PARKLAND, FL- Three of Stoneman Douglas's most talented girls' lacrosse players haven been named "1st Team All-County" by the Miami Herald. Sophomores Lauren Figas and Samantha Fisher were joined by Freshman Carli Fleisher on the team, chosen by Miami Herald staffers.
Sammy Fisher, an incoming junior at MSD, also made the South Florida National team. She's been playing competitive lacrosse for three years and plays midfield. Fisher is also part of the Florida Select 2021 Travel Team, which is ranked 16th nationally. Her goal is to have a successful high school career at Stoneman Douglas and to play at the highest level collegiately. "My goal is to be able to play for a Division 1 college after high school," says Fisher, "and my goal for the team is become the best they could be and to win the district title again."
Also entering her junior year, midfielder Lauren Figas has been striving for excellence in lacrosse for many years, dating back to her introduction to lacrosse at age 5. Figas began twhico play competitively soon after she found success recreationally, and ultimately followed her coach to play for the Madskills Epic Travel Team. Now she is a part of their Florida Select 2021 Travel Team. Figas was also named to the Florida National Team and a Lacrosse All-American by US Lacrosse. "I was over the top proud to be named a US Lacrosse All-American," she shared. Figas plans to pursue lacrosse at the Division 1 level in college.
Sophomore-to-be Carli Fleisher has been playing competitve lacrosse since 5th grade. She plays attacker for Stoneman Douglas and has also been named to the South Florida National Team. "It was a great honor and a lot of fun playing with girls from all over Florida for the National Team," she said. Fleisher was selected to play for the Under Armour 2022 team representing Florida, where they will compete in Maryland at the end of the month. Fleisher's club team is the Florida Select 2022 Travel Team, which is ranked number 1 nationally. Her goal is also to play Division 1 lacrosse after high school.
All three girls continue to work hard for their club teams during the summer and are looking forward to picking up where they left off on the Stoneman Douglas team this season.