The Colorado women’s lacrosse team is adding 10 freshmen to the roster for the 2021 season.
Head coach Ann Elliott Whidden’s new class includes six players from the East Coast and eight players listed as midfielders.
Danielle Heintz, GK, Brewster, N.Y.: Earned All-American honors in 2019 and was a three-time all-league selection, recording 572 career saves. She also earned all-state honors as a senior midfielder on the field hockey team.
Jordan Johnson, MF, Red Bank, N.J.: Recorded 95 points (57 goals, 38 assists) during her prep career and has helped her team to a 121-game win streak in conference play.
Zoe McElhaney, MF, Frisco, Texas: Had over 500 draw controls in high school and helped her team to a state runner-up finish as a junior. Two-time all-state selection and two-time captain.
Mack Moore, Att., Fort Washington, Pa.: Earned first-team all-league honors as a junior and helped her team go 38-18 during her career.
Maddi Ota, MF, Blue Bell, Pa.: Gradated from Germantown Academy after playing at IMG Academy in Florida as a junior. Her mother played lacrosse at Lehigh University.
Morgan Pence, MF, Great Falls, Va.: Posted 73 points (48 goals, 25 assists) during her prep career and was captain of the lacrosse and field hockey teams. Her grandfather, Robert Pence, is the U.S. ambassador to Finland.
Madeline Pisani, MF, Clarendon Hills, Ill.: A two-time all-state selection, she helped her team win a state title as a sophomore and finish runner-up as a junior. Her uncle, Dean Pisani, lettered for the CU football team in 1988.
Taylor Smith, MF, Basking Ridge, N.J.: Scored over 200 goals in her career and led the team in scoring three times. A four-year athlete in lacrosse and basketball, she also scored more than 1,000 points on the hardwood.
Ashley Stokes, MF, Santa Ana, Calif.: Racked up 282 points (168 goals, 114 assists) during her prep career and was named the 2020 Orange County Girls Lacrosse Player of the Year. She was U.S. Lacrosse All-American in 2018 and 2019.
Sydney Zimmerman, MF, Rockford, Mich.: During her prep career, she had 258 points (172 goals, 86 assists) and led her team to three D1 state championships. She earned all-state and all-American honors as a junior.