Editor’s note: This story appeared in the March issue of New England Lacrosse Journal. On March 12, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Northeast-10 Conference made the decision to suspend spring sports until at least April 13, and later cancelled them.
A year apart on the lacrosse field did nothing to loosen the connection between Franklin High (Mass.) alumnae Emily Spath and Grace McDermott.
Now entering their third season reunited at Assumption University – and sixth as teammates on the high school or college lacrosse field overall – the pair of former Panthers are hoping to take the Greyhounds to unprecedented heights in the Northeast-10 Conference this spring.