A record-breaking Mount St. Mary Academy athlete just made history for the school’s lacrosse program. Rising senior Lois Garlow was named to the All-American Women’s Lacrosse list—Mount St. Mary’s first ever lacrosse player named to that list.
In Garlow’s junior year as a midfielder—her first year at MSM after she transferred from Utah—she scored 95 goals and 52 assists, earning her team 147 points. The previous record for single season goals at MSM was set by Shannon Pelitera at 71 goals in 2013.
Throughout Garlow’s high school lacrosse career, she has racked up a total of 144 goals (12 freshman year, 37 sophomore year). She scored her 100th career goal in a win over Nardin Academy this spring. She was a major contributor in all League games, helping her team build a 12-0 season and Msgr. Martin League regular season title.
During her single season at MSM, Garlow was named the Msgr. Martin League Defensive Player of the Year and Msgr. Martin League First Team All-Catholic, as well as being chosen for the All-Western New York team.
She has also been named the 2018 All-Bee Girls Lacrosse Team Player of the Year and a Channel 7 WKBW Super 7 Athlete of the Week. Garlow has also been a Student-Athlete of the Week for lacrosse at MSM.
“She is definitely one of the top female athletes I’ve seen in my years working in athletics,” MSM Athletic Director Jim Pernick said. “She’s very humble and is definitely a team leader.”
Garlow has also been recognized for her success on the MSM basketball team in the winter, earning a spot on the All-Western New York team and the Top 25 Girls Basketball award for 2017-18 from WNY Athletics.
The MSM lacrosse team has played in the finals every year for the past 15 years and holds 10 championships.