Armed with strong returning cast, Kent Island figures to be tough to take down once again
teams on our schedule. The team worked hard in the offseason to come in physically prepared for our matchups. We’re excited to get the season underway.”
Seven returning seniors include AllMid-Shore first-team players Gabrielle Corder, Paige Mitchell, and Sara Walford. Corder and Mitchell are expected to lead the defense and midfield, respectively, this year. Second-team All-MidShore player Emily Lanehart returns to tend the net. Other starters include Kaitlin Karns, MacKenzie Mandes, Casey Sweitzer, Sarah Bowyer, Emma Covington, Emma Caulk, and Katie Ray. Gunston With a large roster, including five returning seniors, the Herons should be competitive in the Eastern Shore Independent Athletic Conference.
“We are looking forward to a competitive year ... girls have worked very hard this summer and during preseason,” head coach Alison DeFino said.
Senior forwards are Heidi Barcus, Brennan Paddy, and Susie Ford, who will also play midfield. Senior Joey Smith plays midfield and classmates