Our lacrosse program provides our varsity-level athletes with interscholastic competition at the very highest level allowing experienced players to continue on their path elevating their play, while providing our JV team with an introduction to the skills and strategies needed to develop as a player. Our program explores the sport across generations to deepen our players’ understanding of the sport’s growth and popularity among girls.
Walker’s lacrosse team competes in the Class “C” Western New England Prep School League (NEPSAC). Walker’s won the Class “C” title in 2005, 2008, and 2009 and placed second in 2007. Walker’s lacrosse also competes in the prestigious Founders League. League competitors include Choate, Taft, Hotchkiss, Loomis, Westminster, Kent, Kingswood Oxford, and Miss Porter’s.
Walker’s lacrosse players Jordana Doshna ’21, Alexa Varano ’22, Lily Cullen ’20, and Abby Grimaldi ’20 helped represent Connecticut in the US Lacrosse National tournament. Here they are pictured with Walker’s graduate Susan Ford ’63, a US Lacrosse Hall of Famer who originally helped to organize the event.
2019 Season Photo Album: Click the gallery above to view game photos from the spring 2019 season.
The varsity lacrosse team finished with an overall record of 8-6 and the team qualified for the Class B play-offs. The team graduated several players, including two who joined Division I programs including Chloe Miller ’19 (Central Michigan University), and Shay Ventresca ’19 (Wofford College). Caroline Stent ’19 (Stonehill College), and K.C. O’Connor ’19 (Endicott) joined Division II schools.
Chloe was named with The Jackie Pitts Award by US Lacrosse for the State of Connecticut which recognized her community service and lacrosse involvement as a youth coach.
Returning for the 2020 campaign will be several starters and new students who are sure to push their season into postseason play. For the second year in a row, the program will be traveling to Hogan Lacrosse in Florida for a few days of spring training. Throughout the winter, the group offered clinics to local youth teams and players to raise funds for this year’s trip.