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Women’s recruit: Bayard Rustin junior defender-midfielder Jenkins commits to Winthrop

Monday, 30th January 2012

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

By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 1/30/12

Bayard Rustin junior midfielder-defender Paige Jenkins has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Winthrop University.

Paige Jenkins log:

Paige Jenkins (right)

High School: Bayard Rustin

Graduation Year: 2013

Position:
Defense/Midfield

College Choice: Winthrop University

Club Affiliation:
SEPA

Major lacrosse honors: All-American Showcase and Upper Atlantic Champion; Club National Championship Finalist; Northeast Top 215; Maximum Exposure; Philly Showcase and Showcase Camp invitee

Academic honors: Honor Roll; Unite for HER; soup kitchen volunteer

What will you major in/study? Elementary and/or Special Education

Why did you choose school? “I chose Winthrop because I want to be a part of a new program where I have the opportunity to contribute on the field as a freshman. Academically, the school offers the programs I want to study, and Winthrop’s location (Rock Hill, S.C.) is appealing to me.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for the season? “I am excited about the upcoming season, and believe that our team has the potential to go far. We have a solid group of returning varsity players, and a number of strong underclassmen. We have great team chemistry and are ready to start the season.”

Other comments: “First, I would like to thank my SEPA coaches (Paula Norsoph, Mary Jo Seifert, and Lisa Daugherty) for their inspiration and for teaching me how to play for the love of the game. Also, a special thanks to my high school coach (Laura Capuano) who never stopped believing in me. Finally, to my parents, thank you so much for being there for me through the hard times and for supporting my decision. I couldn’t have done it without you!”

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