Stanford Signs Seven
STANFORD, Calif - Lacrosse head coach Danielle Spencer announced the signings of seven National Letters of Intent on Wednesday.
Olivia Rose (Stevenson, Md.), Lucy Pearson (Philadelphia), Dakota Uy (West Friendship, Md.), Rylee Bouvier (Hollis, N.H.), Phoebe Kim (Palo Alto, Calif.), Grace Turner (Philadelphia), and Peep Williams (Binghamton, N.Y.), are all joining the Cardinal for the 2022-23 season.
"I am excited and proud to welcome this class of student-athletes to the Farm!" said head coach Danielle Spencer. "They have worked hard on the field and in the classroom to accomplish this first step, and hopefully they will continue to do so in coming years. I look forward to getting them on campus next year and seeing what kind of impact they will have on our program."
Olivia Rose - Stevenson, Md. - St. Paul's School for Girls
Quick Profile: Captain and starting defender for St. Paul's School for Girls (2018-2022) and plays for C2 Select (2012-2021) … 2021 IL Women Indoor National Champion … 2021 IAAM "A" Conference Champions...National High School Lacrosse Showcase Champions … Ranked number one High School team in the country on the USA Lax Magazine/Nike rankings … US Lacrosse Women's National Tournament, MD Metro Team #1 in Summer 2021… MD Metro Team 2019 … WPLL Futures-chosen represented Maryland at the WPLL Futures Summit National Championship Summit.
National Team: Selected for USA National Combine in 2019 and 2021.
Personal: Parents are Jason and Leslie Rose … Has two younger sisters Charlotte and Eloise … Mother played collegiate soccer at Villanova … Uncle David Rose played collegiate lacrosse at Maryland … Aunt Allie Rose played collegiate lacrosse at Pennsylvania … Hobbies include solving a Rubik's Cube in under a minute … enjoys visual and graphic art.
Why Stanford: "The only thing more enticing than palm trees and California sunshine is Stanford's emphasis on entrepreneurial spirit. I chose Stanford because I want to take charge of my education in unconventional ways among the most brilliant minds. Stanford is always cutting-edge, with new opportunities at every turn that I am more than lucky to explore. The beautiful campus, perfect weather, and achieving spirit of Stanford made it my dream!"
Lucy Pearson - Philadelphia - Springside Chestnut Hill Academy
Quick Profile: Captain of lacrosse for Springside Chestnut Hill Academy ... Also played for Big 4 HHH (2018-2022) … Named 2021 All-American, 2021 Academic All-American, 2021 First-Team All-Philadelphia, 2021 high school MVP, 2021 Interac First-Team All-League … Named the 2021 Junior Vare Award for sportsmanship, athletic, and academic achievement.
National Team: Invited to the National Team Development Program Combine.
Personal: Parents are Philip and Liz Pearson … has an older sister, Maggie who plays squash at Amherst College … Her mother played field hockey, squash, and lacrosse at Vassar College … Hobbies include singing, cooking, playing squash, and playing with dogs.
Why Stanford: "For me, choosing Stanford was the easiest decision I have ever had to make in my life! It has the best academics in the country, an amazing coaching staff for lacrosse, a gorgeous campus, and a knack for bringing trophies and gold medals back to The Farm. They don't call it the Home of Champions for nothing, and I wanted to be a part of that!"
Dakota Uy - West Friendship, Md. - McDonogh High School
Quick Profile: Captain of lacrosse at McDonogh high school and played for M&D Black (2014-2021) … 2019 IAAM A conference champion … ranked #1 in the country in 2019 and 2020 … ranked #4 in the country in 2021 … a three-time Under Armour All-American, two -time Under Armour All-American Champion … Inside Lacrosse top-60 recruit in 2022 … Lacrosse Magazine 2020 watchlist.
Personal: Parents are Hal and Devlin … has a younger sister, Riley … Father competed on Brown University's crew team … Uncle competed on Cornell University's crew team … Hobbies include spending time with friends and family, reading, and listening to music.
Why Stanford: "Stanford has been my dream school ever since I stepped foot on campus when I was a little girl. Stanford's combination of high academics and competitive athletics is unmatched, and I can't wait to be a part of this talented program that has the ability to win a national championship in the future."
Rylee Bouvier - Hollis, N.H. - Bishop Guertin High School
Quick Profile: Captain of lacrosse at Bishop Guertin High School and played for New Hampshire Tomahawks 2022 Purple Team (2014-2021) … 2019 and 2021 state champions … 2019 Team Offensive Player of the Year … 2021 US Lacrosse All-American … 2021 First-Team All-State … 2021 Nashua Telegraph Player of the Year … 2021 Team MVP … 2021 USA Today New Hampshire Girls Lacrosse Player of the Year.
