It’s Official! St. Francis has 2 All-Americans Named by USA Lacrosse

Matthew Doerfler (l) and Cole Jackson (r). Photo courtesy St. Francis High School


St. Francis High School has two All-Americans named by USA Lacrosse. St. Francis congratulates Matthew Doerfler ’21 and Cole Jackson ’23 on this awesome accomplishment.

Matthew Doerfler (#21) – class of 2021
Divison 2 MVP
Mission League Defensive MVP
St. Francis Lacrosse Team MVP
All-CIF team
USA Lacrosse All-American

Note from Coach Don Bowers: Matthew Doerfler is far and away the best LSM I have ever coached, and likely the best I have ever seen come out of California. The product he puts on the field speaks for itself. When watching Matthew play, his passion and creativity are on full display and you can’t help but smile seeing how much fun he is having. Opposing coaches had to game plan for Matthew as an offensive and defensive threat, as well as a transitional nightmare. Matthew is going on to play NCAA Division II lacrosse at Assumption University in Worcester, MA.

Cole Jackson (#9) – class of 2023
Mission League first team selection
All-CIF team
USA Lacrosse All-American

Note from Coach Don Bowers: Cole led the Golden Knights in goals from the midfield. Cole is a special player with a work ethic away from the field that people don’t see. You can, however, see the results of it. Opposing coaches are forced to game plan for Cole’s burst and his shot which are nearly impossible to stop. Cole is the only sophomore in the greater Los Angeles area to receive All-American honors and one of only 3 in the Southern Section. Cole has also made the Under Armour All-American team for the players graduating in 2023 in the entire SouthWest region. It’s hard to fathom what Cole is going to be capable over the next two years, but we’re very excited to see and be a part of his progression.


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