By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 12/17/12
Lancaster Catholic sophomore midfielder Kelly Daggett has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Penn State University.
Kelly Daggett log:
High school: Lancaster Catholic High School
Graduation year: 2015
College choice: Penn State
Club affiliation: NEMS 2015
Major lacrosse honors: 2012 Central PA National Team, Lancaster/Lebanon First Team All-Star, 2012 Team Co-MVP
What will you major in/study: Accounting
Why did you choose school: “I’ve always been a huge fan of Penn State and I love the campus and its atmosphere. The coaching staff made me feel extremely welcome and I look forward to being part of the team. I decided to commit to Penn State because of both the academic and athletic excellence. I am excited to be part of the school pride and traditions that are Penn State. WE ARE PENN STATE!”
Outlook for your high school team: “We have many players returning (only two seniors graduated) from last year’s team. We hope to be competitive in the section and the league.”
Other comments: “I would like to thank my NEMS Coach, Natalie Rau, and my entire NEMS team for their friendship and support; Mr. Keith Barnes & Mr. Dan Gallagher (NEMS Directors) have given me valuable advice throughout the recruiting process and I wish to thank them for their guidance.
“I would also like to thank Coach Mark Pinkerton (former coach) for teaching me the fundamentals of lacrosse and encouraging me to always play hard. Thanks to everyone on the Cougar Lacrosse team.
“Finally, I would like to thank my parents for encouraging me and driving me to multiple states for practices/games and directing me in this decision process.”
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