By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/18/12
Springfield-Montco junior midfielder Juli Cardamone has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Connecticut.
Juli Cardamone log:
High School: Springfield Township High School-Montgomery County
Graduation Year: 2014
College Choice: UConn
Club Affiliation: Ultimate Goal Lacrosse
Major lacrosse honors: Freshman starter, second team All-League; Sophomore year first team All-League; 4 goals away from 100 goals; multiple tournaments; Maximum Exposure and UConn camps
Academic Honors: Honor Roll
What will you major in/study? Social Work or Counseling
Why did you choose UConn? “As soon as I got to camp and was getting ready to compete I knew as soon as I pulled up that I wanted to go to school there. It was a gut feeling that I had. I knew I had to be apart of such a great D1 program and to be able to play with such great athletes and be coach by such awesome people. I can’t wait to be there and study and play the game I love.”
High School team outlook for next season? “We are back in Suburban One this year and looking to do very well.”
Additional Comments: “I would like to thank UConn’s head coach Katie Woods for giving me the opportunity to play D1 at such a great school like UConn. I would also like to thank the owner of Ultimate Goal Lacrosse Michelle (DJ) DeJuliis for promoting lacrosse and providing girls in PA and NJ the opportunity to greater learn and play the game of lacrosse. I don’t know where I would be with out all of her work to help me succeed.
“Also, all of my coaches over the years that have promoted good sportsmanship like my high school coaches Ken Rodoff and Linsay Schreiber, all of my Springfield Township Spartan family and for their support and Spartan Pride.
“And last but not least my family including my brother Alex for watching over me and my Ama (Grandmom)- my biggest fan and my mom for leading me to follow my dreams and having faith and believing in me.”
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