By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 1/14/12
Washington Township (NJ) senior attack/midfield Jenna Dingler has committed to play Division II lacrosse at Lock Haven University.
Jenna Dingler log:
High School: Washington Township High School
Graduation Year: 2012
College Choice: Lock Haven University
Club Affiliation: SJ Devils
Major lacrosse honors: Named team captain for 2012 lacrosse season. 3-time varsity letter winner.
Academic honors: Honor Roll Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior years
What will you major in/study? Physical Therapy and Fitness Management
Why did you choose Lock Haven? “Lock Haven made my college decision extremely easy. The team is run by an outstanding coaching staff, which made me feel at home the second I stepped on campus. The heart and dedication shown on and off the field by the players really made me want to be a part of it. The team has high expectations, and I am extremely ready to contribute in making an impact at Lock Haven. Not to mention, their academic programs have given students many opportunities post-college, which is crucial. They have so much to offer.”
What is your HS team’s outlook for the season? “We have high expectations for this upcoming season. Our team is constantly working on and off the field. The senior class could not be stronger. We have some big shoes to fill, but I know we are capable of making big things happen for us. The class of 2012 at Washington Township will make history.”
Additional comments: “I would not be the player I am today if it were not for my high school coach, Sandy Stockl. She taught me that hard work and dedication is key to becoming a player that I aspire to be. I learned that every day is another day to improve, and she has pushed me to become a college athlete. In addition, my teammates have done a tremendous job in pushing me to overcome any obstacles I faced. Their support and motivation always helped me to hold my head up high.”