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Women’s recruit: Hatboro-Horsham senior midfielder McKay commits to American

Monday, 10th October 2011

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Recruiting  
 

By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/10/11

Hatboro-Horsham senior midfielder Julie McKay has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at American University.

Julie McKay log:

Julie McKay

High School: Hatboro-Horsham

Graduation Year: 2012

Position: Midfield

College Choice: American University

Club Affiliation: Phantastix

Major lacrosse honors: PASLA School Girls National Tournament team (for the past two years), 1st team All-League for Midfield, 3rd team All-Continental

Academic honors: Academic All-American, National Honors Society, Distinguished Honor Roll

What will you major in/study? “I am not totally sure what I want to major in, but I think something with International Business or Political Science.”

Why did you choose school?
“I chose American University because I fell in love with the school and DC every time I visited. The girls and the coaches are so nice and welcoming to new people, which was comforting. I also think that American will set me up to do great things in life, and being in DC will provide many opportunities.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for next year? “Last year our team was good and we had a great record. Although we lost in the second round of playoffs, which was somewhat of a disappointment, we had a great season. This year we are bringing up a lot of good talent and only losing one starter which is awesome! Hopefully we can come out as strong as we did last year and meet a lot of the goals our team has set for itself.”

Other comments: “I would really like to thank all my coaches from Phantastix, my high school coach Mr. (Duncan) Swezey, my parents, sister and brother, and my friends. I never could have accomplished any of this without you guys! Thank you!”

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