By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/27/12
Haverford High rising senior midfielder-defender Amanda Case has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Lafayette College.
Amanda Case log:
High School: Haverford High School
Graduation Year: 2013
College Choice: Lafayette
Club Affiliation: Phantastix
Major Lacrosse Honors: All Central League Honorable Mention 2011, WNT Philly Team 5 2011, All Central League Second Team 2012, All Main Line Second Team 2012, WNT Philly Team 3 2012
Academic Honors: US Lacrosse All Academic 2012, Member of National Honor Society, High School Honor Roll
What will you major in/study: Undecided
Why did you chose Lafayette?: “I chose Lafayette because it is a great school academically and athletically. When I visited I loved the campus, coaching staff, and overall feel of the college. In the end I felt it was a perfect fit for me.”
Outlook for your high school team in 2013: “Our team has improved a lot over the past few years and has made it into the District 1 playoffs. Even though we graduated a few key players, I know our team can step up and continue to be a force in the Central League.”
Other comments: “I would like to thank my Phatastix coaches Chrissy Popalawski, JoAnn Yusco, and Sue Frazier, along with my high school coaches Nancy McGoldrick and Kierstin McGoldrick. I would also like to thank Kathleen Geiger for teaching me how to play lacrosse and pushing me to always be my best. Finally I’d like to thank my family, friends, and teammates for always supporting me.”
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