|2018 Girls Varsity Lacrosse Roster|
|Number||First Name||Last Name||Grade|
|2018 Girls Junior Varsity Lacrosse Roster|
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)|
|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 |
|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|
|Friday||3.16.18||Palos Verdes||SMCHS||6:00PM||L 12-8|
|Tuesday||3.20.18||Capistrano Valley||SMCHS||5:30PM||W 21-0|
|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|
|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|
|Playoffs vs Los Alamitos |
Playoffs vs Trabuco Hills
|W 9-8 |
|2017 Girls Junior Varsity Lacrosse Schedule|
|Thursday||2.22.18||San Juan Hills||San Juan Hills||5:00PM|
|Tuesday||2.27.18||Dana Hills||Dana Hills||7:00PM|
|Friday/Saturday||3.16-3.17.18||Sticks and Stones||Trabuco Hills||TBA|
|Thursday||4.19.18||Los Alamitos||Los Alamitos||4:00PM|
|Monday||4.23.18||J Serra||J Serra||3:30PM|
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
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 email@example.com
Head Coach: Kirstyn Atkinson firstname.lastname@example.org
Parent Representative: Wendy Ruiz email@example.com
Years of Lacrosse Experience (none is fine):
Any additional information you would like us to know: