PISCATAWAY, NJ – Three members of the Rutgers women’s lacrosse incoming freshmen class – Nina Frankoski (Maplewood, NJ), Michelle Poole (Hackettstown, NJ), Mallory Tornetta (Kimberton, PA) – have earned High School All-America honors from US Lacrosse, the organization announced.
Frankoski had a breakout junior season, posting 58 goals and 18 assists, earning honorable mention All-America honors. She was also a first team all-county selection for the third year in a row and a first team all-Iron Hills Conference pick for the second consecutive season, leading Columbia High School to an 11-5 record in 2004. She took home the best attacker and top goal scorer trophy in all four of her seasons with the Cougars. She was a second team all-state selection as a junior and senior.
Poole finished her career at West Morris Central High School with 185 goals, including 142 in her junior and senior seasons combined. A First-Team All-State pick by The Star-Ledger, Pool’s West Morris team finished 19-5 overall and was ranked ninth in the state. As a junior, Poole had 62 goals, 22 assists and 61 ground balls to earn First-Team all-conference, all-county and all-area honors. She was named the team’s Most Valuable Player, winning the award for most ground balls on the team for the second-straight season.
Tornetta was selected as a first team All-American as a junior, breaking the school’s assist record. She is a four-time all-conference selection, earning second team all-Pioneer Athletic Conference honors as a freshman and First Team Southern Chester County League (SCCL) honors the past three seasons. She has led the Patriots to conference titles in each of her first three seasons. Her freshman squad won the district and state championship, finishing 19-1-2. The Patriots were district and state semifinalists in 2003, finishing second last season. Tornetta was named the Player of the Year and a first team all-area selection by The Daily Local News. She tallied 90 points as a freshman (42 goals, 48 assists) before breaking the century mark as a sophomore with 102 points (54 goals, 48 assists).
Additionally, Katie Lawrence (Pylesville, MD) was a first-team All-Harford County pick this spring, marking the third time in her career she earned all-county accolades. Anna Boroweicki (Hunt Valley, MD) concluded her senior season at Dulaney High School as a first-team All-Baltimore County selection. Kathryn Seidman (Baltimore, MD) was Pikesville High School’s Most Valuable Player and a second team all-division choice. Sandy Abel (Monrovia, MD) collected first-team all-conference, all-area and honorable all-Washington/Metropolitan honors for Urbana High School. Anna Borowiecki (Hunt Valley, MD) led her team to the Maryland state championship while earning first-team all-Baltimore County and first-team all-division honors.