Fratarcangeli, Bennett choose colleges

Lauralton Hall seniors Alyssa Fratarcangeli of Milford and Caitlin Bennett of Fairfield signed National Letters of Intent on March 6.

Fratarcangeli signed to play soccer at the University of Massachusetts and Bennett signed to play field hockey at Fairfield University.

A four year starter, Fratarcangeli scored 35 career goals for the varsity team and had 48 career assists.

She was an honorable mention to the All-SWC team her freshman year; to the All Patriot Division team her sophomore year, and as a junior and senior, she was first-team All-SWC.

In addition to her league honors, Fratarcangeli was named to the New Haven Register All Area team in 11th and 12th grade, the Connecticut Post All Star team, the Connecticut All State team as a junior and senior, and was also a two-time member of the All New England team, a first for Lauralton Hall.

She also plays soccer for the CFC Premier Program.

As goalie, Bennett set a single-season school record with 15 shutouts and tied her own single-season school record by allowing only seven goals in 21 games.

She led the Crusaders to the South-West Conference Patriot Division title and SWC tournament co-championship. Lauralton Hall reached the Class S semifinals as the top-seeded team.

A two-time Register All-Area, All-State, All-SWC and Connecticut Post All-Star, Bennett was selected for the Senior All-Star game and participated in the National Field Hockey Festival in Florida.

She also plays field hockey for the Competitive Edge travel team and is currently participating in the Futures Field Hockey program.