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Women’s recruit: Delaware gets commitment from St. Paul’s School (MD) junior midfielder Wells

Wednesday, 4th January 2012

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 1/4/12

St. Paul’s School (MD) junior midfielder Shelby Wells has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of delaware.

Shelby Wells log:

Shelby Wells

High school: St. Paul’s School for Girls (SPSG)

Graduating Class: 2013

Position: Midfield

College choice: University of Delaware

Club affiliation:
TLC 2013

Lacrosse honors: 2011 US Lacrosse Women’s Schoolgirl Division – Baltimore Metro Team 3 (winner of bracket); Towson Times 2011 Girls All-Star Lacrosse Team – Honorable Mention (as only Sophomore ); SPSG:52 points (33 goals and 19 assists) in 2011 season; SPSG leader in ground balls 2011; TLC: Leader in ground balls and draw controls for the past season; TLC – U15 All Star Team; MYLA All Star 2008

Academic Honors: High Honor Roll 2011-2012 (1st Quarter); High Honor Roll 2010-2011 (Entire Year); High Honor Roll 2009-2010 (Entire Year); National Spanish Honor Society 2011

Intended major: Undecided, but interested in Mathematics and Science

Why did you choose Delaware:
“I chose Delaware because I really liked how the coaches saw a role for me on the team and were honest with me throughout the recruiting process. I also liked the current players that I met and thought it would be a great fit. I like the size of Delaware and the amount of majors it offers. It is also not too far away, so I will still be able to see friends and family during the year.”

HS team’s outlook for 2012:
“SPSG lacrosse graduated only one starting senior last year. So, for 2012, we have a very experienced team coming back and I expect us to be very competitive in the IAAM A conference this year.”

Other comments:
“I would like to offer a special thanks to Coach (Megan) Hanson, Coach (Brooke) Kuhl-McClelland and Coach (Tommy) McClelland for helping me through the recruiting process and giving me the opportunity to play for the University of Delaware.”



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