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Longstreth girls’ recruit: Manheim Township rising junior attack Cardina commits to UMBC

Wednesday, 15th August 2012

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 8/15/12

Manheim Township rising junior attack Gabby Cardina has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Cardina was the first Pennsylvania girl in the Class of 2014 to commit to a Division I school earlier this summer.

Gabby Cardina log:

Gabby Cardina

High School: Manheim Township

Graduation Year: 2014

Position: Attack

College Choice: UMBC

Club Affiliation: X-treme Lacrosse

Major lacrosse honors: Central PA All-star team

Academic honors: Honor Roll and Student Council member

What will you major in/study? undecided

Why did you choose the school?
“I felt it was a perfect fit for me because UMBC has everything I need to be successful in both my lacrosse career and my education. I admire UMBC’s high-level academics and its convenient campus. Also, I love the coaches and am excited to continue playing lacrosse as a Retriever!”

Outlook for 2013 HS season: “My goal for this Spring is to go undefeated and keep our league and district titles.”

Other schools considered:
Lehigh, High Point

Other comments: “I’d like to thank my coach, Mark Pinkerton, for being a great coach and always pushing for my success; my parents for being my biggest fans; and my teammates because I couldn’t ask for a better group of girls to enjoy the sport with.”

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Gabby Cardina. 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 for directions and information.



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