Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/16/10
Harriton senior attack Carli Sukonik has signed a National Letter of Intent to play Division I lacrosse at Lehigh University.
Sukonik scored 77 goals in 2010, helping the Rams finish 13-7 and gain their first playoff win in over 20 years. Sukonik was named Honorable Mention All-Central League.
Sokonik will play for a Lehigh team that went 14-4 and lost in the Patriot League championship game last year under second-year coach Jill Redfern (Ursinus College).
Sukonik, who plays club lacrosse for Ultimate Goal, will join two other Philly juniors that have committed to Lehigh: Downingtown East attack/midfielder Emily Solenberger and Academy of Notre Dame midfielder Bree Buysee.
Sukonik has had equal success of the field. She has a 4.3 GPA and is a member of the National Honors Society.
She also has done volunteer or service work for the Jewish Relief Agency, the Interfaith Hospitality Network, the Religious Action Center and BookSmart, while teaching youths in various lacrosse workshops.
Sukonik, a captain for the Rams, will look to add to her career total of 217 goals this coming spring.
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Photo: Harriton Coach George Dick is on the left and Harriton Athletic Director Tom Ferguson is on the right.