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Longstreth girls’ recruit: Strath Haven junior defender/midfield Irons commits to Brown

Saturday, 24th November 2012

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

By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/24/12

Strath Haven junior defender/midfielder Brianna “Bri” Irons has made a commitment to begin the admissions process at Brown University.

Bri Irons (Bob Quinn Photography)

Brianna Irons log:

High School: Strath Haven High School

Graduation Year: 2014

Position: Defense/Midfield

College Choice: (admissions process at) Brown University

Club Affiliation: STEPS Elite Philadelphia

Major lacrosse honors: Philly National Tournament Team #3 2012, All Delaware County 2012 Honorable Mention, member of 2012 PIAA state finalist, Philly Lacrosse Showcase 2010 Freshman/Sophomore All-star Team

Academic honors: National Honors Society 2012, Highest Honor Roll 2010, 2011

What will you major in/study? Undecided

Why did you choose the school? “I love Brown’s campus and location in Providence. The academic opportunity is amazing, along with the athletic community there. I’ve enjoyed getting to know the lacrosse program and I can’t wait to experience it myself!”

What is your HS team’s outlook for next season? “After seeing our strong finish last year and making it to the state finals, I’m really excited for this upcoming season. We have a lot of strong starters returning and I think we’ll see some younger girls step up.”

Other comments: “The biggest thanks to my mom and my dad! They’ve made everything I choose to do possible and walk through it with me. Thank you to all my friends and family who’ve supported me. Thank you to my club coach, Brooke Fritz, and my high school coaches, Rachel Busza and Laura Patton! Shout out to my Apex Panthers, STEPS girls and Rebecca Robbins. Also, thanks be to God.”

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for Phillylacrosse.com girls’ recruits, congratulates Bri Irons. 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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