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Katie Schwarzmann drafted first overall by Baltimore Ride of new United Women's Lacrosse League

Quick on the draw, the Baltimore Ride takes Katie Schwarzmann with the first overall pick in the UWLX draft.

The Baltimore Ride of the new United Women's Lacrosse League, a four-team semipro circuit, selected midfielder Katie Schwarzmann (Maryland, Century) with the first overall pick in the draft.

The Ride chose attacker Alex Aust (Maryland), defender Kristen Carr (Mercy) and attacker Brooke Griffin (Maryland, South River) in the next three rounds.

The Baltimore team will be coached by Loyola Maryland coach Jen Adams.

The league's other teams are the Philly Force, Long Island Sound and Boston Storm.

Regular-season games — May 28 through July 16 — and playoffs July 29-30 will be contested at or near major tournaments in the Northeast.

For more information about the league, go to

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Drafted players

Baltimore Ride

Katie Schwarzmann, Midfielder (Maryland, Century)

Alex Aust, Attacker (Maryland)

Kristen Carr, Defender (Mercy)

Brooke Griffin, Attacker (Maryland, South River)

Allyson Cary, Midfielder (John Carroll)

Morgan Stephens, Defender (Good Counsel)

Courtney Swan, Attacker

Dana Dobbie, Attacker (Maryland)

Beth Glaros, Midfielder (Maryland, Wilde Lake)

Sam Farrell, Defender (Severna Park)

Philly Force

Michelle Tumolo, Attacker

Alyssa Murray, Attacker

Kara Mupo, Attacker

Bridget Bianco, Goalie

Becky Lynch, Attacker

Casey Pepperman, Defender (Maryland, McDonogh)

Demmianne Cook, Midfielder

Katie Hertsch, Defender

Emily Garrity, Midfielder

Samantha Cermack, Midfielder (Johns Hopkins)

Long Island Sound

Devon Wills, Goalie

Alyssa Leonard, Attacker

Shannon Gilroy, Defender

Becca Block, Defender

Megan Douty, Defender (Maryland)

Sloane Serpe, Defender

Nora Barry, Midfielder

Katrina Dowd, Attacker

Katie Rowan, Attacker

Kelly McPartland, Midfielder (Maryland)

Boston Storm

Liz Hogan, Goalie

Jenn Russell, Defender

Sarah Bullard, Midfielder

Kara Cannizzaro, Midfielder

Erin Slifer, Midfielder (South Carroll)

Holly Reilly, Defender

Danielle Etrasco, Attacker

Kailah Kempney, Attacker

Kristin Igoe, Midfielder

Colleen Magarity, Midfielder