In Club lacrosse … 2018-2020 - New England Under Armour All-America Team … 2020 Under Armour All-America Tournament All-North Team … 2019-2020 Lacrosse Magazine Best 2022 Players List … 2021 Inside Lacrosse Committed Academy All-Tournament Team … 2021 America Select Team Massachusetts.
National Team: A member of the 2021 USA U-18 National Development Lacrosse Team … 2021 Brogden Cup Champion … 2021 US Lacrosse National Development Combine.
Personal: Parents are Dan And Lesley Bouvier … has a twin brother, Connor … Father played collegiate soccer at Colby College … Mother ran track and cross country at Colby College … Hobbies include skiing.
Phoebe Kim - Palo Alto, Calif. - Palo Alto High School
Quick Profile: Captain of Lacrosse and Field Hockey at Palo Alto High School and played for STEPS Elite California (2019-20) … IL Ranked Top 60 in the Class of 2022 … PAHS Upperclass Athlete of the Year 2021 … Under Armour Underclass All-American 2019 … Under Armour Upperclass All-American 2020 … Adrenaline Senior All-American 2021 …Two-time NorCal National Team 1 (USL Women's National Tournament, 2019, 2020) … Three-time First-Team All-League Lacrosse… Yeardley Love Award - Cal Lax with Love Camp 2019.
Personal: Father is Hans Kim … Hobbies include waterskiing, snowboard, hiking, baking, playing chess, ConnectFour … Palo Alto High School Class President … Has coached Lacrosse and served as youth referee … enjoys writing, volunteering, community service … has played the cello for 11 years and the flute for three years.
Why Stanford: "I chose Stanford because it has truly felt like home since day one of my lacrosse career. The Stanford Summer Camp was the first camp I attended in the 8th grade where I learned how to catch and throw the ball and with the combination of a world renowned education and an incredible coaching staff that truly loves and cares for each of their players made Stanford the obvious choice. Stanford offers family, education, a jaw-dropping athletics program, and an entrepreneurial-oriented community in the heart of Silicon Valley. It's also a huge bonus that I am able to cheer on my future teammates at home games and even attend practices because I live in Palo Alto!"
Peep Williams - Binghamton, N.Y. - Seton Catholic High School
Quick profile: Captain of lacrosse and tennis at Seton Catholic high school, also played for Monster National club team (2018-21) … 2021 USA Lacrosse Academic All-American … 2021 USA Lacrosse U18 National Team … 2021 New York State Section IV points leader … 2020 Under Armour All-American Lacrosse tournament … 2019 Northstar Invitational Tournament champion … Broke the record for goals scored and draw controls won at Seton Catholic (2021).
With Club lacrosse, a two-time Nike G8 Invitational champion (2019, 2021) … Lake Placid Summit champion (2018) … Mid-Atlantic Club National Championship champion (2018) … Lax for the Cure champion (2018).
National Team: Member of the USA Lacrosse U18 National Team … Brogden Cup champion (2021).
Personal: Parents are Kevin and Stephanie Williams … has a sister, Madeline, a Midshipman at the US Naval Academy … Her father played collegiate soccer at Radford University … Her mother played volleyball at Radford University … Her uncle played football and lacrosse at Colgate and played professional lacrosse for the Charlotte Cobras ... She is interested in studying economics … Hobbies include reading, juggling, skiing, and hiking.
Why Stanford: "I chose Stanford because it has a culture of academic and athletic excellence which is unparalleled by any other school on the planet. When you're offered the opportunity to become a part of something like that, you take it. It's a dream come true for me and I can't imagine going anywhere else."
Grace Turner - Philadelphia - William Penn Charter School
Quick profile: Captain of lacrosse and field hockey teams at William Penn Charter School and played for Philadelphia Big 4 HHH Club lacrosse (2018-2022) … 2021 First-Team All-Inter-academic league … 2021 PASLA All-Academic team … 2021 Nike American Select PA Regional Team … 2019 US Lacrosse Team Development Invitee … 2019 WPLL PA Regional Team Member.
Personal: Parents are Larry and Cynthia Turner … Has three siblings, Alex, Nicholas, and Hillary … interested in studying economics and political science … Hobbies include reading, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Why Stanford: "I chose Stanford because it's a place of academic and athletic excellence filled with kind, supportive people."