By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/1/12
Pottsgrove senior attack/midfielder Rebecca Dolenti has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Neumann University.
Rebecca Dolenti log:
High School: Pottsgrove Senior High School
Graduation Year: 2012
College Choice: Neumann University
Club Affiliation: Aftershock Lacrosse
Major lacrosse honors: All PAC 10 Honorable Mention, 4 year Varsity starter on High School and Travel teams, Blue Diamond Showcase, Philly Lacrosse Showcase deBeer Fab 40 All Star.
Academic honors: “I am an active volunteer in my community. I volunteer for Vanguard’s annual days of caring, I am a volunteer girls’ lacrosse coach and through my church, I feed and serve our local community of homeless.”
What will you major in/study? Criminal Justice, Intelligence Studies
Why did you choose school? “I choose Neumann University because they have a fantastic program for my intended major, Criminal Justice, and they offer a minor in Intelligence Studies. I love the college campus and atmosphere. Coach (Christy) Malone and I clicked the minute we met each other. Her attitude and style of coaching is something that I want to be a part of. I had the opportunity to do an overnight with the lacrosse team. The girls are wonderful and it’s just a perfect fit!”
What is your HS team’s outlook for the season? “We have just named a new coach, so my senior year of lacrosse will be a team rebuilding. I will personally continue to play at the highest level and contribute everything it takes to make the team and program successful.”
Other comments: “I would like to thank all my coaches, especially Jenn Medaglia (Aftershock Lacrosse), who first gave me the opportunity to play lacrosse for her a very long time ago, and Lucinda Iezzi (OJ Roberts Varsity Lacrosse), who was a mentor and gave me guidance throughout my lacrosse career. Also, my Mom and Stepdad who committed their time and energy to allow me to achieve all my accomplishments. I’m excited to continue to play lacrosse at the college level as a Neumann Knight. Thanks all!!”