Women’s Lacrosse Formally Announces Class of 2021
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Navy women’s lacrosse team added 13 members to its 2018 roster with the addition of the Class of 2021. The freshmen joined the roster over Plebe Summer and have competed with the team throughout the fall season.
The Class of 2021 includes Maddy Bell (Winter Park, Fla.), Logan Book (Darien, Conn.), Addie Hamilton (Columbus, Ohio), Hailey Harms (Portland, Ore.), Lauren Herrington (Round Rock, Texas), Caroline Kwon (Cooksville, Md.), Marina Lazarides (Westminster, Md.), Ellie Lecker (Ponte Vedra, Fla.), Annie Maloney (Ellicott City, Md.), Karoline Nease (Richmond, Va.), Caroline Peppard (Garden City, N.Y.), Nicole Victory (Issaquah, Wash.), and Grace Zagaja (Centerport, N.Y.).
Bell was a four-year letter winner in lacrosse and swimming at Winter Park High School. She helped the Wildcats to the 2017 District Championship. Bell named team MVP in lacrosse in 2015, while earning All-Metro accolades in lacrosse and swimming in 2017. She’s a member of the National Honor Society, serving as president (2016-17).
Book lettered in lacrosse (3 years) and ice hockey (2) at Darien High School. She helped Darien HS to Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference (FCIAC) titles and Connecticut State Championships in lacrosse in 2014, ‘15, ‘16 and ’17. Book was named All-FCIAC (2x), All-State (2x), and All-American, while earning team MVP and team Warrior Defense Award as a senior, as well as selected Connecticut High School Coaches Association Player of the Year as a senior (2017). Book was a member of the Darien HS Tudor Singers Honor Choir, as well as the Anatomy Club (president).
Hamilton lettered in lacrosse at New Albany High School (2 years) before concluding high school career at Thomas Worthington High School (2). She led Worthington HS to the Ohio Capital Conference title in 2017. Hamilton was named First Team All-State during junior and senior seasons, while earning First Team All-District and First Team All-Ohio Capital Conference as a sophomore, junior, and senior. She was a member of Student Athletic Leadership Board and recipient of Academic Golden Key. Her sister, Molly (’14), was a member of the Navy women’s lacrosse team.
Harms lettered in lacrosse (5 years), basketball (3), field hockey (1), and soccer (1) at Oregon Episcopal. She was named All-League (first team 3x), All-State (first team 2x), and All-American (2016). Harms was a member of the Intercultural Student Association, Black Student Union, Student Diversity Committee, and Poetry Club. She prepped at Northfield Mount Hermon, a USNA Foundation School.
Herrington lettered in lacrosse (4 years), soccer (4), and basketball at Vista Ridge High School. She garnered All-State in lacrosse as a junior and senior, while earning All-State accolades in soccer as a sophomore, junior, and senior. Herrington was a member of the Student Council. She prepped at Peddie School, a USNA Foundation School.
Kwon lettered in lacrosse (4 years), field hockey (2), and indoor track and field (2) at Glenelg High School. She helped GHS win the 2016 and 2017 State Championships. Kwon was named First Team All-County (2016, ’17), Second Team Baltimore Sun All-Metro (2017), and Honorable Mention Washington Post All-Metro (2017), while earning Academic All-American accolades as a junior. She was a member of the AP Scholars and the National Honor Society, as well as the Spanish, Science, Math, and Technology National Honor Societies.
Lazarides lettered in lacrosse, basketball, and field hockey at Garrison Forest School. She was named All-Conference and All-Metro in lacrosse as a senior, while being selected All-Conference as a sophomore. She is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Lecker played lacrosse at Ponte Vedra High School. She was named All-American as a junior and senior, while earning All-County honors all four years of high school. Lecker was voted team captain as a senior. Her uncle, Chip Lindsay, was a 1984 graduate of the Naval Academy.
Maloney lettered in lacrosse (4 years) and cross country (4) at River Hill High School. She was named All-County (2015, ’16) in lacrosse and selected team captain as a senior. Maloney was a member of the Student Government, Future Business Leaders of America, National Honor Society, National English Honor Society, Tri-M Music Honor Society, theater, and choir.
Nease lettered in lacrosse (4 years) and field hockey (3) at Douglas S. Freeman High School. She helped the lacrosse team win the Conference Championship as a junior and the Colonial District Championship as a freshman. Nease was named All-Conference (2014, ’15, ’16, ’17), All-Metro (2016), All-Region (2015, ‘16), and All-State (2016). She was a member of the Honor Roll, Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society), Latin Club, and Performance Choir. Her father, Carl (’92), played men’s lacrosse at the Naval Academy, while uncle, Creighton Armstrong, was a 1992 USNA graduate.
Peppard played lacrosse, basketball, and soccer at Garden City, High School. She helped Garden City HS win the 2016 New York State Championships in lacrosse, while leading the team to a 2015 Long Island Championship in soccer. Peppard served as team captain of lacrosse team. She prepped at Blair Academy, a USNA Foundation School, where she was named All-Mid-Atlantic Prep League (2017) and All-Prep (2017) in lacrosse, while garnering Rookie of the Year (2016) honors in soccer. Peppard was a member of the National Honor Society, Student-Athlete Leadership Council, and concert band.
Victory lettered in lacrosse (4 years), basketball (3), and cross country (1) at Issaquah High School. She led IHS to the State Championship in 2014 and 2015. Victory was named All-American, All-Academic, team captain, and team MVP (2016, ’17). She was a member of the National Honor Society.
Zagaja played lacrosse, basketball and field hockey at Harborfields High School. She was named All-American (2017), All-County (2016, ’17), and Unsung Hero (2014, ’15) in lacrosse, while being selected as team captain as a senior. Zagaja was a member of the National Honor Society.