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Women's Lacrosse Announces Nine in Class of 2022

Women's Lacrosse Announces Nine in Class of 2022

Harvard women's lacrosse announced its class of 2022. (Gil Talbot)

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. –
Devon Wills, The Carole Kleinfelder Head Coach for Harvard Women's Lacrosse, announced in the addition of nine members to the team as the Harvard women's lacrosse class of 2022.

"We are excited to welcome the first years to the Harvard lacrosse family," Wills said. "So far they have brought great energy and passion to our practices and team events. The rest of the team has done an amazing job at welcoming them into our Harvard lacrosse family. I am excited to see how they contribute to our team identity, values and competitive spirit as we continue through the fall season. They are certainly bringing their very best effort each day. I am excited for what this group will bring to our future."

Six of the first years hail from Massachusetts, with three more coming from New York to round out the class. Harvard will begin its first season under the leadership of Wills and assistant coaches Becca Block and Caroline Margolis.

Senior captains Nicole Baiocco, Marley Jenkins, and Keeley MacAfee will also help guide the Crimson.

Below are individual profiles for the Harvard women's lacrosse class of 2022.

Charlotte Clark l 5-6 l Attack l South Hamilton, Mass. l St. Paul's School
Four-year starter at St. Paul's School...Named captain in 2018..ISL Honorable mention 2015,2016...Six-year member of 3d Lacrosse...Four-year varsity field hockey letter-winner...ISL Honorable Mention 2014… ISL All-League 2015... Kent Award Winner for Field Hockey 2015, 2016… Varsity Field Hockey Captain 2017…Four year varsity ice hockey letterwinner…Grandfather Bobby was a 1966 graduate of Harvard and varsity ice hockey student-athlete...Father Robert was a 1986 graduate of Harvard and on the men's lacrosse team…Also has two aunts and an uncle who were Harvard student-athletes… Brother Robert is a senior on the Harvard men's lacrosse team.

Olivia Gill l 5-10 l Midfield l Weston, Mass. l Noble and Greenough School
Four-year letterwinner at Noble and Greenough High School… ISL Honorable Mention…Six-year member of the cross-country team…Named 2017 cross-country captain…Four-year member of the ice hockey team…Graduated as part of the Cum Laude Society…Brother Thomas graduated from Harvard in 2016 and was a rowing student-athlete… Father Thomas graduated from Harvard in 1986 and Harvard Medical School in 1990…Grandfather and aunt also attended Harvard.

Grace Hulslander l 5-9 l Midfield l Jamesville, N.Y. l Christian Brothers Academy
Five-year lacrosse letterwinner at Christian Brothers Academy…Named 2018 lacrosse captain…All-League First Team 2014, 2015, 2016…First Team All-State 2018…Section III All-Star 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018…Under Armour All-American 2018…All-CNY lacrosse team 2017, 2018…All-CNY High School Sports Award finalist 2018…NYSPHSAA All-Tournament team 2017, 2018…NYSPHSAA State Tournament MVP 2018…New York State Champions Class A 2016, 2018…Four-year soccer letterwinner… Named 2018 soccer captain…First Team All-League 2017, 2018…National Honor Society 2017, 2018…Volunteered at Camp Sunshine 2017…Volunteered at Sara House and Salvation Army 2016, 2017, 2018.

Shea Jenkins l 5-6 l Midfield l Newburyport, Mass. l St. Paul's School
Four-year lacrosse letterwinner at St. Paul's School…Named 2018 lacrosse captain…Coaches Award 2018… Five-year member of Laxachusetts 2013-2018…2018 Laxachusetts Dream Big Award…Four-year soccer letterwinner…Named 2017 soccer captain…All ISL Women's All-Star team…Two-year basketball letterwinner…Mother Kelly was a three-sport athlete at Boston College.

