By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 9/18/12
Springfield-Montco senior midfielder Elizabeth “Libby” Field has committed to play Division I lacrosse at the United States Naval Academy.
Elizabeth Charlotte “Libby” Field log:
High School: Springfield Township High School, Montgomery County
Graduation Year: 2013
College Choice: United States Naval Academy
Club Affiliation: 2013 Ultimate PA Blue
Major lacrosse honors: Philly National Tournament Team in 2011 and 2012, BAL First Team All League 2011 and 2012 seasons, League MVP 2012 season, Captain for upcoming 2013 high school season
Academic honors: National Honor Society, German Honor Society, AP Scholar, Interact Service Club, Volunteer for Springfield Township Parks and Recreation
What will you major in/study? Oceanography/Meteorology
Why did you choose Navy? “I am grateful for the opportunity to serve my country and be a member of an amazing lacrosse team.”
What is your HS team’s outlook for next season? “State champs!”
Other schools considered? Lafayette, York College, La Salle, St. Joseph’s
Other comments: “I would really like to thank my high school coach, Ken Rodoff, for making me into the player I am today; my parents for driving me to far away tournaments and putting up with me after disappointing losses; my sister, Ellie, for all her support and always having my back on the field; and the Ultimate Club and coaches for allowing me to be seen and giving me the opportunity to play with so many other amazing players.”
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