USL All-American Annie Spewak and Team Pride win the 2013 USL Girls All-American Showcase Championship
July 23, 2013 - Buena Vista, FL. This traditional US Lacrosse event returned to Florida July 21-23, 2013. In the third year for this event, 80 of the top high school girls’ players in the country will be featured, representing all corners of the United States. Annie Spewak, Parkway West '13, was the only girl from Missouri to be named to this elite group of players.
The players compete in a four-team format over three (3) days. In addition to the Girls’ Champion All-American Showcase, a US Lacrosse event, the Boys’ Champion All-American Showcase as well as the US Lacrosse Under-15 National Championship (boys and girls) will take place at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. - See more at: http://www.uslacrosse.org/TopNav2Right/Events/2013AllAmericanShowcase/GirlsDivision.aspx#sthash.P6q6qVEX.dpuf
Spewak and Team Pride won the overall 2013 Championship title on Tuesday by outscoring Team Liberty, 15-11 in a tight contest. Watch a reply of the championship game on ESPN3 here.
Parkway West Senior Annie Spewak sets Missouri State Career Goals Record
On April 8, 2013, senior Annie Spewak set the Missouri state record for career goals scored with 256 goals. Playing the position of center-midfield and attack, Spewak, a four time varsity lacrosse player, surpassed the record in a 17-5 win over Wentzville. Congratulations, Annie!
2013 Annual Awards Banquet Celebrates Lacrosse in Missouri
On June 12, 2013, the Chapter hosted the annual awards banquet at the St. Francis Xavier College Church on St. Louis University campus. Adults whom contribute to the proliferation of the sport where presented Commitment Awards. Carolyn Freeman, Marc Garcia and Matt Prime received commitment awards while Tamara Boots was presented the Michael P. Sennett Award. High school players, boys and girls, were lauded for their accomplishments during the Spring - from state championships to All-State honors to USL All-American Awards. Great night to celebrate lacrosse in Missouri. Photo gallery here.