By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/17/12
Wissahickon junior attack Zoe Gomez has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Hofstra University.
Zoe Gomez log:
High school: Wissahickon High School
Graduation year: 2014
College choice: Hofstra University
Club affiliation: Ultimate Blue 2014
Major lacrosse honors: Under Armour Team Philly (2012), 2nd Team All-Suburban One American Attack (2011 & 2012), Philly Showcase deBeer All-Star (2010)
What will you major in/study: Law
Why did you choose school: “I loved the atmosphere at Hofstra and the sports facilities are amazing. It’s exciting to be in Coach (Shannon) Smith’s first recruiting class. I really liked her vision for where the team will be in the next few years and the team dynamics she is creating.”
Outlook for your high school team: “I think we are definitely going to build on last year’s success. We have strong senior leadership with Laura Frankenfield (Boston College) and a great sophomore goalie, Julie Silverman. I think we’ll compete for the league and hope to get to playoffs.”
Other comments: “I want to thank my mom and dad for always encouraging me as well as my brothers, Beau and Luke, who support me and keep me grounded. I would like to thank Michele DeJuliis and Ultimate Goal Lacrosse Club. I especially would like to thank Coach Jen Duckenfield, who has taught me everything I know about lacrosse, who has been there through my ups and downs, and has always understood how to get the best of of me on and off the field. Quick shout out to my Ultimate girls – let’s have fun this fall!”
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