Girls’ lacrosse faces challenge of small team

February 9, 2017 — by Lina Kim and Elicia Ye

Coaches: Meghan Noyola and Emily Abcede

League: Santa Clara Valley (SCVAL)

2015-2016 season recap: 5-8 in league, 8-11 overall

Key Athletes: Senior midfielders Julia Vita and Emma Kovac, junior attacker Nayoung Kim

Key Addition: Sophomore midfielder Ines Picard

Key Losses: Alumnae Erin Norris, Talia Clement and Malia Sinclaire Oreglia

Key matchups: Los Gatos, Palo Alto, Gunn

Prognosis: “Even though I’m pretty nervous about this season because we lost many players and we don't know how many people are trying out again, I think we could do a stellar job if we work hard and focus on being one as a team,” Kovac said.