USC Upper St Clair High School Girls Lacrosse - WPIAL Class AAA Section 1


Tryout Expectations


   2018 Upper St. Clair Girls Lacrosse Tryouts  

March 5th-March 7th

7:00- 9:00pm Boyce Middle School Field

Arrive by 6:30pm



IMPORTANT:  Your completed & signed physical must be submitted to the athletic office by February 20th to participate in tryouts.  You also need to submit the $75.00 registration fee. (If you sent in your forms in the fall, the one page re-certification form will just need to be completed and turned in)

 DO NOT WAIT until March 5th, it will be too late!


What to bring:

  • A stick, goggles & mouthguard.  You will not be permitted to play without these.
  • Water bottle with your name on it.
  • No jewelry
  • Running sneakers for the track.  Turfs for the turf field (optional).
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • A recent picture of yourself with your name and grade on it.
  • Make sure to eat something healthy at least an hour before tryouts


What to expect:

  • 2 miles ( Recommended < 16 min/ mile)
  • 300’s 
  • Timed mile (Recommended < 7:30 minute)
  • Additional running tests
  • Skills testing for stick work
  • Stick skills under pressure
  • Evaluation of your performance in 3v2, 3v3, 4v3, 4v4, and 7v7 situations
  • Transition drills for field awareness
  • Full-field scrimmage situations


What the coaches are looking for:

  • Lacrosse skills:
  • Stickwork: Catching/ throwing with both dominant and non-dominant hands, especially in game situations
  • Game Situational Play: Field sense, attacking ability, defensive positioning
  • Coachability: Willingness to be coached, to receive constructive criticism & try new things
  • Athleticism: Overall fitness level including speed, endurance & agility
  • Hard work: Ability to work hard & potential to improve
  • Good attitude: Excited to learn and play the sport of lacrosse
  • Teamwork: working hard for the good of the team and overall team goal


Link to USC Physical Information

Link to Physical Form

Link to USC Athletic Fee information