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Women's Lacrosse

Women's Lacorsse
Head Coach: Owen Blank (2nd year)
Assistant Coach: Kara Hogan (1st year)
Manager: Taylor Truttschel
2015 Record: 8-10, 4-6 WHAC

Post Season Awards | Field

Team Statistics
Prospective Athlete Questionnaire

About the AQ Women's Lacrosse Program

The opportunity for a quality lacrosse experience can be found at Aquinas College. The AQ community wants and supports lacrosse. The lacrosse team will have spring priority for practice and games on our newly built turf field, which sits in a beautiful location in a prime part of campus. By choosing Aquinas, you will be a part of a respected program that values quality on and off the lacrosse field.

2015 Schedule

Sat., Feb. 28 @ Lawrence Tech** Southfield, Mich. L 16-20  
Sat., March 7

@ Tennessee Wesleyan

NWLL Spring Break L 10-14  
Sun., March 8

@ Columbia

NWLL Spring Break W 13-12  
Sun., March 8 @ Shorter NWLL Spring Break L 10-13  
Sat., March 14 @ Siena Heights** Adrian, Mich. L 14-15 (3OT)  
Fri., March 20 vs. Midland Grand Rapids, Mich. W 20-12  
Sat., March 21 vs. Robert Morris Grand Rapids, Mich.

W 17-13

Tues., March 24 vs. Fort Lewis Grand Rapids, Mich L 4-13  
Wed., March 25 vs. Davenport** Grand Rapids, Mich. L 5-16  
Sat., March 28 vs. Lawrence Tech** Grand Rapids, Mich. L 12-15  
Sun., March 29 vs. Indiana Tech** Grand Rapids, Mich. W 10-9  
Wed., April 1

@ Lourdes**

@ The Legacy Center

Brighton, Mich.

W 17-10

Sat., April 4 @ Davenport** Grand Rapids, Mich. L 5-18  
Wed., April 8 vs. Lourdes** Grand Rapids, Mich.

W 15-5

Sat., April 11 vs. Siena Heights** Grand Rapids, Mich. W 16-15  

Sun., April 12

@ Indiana Tech**

Fort Wayne, Ind. L 9-13
Tues,. April 14 @ Hope Holland, Mich. W 18-16  

Fri., April 17

WHAC Tournament Semifinals

@ Davenport

Grand Rapids, Mich. L 7-14  

** Denotes WHAC Game

Team Roster

No. Photos Name Yr. Pos. Hometown/High School (College)
2 Theresa Micallef Theresa Micallef Fr. Mid. Milford, Mich,/Ladywood
3 Meaghan Farrell Meaghan Farrell Sr. Def.. Grand Rapids, Mich./Catholic Central
4 Dani Brodberg Dani Brodberg So. Atk. Lansing, Mich./Waverly
5 Mikela Caseria Mikela Caseria Sr. Atk. Millani, Hawaii/Genesse Community College
7 Lauren Diroff Lauren Diroff Fr. Mid. East Tawas, Mich./Tawas
8 Iris Bannon Iris Bannon Jr. Def. Orangeville, Ont./Grey Highlands Secondary Schools
10 Haley Jacob Haley Jacob Sr. Mid. Rocky River, Ohio/Rocky River
11 Alyssa Chartier Alyssa Chartier So. Def. Comstock Park, Mich./Comstock Park
12 Kendall Carr Kendal Carr So. Def. Rockford, Mich./Rockford
13 Annie Quinn Annie Quinn So. Mid. Fenton, Mich./Hartland
15 Jennifer Adams Jennifer Adams So. Atk. Golden, Co./Ralston Valley
16 Lucy Montanaro Lucy Montanaro So. GK Walworth, New York/Ganada
17 Jayme Brizzola Jayme Brizzolara So. Atk. Zionsville, Ind./Zionsville
18 Photo Not Available Anne Morrow Jr. Def. Grand Rapids, Mich./Catholic Central
19 Sarah Zahm Sarah Zahm Jr.. Def. Grand Rapids, Mich./West Catholic
20 Hannah Crosby Hannah Crosby So. Atk. Henrietta, New York/Mercy
21 Courtney Rosol Courtney Rosol So. Mid. Grand Blanc, Mich./Flint Powers
23 Alexandra Burns Alexandra Burns Sr. Atk. Northville, Mich./Ladywood
25 Mary Gorsick Mary Gorsick Fr. Atk. Lake Orion, Mich./Lake Orion
28 Savannah Prestle Savannah Prestle So. Def. Jackson, Mich./Lumen Christi
29 Haley Swain Haley Swain Fr. GK Grandville, Mich./Grandville
34 Genni Terrana Genni Terrana So. GK Spencerport, New York/Spencerport
** denotes captain


