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Longstreth girls’ recruit: Cherokee (N.J.) rising senior defender Thomas commits to Coastal Carolina

Saturday, 16th June 2012

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

By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 6/16/12

Cherokee rising senior defender Lauren Thomas has committed to play Division I lacrosse at Coastal Carolina University.

Lauren Thomas log:

Lauren Thomas

High School: Cherokee High School, NJ

Graduation Year: 2013

Position: Defense

College Choice: Coastal Carolina University

Club Affiliation: South Jersey Select Lacrosse

Major lacrosse honors: Philly Showcase, Fab Forty All-Star team; National Classic Team New Jersey Athlete of the week 2009 2010 2011, 2nd team All-Conference, MVP Competitive Edge lacrosse camp 2006 2007 2008; top 215 All-Star camp.

Academic honor:
2010-2011 Honor Roll
2009-2010 Honor Roll
2011-2012 Honor Roll
Super Chief award/academic award(2 time varsity winner with over a 3.5 GPA during both seasons; Lacrosse and field hockey)

What will you major in/study? Sports Medicine/Occupational Therapy

Why did you choose Coastal Carolina? “I chose Coastal Carolina because I fell in love with the campus and the school atmosphere. I bonded with the coaching staff and loved the location of the school.”

“The fact that Coastal is a new program and that I would be the second round of players in the program will give us the opportunity to set records and make a name for the school down south. What the school had to offer me academically was also a huge role play in my decision. I am excited that I will attend Coastal after my senior year of high school.”

What is your High School teams outlook for next season? “My high school teams will have a growing year. We lost a lot of seniors that will be greatly missed, but we have a lot of incoming freshman and sophomores that are ready to step up at the varsity level and give it their all.”

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for Phillylacrosse.com girls’ recruits, congratulates Lauren Thomas. Longstreth specializes in equipment, uniforms and apparel for women’s sports. Longstreth carries a huge selection of all the best women’s heads, handles, goalie gear and player accessories – including shoes and apparel. Visit longstreth.com for directions and information.

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