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Women’s recruit: St. Joseph’s gets commitment from Mount de Sales (MD) senior defender Phelan

Sunday, 29th January 2012

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

By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 1/29/12

Mount de Sales (MD) senior midfielder Kelly Phelan has committed to play Division I lacrosse at St. Joseph’s University.

Kelly Phelan log:

Kelly Phelan (left)

High School: Mount de Sales Academy, MD

Graduation Year: 2012

Position: Defensive Middy

College Choice: Saint Joseph’s University

Club Affiliation: M&D Lacrosse 2012 Black

Major lacrosse honors: MVP freshman year on JV lacrosse.

Academic honors: Peer Ministry at my church for 4 years(planning and running retreats and confirmation meetings for young adults entering there Confirmation journey). Youth Leadership Team for 3 years. Have spoken at various Conferences/retreats: Baltimore Youth Catholic Convention, Vigil for Life, Life-teen Leadership Conference, Spoke at various middle schools on topics of bullying, Mary and Language.

What will you major in/study? Either Public Relations or Food Marketing

Why did you choose school? “I knew I wanted to go to a fairly small Catholic school and play Division 1 lacrosse, so Saint Joseph’s was perfect for me. It’s only 3 hours away, the center is faith, it has my major, the environment there is very family-oriented and it seems like the best fit for me.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for the season? “As of now, we are looked upon as the underdogs, but we’re going to come out determined to rise to the top. We have immense talent on the team, we just need to practice, practice, practice.”

Other comments: “Coach Scott Robinson – coach of my M&D team since 6th grade – has done an amazing job in shaping me as a player to reach the level of a collegiate athlete.”

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