Northwestern grads Magarity (Germantown Academy), Bianco (Moorsstown) selected in WPLL draft

Friday, 25th August 2017
Categories Girl's/Women's , Pro, Posted 8/25/17From Press Release

The Northwestern lacrosse program was well represented during the inaugural Women’s Professional Lacrosse League draft Tuesday evening – and two former Wildcats selected are from the Philly region.

A total of 12 former Wildcats were selected by the five teams that will make up the new league set to debut at the US Lacrosse headquarters in Sparks, Maryland on Saturday, September 30.

A two-time Tewaaraton Award winner for the Wildcats and an assistant coach last season, Hannah Nielsen ’09 was the first ‘Cat taken off the board by the Philadelphia Fire in the second round. She will be joined on the Fire by Germantown Academy alum and Big 4 Triple-H Club Director Colleen Magarity ’11, Kaleigh Craig ’16, Spring Sanders ’16 and Catie Ingrilli ’17.

Alyssa Leonard ’14 was selected in the fourth round by the Baltimore Brave and Kara Mupo ’15 was selected by the New England Command. Mupo will team with fellow 2015 graduate Bridget Bianco (Moorestown) and former NU student-athlete and assistant coach Danielle Spencer ’10.

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