Mercer Island native, Lakeside student earns lacrosse player of the week honors

Mercer Island native and Lakeside senior Natalie Fox was named one of the Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association player of the week for March 18-24.

Winners, four a week, are chosen for both boys and girls varsity lacrosse, by their coaches for exceptional performance and sportsmanship.

As a midfielder for Lakeside, Fox has earned 13 goals, four assists, 14 draw controls and 10 ground balls, helping the Lions to a perfect 3-0-0 record this season.

Last week, during the Lakeside game against Overlake, Fox score seven goals and six ground balls. She scored two goals with one assist and two ground balls during the team's 19-4 win over Nathan Hale and finished the week with another four goals and three assists during the Lion's win over Mukilteo.

Fox has played lacrosse since sixth grade, and has been named an All-Conference, All-State, All-American and All-Academic player as a junior. She also competes in cross country.

After graduating, Fox plans to plays NCAA Division I lacrosse at Brown where her brother Henry, who also went to Lakeside, plays water polo.

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