Girls Athlete of the Week: Abbey Lawrence, South River, field hockey

  • Abbey Lawrence, South River field hockey player, is The Baltimore Sun's Girls Athlete of the Week for Nov. 7, 2012.
Abbey Lawrence, South River field hockey player, is The Baltimore… (Handout photo )
November 06, 2012

The senior forward led the No. 2 Seahawks (15-1-1) to the Class 4A East region champioinship with four goals and an assist in wins over Anne Arundel County rivals Broadneck and Severna Park. In Wednesday's 4-2 semifinal win over No. 8 Broadneck, Lawrence finished with two goals. In Saturday's region title game against defending state champon and No. 4 Severna Park, she scored two goals and then assisted on Jennie Mulligan's goal in overtime that gave South River a 3-2 win. A four-year varsity player and captain, Lawrence has 20 goals and 14 assists in 17 games this season. She made a commitment to play field hockey at La Salle University. The Seahawks take a 13-game win streak into Wednesday's state semifinal game against Blake. The program is seeking its fourth state championship.

Others considered: Cassidy Babin, Archbishop Spalding, soccer; Kendall Kuntz, Garrison Forest, field hockey; Layne Litsinger, Hereford, field hockey; Kacie Longo, South River, soccer

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