Greater Lawrence

2014 record: 11-7-1, lost D3 North first round

Returning starters (6): Venecia Perez, Sr., defense; Serena Torres, Sr., goalie; Kasundra Cruz, Jr., defense; Eddith Garcia, Jr., midfield; Alyana DeLeon, Jr., forward; Destiny Lewis, Jr., defense

Returning lettermen: Sabrina Sahyouni, Sr., defense; Sydney Goodwin, Soph., forward; Samantha Cruz, Soph., midfield; Juana Lopez, Soph., midfield

Promising newcomers: Rita Silva, Sr., midfield; Andrea Lynn Ruiz, Sr., defense; Evelyn Peguero, Jr., forward; Christine Gonzalez, Soph., midfield; Nicole Jimenez, Soph., midfield

Candidates: 52

Captains: Venecia Perez

Returning leaders: Sydney Goodwin 9, Eddith Garcia 3

Returning honorees: Venecia Perez, Eagle-Tribune All-Star; Sydney Goodwin, All-CAC Lower

Assistants: Helen Sullivan, Tia Ouellette

Odds and ends: The 11 wins last year was the most in the program’s four-year history, easily eclipsing the previous mark of six.

Coach Robert Ciarlo (1st year): “I’ve seen a lot of good things from these girls, they’ve been able to take what they’ve learned in practice and apply them to games.”

Presentation Of Mary

2014 record: 10-5-4, lost D4 North first round

Returning starters (7): Caroline Ferrari, Sr., goalie; Dahlia Almador, Sr., forward; Lillian Alvino, Sr., defense; Elsy Utate, Sr., midfield; Emma Pimentel, Jr., midfield; Olivia Schultz, Soph., midfield; Maddie Zygmont, Soph., defense

Returning letterman: Samantha Mendez, Jr., defense

Promising newcomers: Marianna Lazo, Soph., defense; McKenzie Ferrari, Frosh., midfield; Margaret Zhou, Frosh., forward

Candidates: 11;

Captains: Caroline Ferrari

Returning honorees: Emma Pimentel, All-CAC Lower

Assistant: Krystyna Gagne (co-coach)

Odds and ends: PMA went from one win in 2013 to 10 last fall. ... With only 11 players on the roster, PMA will start the season without having any players on its bench. ... Former coach Kristin Huberdeau went 26-49-10 in five years. Co-coach Krystyna Gagne led Methuen with 12 goals in 2005 then set the Elms College career record with 46.

Co-coach Jana Nadolski (1st year): “I’m hoping that we’re able to stay strong and motivate each other.”

Whittier

2014 record: 11-6-3, lost D1 North first round

Returning starters (8): Brynn Gaiser, Sr. midfield; Haley Allbee, Sr., forward; Erica Erelli, Sr., defense; Danielle Hartt, Sr., defense; Maeve Dubiel, Sr., defense; Allison Beauchesne, Jr., forward; Olivia Beauchesne, Jr., forward; Molly Falk, Jr., goalie

Returning lettermen: Cailyn Collins, Sr., defense; Lilly Guyot, Sr., defense; Hayley Couture, Sr., midfield; Priscilla Johnston, Jr., forward; Chibuzo Onwuka, Jr., midfield; Alicia Catalano, Soph., forward; Julia Matos, Soph., defense

Promising newcomers: Hannah Dalton, Soph., midfield; Paige Gately, Soph., midfield; Alyssa Alestock, Soph., midfield; Isabella Bonvie, Frosh., forward

Candidates: 52; Assistant: Tjitse Boringa

Captains: Haley Allbee, Danielle Hartt, Maeve Dubiel

Returning honorees: Brynn Gaiser, Danielle Hartt and Allison Beauchesne, All-CAC Middle

Returning goal leaders: Haley Allbee 7, Allison Beauchesne 6, Brynn Gaiser 4, Alicia Catalano 3

Odds and ends: The 11 wins last year was the most in the program’s four-year history, topping the eight from each of the previous two seasons. ... Allison and Olivia Beauchesne are twins.

Coach Meghan Welcome (5th year, 33-29-13): “I’m really excited, we have a strong showing of girls and we’ve played well in the preseason.”

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