Seven Players Form Loyola Women's Lacrosse Class of 2012

May 22, 2008

BALTIMORE - Seven student-athletes from four states have announced their intentions to attend Loyola College and will be the Greyhounds women's lacrosse Class of 2012.

Ashley Cudmore (Bel Air, Md./Bel Air High School/SkyWalkers Lacrosse), Stephanie Deisher (Eldersberg, Md./Liberty High School/Hero's Lacrosse), Kimberly Fisher (South Windsor, Conn./The Loomis Chaffee School/Connecticut Lacrosse Futures), Julie Funk (Reisterstown, Md./Mount de Sales Academy/Rome Lacrosse), Ana Heneberry (Lutherville, Md./Dulaney High School/Rome Lacrosse), Kerry Stoothoff (Blue Point, N.Y./Bayport-Blue Point High School/Long Island Express) and Virginia Weber (Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown High School/South Jersey Select) will join the Loyola program.

A midfielder at Bel Air High School, Cudmore earned All-Harford Second Team honors following her junior season by The Baltimore Sun and has been a four-year member of the Bobcats lacrosse team. She also earned letters in soccer and basketball.

Deisher, a U.S. Lacrosse Academic All-American at Liberty High School, helped the Lions advance to the Maryland Class 2A-1A State Quarterfinals this season. She led Liberty in goals scored as a junior when she earned All-Carroll County honors by The Baltimore Sun and the Carroll County Times. Deisher also was named to the All-Monocacy Valley Piedmont Conference First Team after her sophomore and junior seasons. She also ran indoor track and field, qualifying for the state meet in several sprinting events, and was an All-MVAL First Team player for the Lions' soccer team.

Fisher was named to the U.S. Lacrosse All-America team following her junior season at The Loomis Chaffee School. A four-year lacrosse and field hockey letterwinner, Fisher was named to the New England Prep School Women's Lacrosse Association All-Star Team following her junior season. She also helped her team to the Western New England title in 2005.

Heneberry will join her sister, Mary, who was a freshman on Loyola's team in 2008. An All-Baltimore County First Team honoree by the coaches following her junior season, she helped the Lions advance to the Maryland Class 4A-3A State Quarterfinals in 2008. A defender in lacrosse, Heneberry also was an All-Conference First Team honoree in field hockey.

Funk will be one of three players - Paige Hoffen and Meg Steffe - on the Greyhounds squad from Mount de Sales Academy. A defender for the Sailors, Funk earned honor roll mention for her work in the classroom as a senior.

A product of Bayport-Blue Point High School on Long Island, Stoothoff led Suffolk County goalies in saves and saves percentage as a senior and was a member of the New York State National Team in 2007. She earned All-County honors following her junior season and was a two-time All-League honoree in soccer as a goalkeeper.

Weber will also join her sister, Elizabeth, at Loyola next season. She helped Moorestown High School win its eighth-state New Jersey state championship, scoring three goals in the state title game. She earned All-South Jersey and All-League honors in lacrosse and also earned all-state honors in field hockey.