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Super Six Lacrosse: Player bios

SUPER SIX GIRLS

Who: Michelle Fortier

School: Peachtree Ridge

Class: Junior

Position: Attack

Noteworthy:

-- Was the Daily Post's Girls Player of the Year last spring after scoring 63 goals with 17 assists, 30 groundballs, 50 draw clears and 12 caused turnovers

-- Also named Offensive Player of the Year by the county's coaches last season, as well as named to the honorable mention All-State team in 2011

Favorite athlete: My brother, Tyler Fortier

Favorite movie: "The Lion King"

Favorite music artist: Christina Perri

Favorite thing about playing lacrosse: "Being with my team."


Who: Meghan Greathouse

School: GAC

Class: Junior

Position: Attack

Noteworthy:

-- Was a second-team All-County selection by the Daily Post after scoring 49 goals with 14 assists, 54 groundballs, 41 caused turnovers and 54 draw controls last season

Favorite athlete: Tom Brady

Favorite movie: "Bridesmaids"

Favorite music artist: Luke Bryan

Favorite thing about playing lacrosse: "The competitiveness of the sport and the friends that I have made while playing."


Who: Ajahna Grosvenor

School: Duluth

Class: Senior

Position: Midfield/Attack

Noteworthy:

-- Named to the Daily Post's first-team All-County last season after scoring 48 goals with 10 assists, 27 draw controls and 29 groundballs

-- Has committed to play college lacrosse at Newberry next year

Favorite athlete: Rajon Rondo

Favorite movie: "The Notebook"

Favorite music artist: Can't pick one. I like all kinds of music

Favorite thing about playing lacrosse: "It's what I love to do. I always have my stick close by and am throwing a ball trying to get better. I love being with my team and meeting new people through lacrosse."


Who: Rachel Harper

School: Peachtree Ridge

Class: Senior

Position: Midfield/Attack

Noteworthy:

-- Was a first-team All-County selection by the Daily Post after scoring 13 goals with seven assists, 78 groundballs, 42 caused turnovers and 21 draw controls last season

-- Also named Defensive Player of the Year by the county's coaches last season, as well as earning honorable mention All-State honors in 2011

Favorite athlete: Hines Ward

Favorite movies: "The Notebook," "Remember the Titans" and "Bridesmaids"

Favorite music artist: Carrie Underwood

Favorite thing about playing lacrosse: "Winning games with my teammates."


Who: Lisa McManus

School: Parkview

Class: Senior

Position: Goaltender

Noteworthy:

-- Made 189 saves with a .600 save percentage as a junior for the Panthers last year

-- Named first-team All-County selection by the county coaches and second-team All-County by the Daily Post

-- Also named to the All-Tournament team in the 2011 Gwinnett County Championship tournament

Favorite athlete: Cam Newton

Favorite movie: "Hot Rod"

Favorite music artist: Sugarland

Favorite thing about playing lacrosse: "At the end of every game the whole team rushes down to my goal and we put our sticks up in the airand do our cheer. I love the fact that we do this whether we win or lose."


Who: Alexis Ordini

School: Mill Creek

Class: Senior

Position: Attack

Noteworthy:

-- Named to the Daily Post's second-team All-County last season with 44 goals and 17 assists

-- Has several college scholarship offers, but will attend the University of Alabama

Favorite athlete: Julio Jones

Favorite movie: "The Blind Side"

Favorite music group: Lady Antebellum

Favorite thing about playing lacrosse: "How competitive it is. You really have to trust your teammates if you want to win games. My lacrosse team is like my second family."

SUPER SIX BOYS

Who: Ronnie Adams

School: North Gwinnett

Class: Senior

Position: Attack

Noteworthy:

-- Led the Bulldogs with 53 total points on 31 goals and 22 assists last season

-- Played club lacrosse with Team Crease club of Buford last summer and was named Most Valuable Player of the Georgia Shootout tournament. Also scored 12 goals during the Dick's Sporting Goods Invitational

-- Has scholarship offers from Shorter, Grand Canyon, Tampa, Young Harris, Piedmont, Oglethorpe, Reinhardt and West Point (Ga.)

Favorite athlete: Aaron Rodgers

Favorite movie: "Bruce Almighty"

Favorite music artist: I listen to a variety of music

Favorite thing about playing lacrosse: "Getting to play with my friends."


Who: Davis Bayles

School: Collins Hill

Class: Senior

Position: Defense

Noteworthy:

-- Was the Eagles' top defensive player last season with two assists and 50 groundballs

-- Named first-team All-County by the Daily Post last season

-- Played club lacrosse with Copperhead Elite last summer

-- Has scholarship offers from several colleges, but will play for club program at Georgia Southern next season

Favorite athlete: Cam Newton

Favorite movie: "Friday Night Lights"

Favorite music artist: 'Lil Wayne

Favorite thing about playing lacrosse: "(The fact it's) fast-paced and the physicality."


Who: Nick Kozlowski

School: Mill Creek

Class: Junior

Position: Midfield/LSM

Noteworthy:

-- Named second-team All-County by the Daily Post last season after scoring 28 goals

-- Also scored 32 goals for his summer club lacrosse team, including being named Most Valuable Player of the Soco Tournament

-- Already being recruited by Fairfield, Jacksonville and Shorter

Favorite athlete: Pavel Bure

Favorite movie: "Never Back Down"

Favorite music artist: Rise Against

Favorite thing about playing lacrosse: "It's fast paced and high intensity."


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Who: Greg Rose

School: Peachtree Ridge

Class: Senior

Position: Goaltender

Noteworthy:

-- Made 162 saves with a .550 save percentage for the Lions last season

-- Named second-team All-County by the Daily Post and first-team All-County by the county's coaches last year

-- Also selected as a 2011 Brine All-American

-- Owns Peachtree Ridge school records for most saves in a season (162) and career (355)

Favorite athlete: Michael Ruffcorn

Favorite movie: "Step Brothers"

Favorite music artist: J. Cole

Favorite thing about playing lacrosse: "Making a 1-on-1 save."


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Staff Photo by: Brendan Sullivan Super Six Lacrosse - Peachtree Ridge boys lacrosse player Michael Ruffcorn poses for a portrait at Peachtree Ridge High School on Monday.

Who: Michael Ruffcorn

School: Peachtree Ridge

Class: Senior

Position: Attack

Noteworthy:

-- First-team All-County selection by the Daily Post and county coaches after scoring 57 goals with 27 assists and 57 groundballs for the Lions last season

-- Scored five goals with three assists and three groundballs in two playoff games last year

-- Currently second on Peachtree Ridge's all-time list for career goals (105), career assists (58), career points (163) and single-game goals (6)

-- Has scholarship offers from several schools, but is also considering playing for the club program at Georgia

Favorite athlete: Greg "Chef" Rose

Favorite movie: "Superbad"

Favorite music artist: Drake

Favorite thing about playing lacrosse: "Scoring goals."


Who: Alex Schneider

School: Mill Creek

Class: Junior

Position: Goaltender

Noteworthy:

-- Named second-team All-County by the Daily Post last season after posting a .622 save percentage on 252 shots for the Hawks

-- Already being recruited by Davenport and Shorter

Favorite athlete: John Galloway

Favorite movie: "Coach Carter"

Favorite music artist: Childish Gambino

Favorite thing about playing lacrosse: "Making a big-time save."

Comments

Bigspoon17 2 years, 9 months ago

The boys list is absurd, a few kids got shafted by this list. Whoever put this list of names together wash't thinking. 2 of the 6 deserve this honor.

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