2013-14 Athletes of the Week [Pictures]
The Baltimore Sun takes Athletes of the Week nominations from Friday night until Sunday at 6 p.m. Please provide name, school, class, sport, position, team results and the athlete's accomplishments for the week, with statistics by game, and other supporting information. Coaches also should provide a number where they can be reached Sunday night. You can email your nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Girls Athlete of the Week (April 29, 2014): Francesca Whitehurst, Roland Park, lacrosse( Handout / April 29, 2014 )
The junior midfielder scored 17 goals and had four assists in four games last week, including 12 goals in wins over St. Stephen's and St. Agnes (Va.), 12-11, and Georgetown Visitation, 21-20, at Roland Park's Red Hot Invitational. In the win over Student Sports Fab 50 national No. 3 St. Stephen's and St. Agnes, Whitehurst had five goals, including four in a row to give the No. 6 Reds an 11-10 lead with six minutes left. She scored four of her seven goals against Georgetown Visitation in a 6-0 Reds rally that sent the game into overtime. A veteran of the TLC club, Whitehurst has 63 goals, 12 assists and 47 draw controls this season. She is a B+ student committed to play for Georgetown.
Others considered: Liz Colson, Manchester Valley, lacrosse; Wendy Folfas, McDonogh, softball; Jen Giles, Mount Hebron, lacrosse; Inaya Jones, Dunbar, softball; Kayla Reilly, Fallston, lacrosse; Maggie Schneidereith, Towson, lacrosse; Alison Wilcox, Glenelg, softball