SUMMIT, NJ - Five senior members of the defending State Champion Summit High School Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team -- Shannon Groskoph, Audrey Hannigan, Delaney O'Dowd, Cecily Stabler, and Stella Spotts -- will be continuing their athletic endeavors as they advance to the collegiate level in the fall of 2017.

The five Hilltoppers' and their destinations include:

Shannon Groskoph, Midfield - Colby College

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Audrey Hannigan, Midfield - Lafayette College

Delaney O'Dowd, Defender - Bowdoin College

Cecily Stabler, Attack - Denison University

Stella Spotts, Midfield - Columbia University

"These young women represent the very best qualities of Summit lacrosse -- not only are they excellent lacrosse players but great students as well," said Mike Walsh, Summit High School Girls Varsity Lacrosse head coach. "The schools they are attending and will be playing at next year are a sign of not only their hard work but the outstanding education that they have received in the Summit Public Schools. I couldn't be more proud to be their coach."

Summit begins its quest to defend its New Jersey Tournament of Champions title when it begins play March 29 at home versus Mountain Lakes.