Owen Blank

Owen Blank - Head Coach


(616) 632-2474 (Office)


Coach Blank's resume is deeply rooted in the lacrosse scene in the state of Michigan. After a successful high school career at Birmingham United, he went on to star for the Michigan State Spartans and study Engineering.  Coach Blank's coaching career started at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, where he served as head coach for three seasons. After his stint with the Wolves he went back to his alma mater to serve as the assistant coach for the Spartans.  Owen would eventually be promoted to head coach at MSU in 2008 before moving to Kalamazoo for two years to head the Western Michigan University program.   Coach Blank has also acted as the girl’s lacrosse coach at Lansing Waverly High School and currently serves as a Commissioner for the Central College Lacrosse Association. He also serves on the board of U.S. Lacrosse’s Michigan Chapter.  Blank continues to play both Box and Field competitively with the Detroit Coney Dogs and Old Woodward’s respectfully.

Kara Hogan

Kara Hogan - Assistant Coach


Coach Hogan, a recent grad of Grand Valley State, joins the Aquinas staff and is looking forward to expanding her coaching experience at the collegiate level. Kara was a four-time varsity player for North-Harrison High School in Detroit and went on to pursue her collegiate career as a recruit for the newly developed varsity team at Grand Valley State University. She played one year on the inaugural team and continued her collegiate play for the club team. While on the club team she held captaincy for two years and was president of the team for three. Through this unique leadership position she has developed a place of recognition within the lacrosse community. Her honors include being a two-time All-League player, as well as an All- American. Coach Hogan graduated with a BBA in Accounting and currently works in downtown Grand Rapids for a venture capital fund. Her previous coaching experience involved working for her alma mater high school. She is extremely excited to reach the next stage and assist under Coach Blank at the collegiate level.



Season Outlook




Post Season Awards

Offensive Player of the Year 2010 Kati Rogers & Michelle Murphy
  2011 Hannah Brogger & Lauren McCarty
  2012 Hannah Brogger
  2013 Liza Flewelling 
  2014 Alexa Burns
  2015 Alexa Burns
Defensive Player of the Year 2010 Bre Stockall
  2011 Jess Tunis
  2012 Jolie Williams
  2013 Bre Stockall 
  2014 Anne Morrow
  2015 Iris Bannon
Most Improved Player 2010 Taelor Sanders
  2011 Bailey Terebinski
  2012 Liza Flewelling
  2013 Abby Lux
  2014 Meghan Gray
  2015 Savannah Prestler
Spirit of the Stick Award 2010 Hannah Brogger, Bri Shefferly
  2011 Kati Rogers
  2012 Bailey Terebinski
  2013 Kati Rogers
  2014 Sam Fogus
  2015 Jayme Brizzolara
Newcomer of the Year 2015 Alyssa Chartier
Freshman of the Year

2011 Taylor Truttschel

2012 Alex Burns

2013 Anne Morrow

2014 Hannah Crosby

WHAC Awards

2013 - 1st Team - Katie Rogers, Lauren McCarty, Bre Stockall, Alexa Burns, Anne Morrow and Iris Bannon

2014 - 1st Team - Alexa Burns, Hannah Crosby

2014 - Honorable Mention - Kendal Carr, Anne Morrow, Courtney Rosol

2015 - 1st Team- Alexa Burns (Offensive POY), Hannah Crosby

2015 - Honorable Mention - Kendall Carr

WCLL Awards

2010 - 1st Team - Kati Rogers, Michelle Murphy, Lauren McCarty and Bre Stockall

2011 - 1st Team - Kati Rogers, Hannah Brogger, Bri Shefferly and Bre Stockall

2011 - 2nd Team - Michelle Murphy, Lauren McCarty and Jess Tunis

WCLA All-American Awards

2011 - 2nd Team - Kati Rogers

2011- Honorable Mention - Hannah Brogger, Bri Shefferly and Bre Stockall

NWLL All-American Awards

2012 - 1st Team - Hannah Brogger

2012 - 2nd Team - Kati Rogers and Liza Flewelling

2013 - 1st Team - Alexa Burns, Bre Stockall, and Anne Morrow

2013 - 2nd Team - Kati Rogers and Lauren McCarty

2014 - 1st Team - Hannah Crosby

2014 - 2nd Team - Alexa Burns

2014 - Honorable Mention - Anne Morrow

2014 - Academic All American - Meghan Gray


The Field

Aquinas College Athletic Field (At left:) With synthetic turf installed during summer 2007, Aquinas becomes the first member of the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) to have an artificial playing surface for lacrosse and soccer.