chapter Awards

Congratulations to several WAVE Players Receive National and Chapter Post-Season Award Recognition for 2017.

L.A. Wave players continue to showcase their abilities and stand out in Los Angeles. Congratulations to the following players on their individual awards. We are proud that they represent their respective schools so well, and we are thrilled that they take their Wave experience from off-season practice and competition to their schools whereby they become leaders. You make each other and those around you better! The girls' off-season work has really helped them prepare for what it takes to shine. Congratulations girls!! You represent a great variety of schools as well! #PROUD

In addition, several more Wave players were in contention for these awards, including past winners who experienced injury this year that made them ineligible for distinction. #COMEBACKSTRONGER



US Lacrosse All-Americans are the best players from their area. They exhibit superior skills and techniques, possess exceptional game sense and knowledge, and embody good sportsmanship. Must be members of their varsity lacrosse team or approved scholastic club program. Players must have played in majority of their teams’ games for the current season and must be significant contributors to their team. While not required, strong consideration is given for players who have received All-State, All-County, or All-District Team in currentor previous seasons.*Sportsmanship and safe play are attributes that must be considered. Players must be of outstanding character and be in good academic standing in their school.

Cate Mackel, 2018, Attack, Chaminade

Alison Shafer, 2018, Midfield, Redondo Union High School


A US Lacrosse All-Academic Player is one who exhibits exemplary lacrosse skills, good sportsmanship on the field, and represents high standards of academic achievement in the classroom. Players must be a junior or senior with minimum cumulative (freshman year through application deadline) GPA of 3.7 out of a 4.0 scale .Players must have played in majority of their teams’ games for the current season and must be a starter or significant contributor to their team, plus they should have left their mark beyond the lacrosse field and classroom by making significant contributions of service to the school and/or community. 

Sydney Bumbarger - Attack, Newbury Park


This award recognizes a senior player in each area who truly honors the game of lacrosse, is invested in the development of the game in her community, is an exceptional player who continually strives to improve her game, and is an exemplary member of her team. She exemplifies the spirit of the game, on and off the field. Academically, she is an outstanding student and a valued role model in her school.

Of 35 winners across the country, and only 2 in California (one NorCal, one SoCal),Wave is represented by:

Audra Kim, 2017, Attack, West Ranch HS

US Lacrosse Greater Los Angeles Chapter Awards

Overall MVP's

Wave swept these two categories:

Offensive MVP - Cate Mackel - Midfield/Attack, Chaminade

Defensive MVP - Lora Alexis Robinson - Goalkeeper, Oak Park

1st Team:

Wave girls represent a majority of 1st team selections earning 7 of 13)

Addy Bass - Midfield, Redondo

Holly Hall, Midfield, Royal

Kelly Hoyt - Midfield, Palos Verdes

Audra Kim - Attack, West Ranch

Isabelle Peng - Midfield, Westridge

Xcaret Salvador - Defense, Glendale

Alison Shafer - Midfield, Redondo

2nd Team:

Quinn Fitzgerald - Defense/Midfield, Chaminade

Rachel Fong - Defense, Glendale

Kendall Hoyt - Midfield, Palos Verdes

Erika Lopez - Midfield, Glendale

Honorable Mention & Recognition:

Zoe Puccia - Midfield, Palos Verdes

Megan Guardado - Midfield, Royal

Natalie Hernandez - Attack, Downey

Jade Martinez - Defense, Downey

Evelyn Witherell - Attack/Midfield, Thousand Oaks

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