By K.N. Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 6/6/12
Pennsbury junior attack Kelsy Gumbert has committed to play Division II lacrosse at West Chester University.
Kelsy Gumbert log:
High School: Pennsbury High School
Graduation Year: 2013
College Choice: West Chester University
Club Affiliation: Ultimate Goal Lacrosse
Major lacrosse honors: Philadelphia Area U15 Girls Lacrosse; Honorable Mention Freshman year, 2nd Team in my Sophomore and Junior year. Varsity player since Freshman year.
Academic honors: Honor Roll
What will you major in/study? Elementary Education
Why did you choose West Chester? “I chose West Chester because I love the coaching staff Ginny Martino and Suzie Burmester and the team. The school is a great fit for my major and a perfect distance from home. I love the campus, it is a great fit for me.”
What is your HS team’s outlook for next season? “This season was the best season we had so far. We made it into the districts for the second consecutive year. This year we only lost one senior and have 12 juniors coming back. Our goal is to win our conference and make it further into the districts next year.”
Additional Comments: “I want to thank my high school coach Kelly White for introducing me to West Chester Lacrosse and for all the dedication she puts into our team to make us all better players. Also thanks to my Ultimate coaches, Wheezy and Michele Dejuliis for all their help throughout the summer. Finally thank you to my father who not only coached me in my younger years but has always been there supporting me and my team.”
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