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Girls Athlete of the Week: Deb Milani, Catonsville, lacrosse
The junior midfielder had a dominating week to lead the No. 12 Comets (14-1) to three wins and the Baltimore County championship. Milani opened last week with a four-goal, two-assist performance in an 11-10 win over previously-undefeated Towson on Tuesday, also winning six draws. On Thursday, she scored nine goals, added an assist and won six draws as the Comets defeated Dulaney, 16-7. With the Comets going up against Dulaney a second time in Saturday's Baltimore County championship game, Milani finished with four goals, two asssts and seven won draws in an 18-12 win. In her third varsity season, Milani has 70 goals and 15 assists for a team-high 85 points. She averages 6.1 draw controls per game. Milani, who has committed to Maryland to play lacrosse, maintains a 3.5 GPA and also plays soccer and basketball.
By Glenn Graham
May 8, 2012