Emma Kearney l 5-3 l Attack/Midfield l Acton, Mass. l Acton-Boxborough
Four-year lacrosse letterwinner at Acton-Boxborough…Named 2017, 2018 lacrosse captain… 2018 All-American and All-Academic selection…Named to the 2015 National New England team...2018 Boston Herald Lacrosse All-Scholastic Team...Four-time Dual County League All-Star...Three-time EMGLCA All-Star…Four-year Field Hockey letterman…Field Hockey captain… 2017 Field Hockey All-American…2014, 2015 Field Hockey State Champion… 2016, 2018 Boston Globe Field Hockey All-Scholastic Team...National Honor Society Member…2017 Globe Scholastic Silver Key Writing Award recipient... 2018 Student Council Treasurer.

Chelsea Marlborough l 5-6 l Midfield l Cutchouge, N.Y. l Mattituck-Cutchogue
Six-year lacrosse letterwinner at Mattituck-Cutchogue...Two-year lacrosse captain...Academic All-American 2018… All-Division 2018, 2017… Under Armour Team Long Island 2016, 2017...Suffolk County Champion 2017, 2018…Long Island champions 2017, 2018.. New York State Final Four 201…New York State champions 2018…Under Armour lacrosse champions 2017…Played for Title 9 Girls lacrosse...Five-year soccer letterwinner…Two-year soccer captain…All-State 2017...All-Division 2016, 2015…All-Conference 2014...Four-year basketball letterman…League champions 2016, 2017, 2018…Suffolk County champions 2016, 2017, 2018… Long Island champions 2016, 2017…Member of the Honor Society 2017, 2018…Member of the Art National Honor Society 2016, 2017, 2018…Member of the Girls Scouts 2005-2018…Girl Scouts Bronze and Silver Award winner…Received NYS Community Service Learning Enhancement Award in 2018…Environmental Club Distinction.

Emily Ryan l 5-6 l Attack l Ipswich, Mass. l Phillips Exeter Academy
Four-year lacrosse letterwinner at Phillips Exeter Academy…Named 2018 lacrosse captain…Two time member the NH/VT WDNT Tournament team…Seven-year member of Revolution lacrosse…Four-year varsity soccer letterwinner…Winner of the Phillips Exeter Frank A. Weil Price for Exemplary Growth and Promise 2017… Father Mike Ryan was a 1981 Harvard graduate and a lacrosse student-athlete… Mother Pam Ryan was a 1982 Harvard graduate and a diving student-athlete… Brother Matt Ryan was a 2017 Harvard graduate and a lacrosse student-athlete.

Hannah Shin l 5-6 l Midfield l Fairport, N.Y. l Fairport
Four-year lacrosse letterwinner at Fairport High School…US lacrosse High School Academic All-American 2018…Earned NY Section V Scholar Athlete Award in 2016… Scholar Athlete of the Year at Fairport High School 2018…Section V Girls Lacrosse All-Star Unsung Hero Award 2018… Four year member of varsity soccer team…NY Section V Fall Student Athlete of the Year All County Team 2017…League champion 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017…Participated in the 2018 New Balance Games as member of the track team…Inducted into Fairport High School Hall of Fame 2018… National Honor Society 2016 -2018…Spanish National Honor Society 2015-2017…First chair euphonium in Fairport High School Concert Band 2016-2018…Chemistry Achievement Award by American Chemical Society Rochester Section 2016…English F Award for Academic Achievement & School Involvement 2016 2017…Volunteer Sunday School Teacher at Browncroft Community Church 2013-2018.

Hannah Valencia l 5-6 l Goalie l Longmeadow, Mass. l Longmeadow
Five-year lacrosse letterwinner at Longmeadow High School and Deerfield Academy…Western Mass. Girls Lacrosse Player of the Year 2017…US Lacrosse Academic All-American 2017… Western Mass All-League Selection 2015-17…Member of the 2018 WNESPWLA All-Star Team…Western Mass D1 lacrosse champion 2014-2018…Massachusetts Division 1 Lacrosse State Champion 2015…Member of Lax Plus Lacrosse Club…Three year member of varsity soccer team… President's Award 2017… Latin Award 2017… John McPhee Post-Graduate Award 2018… Smith College Book Award 2016… Pottery Club 2016 2017... Environmental Club 2016-2017.

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