Varsity Girls Lacrosse
2021/2022 Season Schedule
Legend: Postponed Cancelled/Season Over
|Wed 3/2||Palo Alto HS||Palo Alto HS||4:50pm||6:00pm||W 10-9|
|Mon 3/7||Gunn||Gunn HS||5:40pm||7:00pm||W 8-7|
|Tue 3/8||University||Home: Cartan - Football Field||4:30pm||L 11-8|
|Thu 3/10||St. Francis*||St. Francis HS||5:30pm||7:00pm||L 16-3|
|Wed 3/16||M-A*||Home: Cartan - Football Field||2:30pm||2:45pm||4:00pm||L 8-3|
|Wed 3/23||St. Francis*||Home: Cartan - Football Field||2:45pm||4:00pm||L 15-4|
|Fri 3/25||St. Ignatius*||Home: Cartan - Football Field||2:45pm||4:00pm||L 20-0|
|Fri 4/1||Mitty*||Mitty||2:35pm||2:50pm||4:30pm||L 10-6|
|Wed 4/6||SHP*||Sacred Heart Prep||2:35pm||4:00pm||L 16-4|
|Wed 4/20||SHP*||Home: Cartan - Football Field||2:45pm||4:00pm||L 17-3|
|Thu 4/21||Stevenson||Home: Cartan - Football Field||6:00pm||L 11-5|
|Mon 4/25||St. Ignatius*||St. Ignatius||1:45pm||2:00pm||4:00pm||L 21-1|
|Fri 4/29||Mitty* (Senior Day)||Home: Cartan - Football Field||2:45pm||4:00pm|
|Mon 5/2||M-A*||Menlo Atherton HS||4:50pm||6:00pm|
About the Team
A founding member of the Peninsula Athletic League and its most successful, Menlo continues to be a dominant force since it moved to the West Bay Athletic League in 2009. In 2017, Menlo captured the round-robin WBAL title and tournament championship. Girls’ lacrosse has won the league title eight of the past 10 seasons, making the finals every year. Menlo annually plays host to national and international powers, including teams from Colorado, Connecticut, Texas, Virginia, and England. Menlo has offered the sport since 1998, when it became established as a competitive standard in NorCal.
About the Coach
Ryan Sage (first season)
Since 2017, Ryan Sage served as Director of Operations for the Firehawks Lacrosse Club. Sage oversaw all aspects of the program, then also took on the role of Boys’ Director for the club last season. During his tenure, he managed a pool of more than 250 players from ages 4 to 14 years old from around the Bay Area. During his time at Firehawks, Sage concurrently was a lacrosse offensive coordinator and strength coach at Notre Dame de Namur, creating the playbook, running practices and scouting.
A native of British Columbia, he learned lacrosse as a box player and soon transitioned to field lacrosse. He studied and played at Mars Hill University in North Carolina, where he was conference leader in goals, two-time Academic All American, 2015 conference champion, and received the Male Scholar-Athlete Award for achieving the highest GPA of all senior athletes. Before graduating with a bachelors in biology, Sage also served as an assistant coach for the women’s volleyball team.
Since 2014, Sage has been competing internationally as a member of the Scottish National Team. He has played in two World Championships, and one European Championship with the Scotland side and remains active on their roster preparing for the 2023 World Championships.