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Top ranking brings new challenge to Austin

Updated: May 18, 2009, 11:36 AM ET
By David Auguste | ESPN RISE Magazine

Last year, while most of her friends were driving to school and practice, Kelly Austin was stuck bumming rides to and from St. Stephen's & St. Agnes (Alexandria, Va.).

Driving just wasn't a priority. She was already on the road, en route to becoming the nation's top lacrosse player.

"Most kids can't wait to turn 16 to get their license," says Saints head coach Kathy Jenkins. "She didn't need to get her license. She was always too busy (with lacrosse)." A year later, ...

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