Girls Lacrosse


2018 Girls Varsity Lacrosse Roster
Number First Name Last Name Grade
#2 Lily Matteson 9
#3 Caylee Harrison 10
#4 Katelyn Murphy 11
#8 Bayleigh Pickering 11
#11 Aidan Pike 12
#12 Maddie Bush 12
#13 Kennedy Elliosn 11
#14 Natalie Matteson 12
#15 Sidney Ruiz 12
#16 Jillian Spencer 11
#17 Mia Doherty 11
#18 Sarah Keehn 12
#20 Ava Steensland 12
#21 Kendal Orrantia 12
#23 Olivia Molfetta 10
#25 Victoria Hoffman 12
2018 Girls Junior Varsity Lacrosse Roster
Number Name Height Grade
#1 Sidney Jankanish 11
#2 Alex Vallone 9
#3 Sydney McMahon 9
#4 Audrey Villareal 9
#5 Gabby Bonam 10
#6 Robyn Stoop 11
#7 Natalie VonGierke 9
#9 Molly Finn 11
#10 Cameron Martin 11
#11 Keely Mulvihill 9
#12 Abby Messer 10
#14 Jaclyn Paul 10
#15 Lauren Whitley 11
#16 Ava Freeborn 9
#17 Katie Eli 9
#20 Molly Glackin 11
#21 Sam Segovia 11
#22 Rachel Morris 11
#23 Julia Real 12
#25 Megan Warren 9


Head Varsity Coach | Katie McHugh

Santa Margarita Catholic High School is pleased to announce the hiring of Katie McHugh as the head varsity girls lacrosse coach. McHugh comes from Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia where she was a four-year starter for the Lancers. McHugh received Big South Honors each season she played. She is currently the record holder for Longwood’s all-time career points with

267, second in all-time career goals with 195 and fifth in all time assists at Longwood with 72.

Her senior season she set the single-season program record with 93 points ranking fourth in the nation and leading the Big South. She was named to the VaSID All-State first team her senior year (2016). McHugh was also a Big South Honor Roll recipient.

As a coach, McHugh has been an assistant coach for the United States Coast Guard Academy and was responsible for player skill development and recruiting. In the private sector, McHugh was the Director of Women’s Programs for Shoreline Sharks Lacrosse Club in Connecticut where she helped create growth opportunities for girls’ lacrosse.

In 2015, McHugh was hired as the Assistant Lacrosse Coach for SuperNoVA Select Lacrosse Club in Fairfax Virginia where she was responsible for developing offensive and defensive skills of players and working with the program’s goalies. In addition, McHugh created player assessments to enhance the transparency between player and coaches.

“I am excited for the opportunity to lead the girls’ lacrosse program at Santa Margarita Catholic High School. There is such a tremendous energy at the school and people truly care about the students,” McHugh said. “The most exciting part for me is to share my passion for lacrosse with all the girls in the program. I can’t wait to get started.”

Athletic Director Annie Garrett is excited to see McHugh get to work and share her enthusiasm with all the players. “Coach McHugh brings a great deal of experience, energy and leadership to our Girls Lacrosse program”.

Coach McHugh went to James W. Robinson Secondary in Fairfax, Virginia where she lettered in lacrosse. She has been a camp instructor at numerous Lacrosse camps for Stanford University, The US Naval Academy as well as several Nike Lacrosse camps. She currently lives in South Orange County, California.


2017 Girls Varsity Lacrosse Schedule (14 - 5)
Day Date Opponent Location Time Score
Thursday 2.22.18 San Juan Hills (Scrimmage) San Juan Hills 5:00PM
Tuesday 2.27.18 Dana Hills Dana Hills 5:30PM W 19-2
Rosebowl vs. Westlake
Rosebowl vs. Los Alamitos
Rosebowl vs. Aliso Niguel
W 5-3
W 8-4
W 9-6
Thursday 3.8.18 Tesoro THHS 5:30PM W 12-2
Saturday 3.10.18 Corona Del Mar CDM 3:15PM W 18-3
Tuesday 3.13.18 Trabuco Hills SMCHS 5:30PM W 15-12
Wednesday 3.14.18 Beckman Beckman 4:00PM W 13-12
Friday 3.16.18 Palos Verdes SMCHS 6:00PM L 12-8
Tuesday 3.20.18 Capistrano Valley SMCHS 5:30PM W 21-0
Friday 3.23.18 Esperanza Esperanza 4:45PM W 16-6
Tuesday 3.27.18 St. Margaret's St. Margaret's 4:30PM L 16-4
Wednesday 4.4.18 Cathedral Catholic C. Catholic 4:00PM W 11-7
Tuesday 4.10.18 Foothill Foothill 7:00PM L 8-7
Wednesday 4.11.18 Mater Dei SMCHS 5:30PM L 10-7
Thursday 4.19.18 Los Alamitos Los Alamitos 5:30PM W 14-4
Tuesday 4.24.18 Newport Harbor Newport 6:30PM W 11-7
Wednesday 4.25.15 Coronado SMCHS 5:00PM W 13-7
Playoffs vs Los Alamitos
Playoffs vs Trabuco Hills
W 9-8
L 12-10
2017 Girls Junior Varsity Lacrosse Schedule
Day Date Opponent Location Time Score
Thursday 2.22.18 San Juan Hills San Juan Hills 5:00PM
Tuesday 2.27.18 Dana Hills Dana Hills 7:00PM
Thursday 3.8.18 Tesoro THHS 7:00PM
Tuesday 3.13.18 Trabuco Hills SMCHS 7:00PM
Wednesday 3.14.18 Beckman Beckman 5:30PM
Friday/Saturday 3.16-3.17.18 Sticks and Stones Trabuco Hills TBA
Tuesday 3.20.18 Capistrano Valley SMCHS 7:00PM
Thursday 3.22.18 Esperanza Esperanza 6:30PM
Tuesday 4.10.18 Foothill Foothill 5:30PM
Wednesday 4.11.18 Mater Dei SMCHS 7:00PM
Thursday 4.19.18 Los Alamitos Los Alamitos 4:00PM
Monday 4.23.18 J Serra J Serra 3:30PM
Tuesday 4.24.18 Newport Harbor Newport 4:45PM
Wednesday 4.25.15 Coronado SMCHS 7:00PM


Athletic Clearance

Fall Training Camp

Off-season workouts and stick work sessions will begin September 10th. *For student-athletes who are not participating in a fall sport.

Mondays/Wednesdays: Strength and Conditioning, 2:30-3:45pm | Location: SMCHS weight room

Thursdays: Stick work, 2:30-3:30pm

Location: Meet in front of SMCHS weight room

Prospective Players

If you are interested in playing girls lacrosse, wondering about the commitment of girls lacrosse, or just want a little more information, we are here to help!

  • Our regular season games run from late February to April, May if you are on Varsity and go into playoffs.
  • Although we condition all year, JV practice does not start till January.
  • Junior Varsity (JV) is a No Cut sport, we welcome girls of all talent levels and are happy to work with beginners and teach players new skills and a love for the game.
  • If you would like to shoot for Varsity – Coach is happy to evaluate your skill level and work with you to achieve your goals.

Please fill out the information below and we will be in touch. We hope to Welcome you into the Girls Lacrosse Family!

Director: Vince Garcia garciav@smhs.org

Head Coach: Kirstyn Atkinson atkinsonk@smhs.org

Parent Representative: Wendy Ruiz ruiz01@cox.net

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