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Longstreth girls’ recruit: Manheim Township sophomore midfielder McBride commits to UVA

Tuesday, 5th March 2013

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

By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/5/13

Manheim Township sophomore midfielder Emily McBride has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Virginia.

Emily McBride log:

Emily McBride

Emily McBride

High School: Manheim Township High School

Graduation Year: 2015

Position: Midfield

College Choice: University of Virginia

Club Affiliation: Xtreme

Major lacrosse honors: 2011 Brine National All-Star Team, 2012 Central PA National Team (WDNT), 2012 Philly Showcase- 2015 All-Star selection and 2015 MVP, Elite 120

Academic honors: Honor Roll

What will you major in/study? Business

Why did you choose UVA? “I chose the University of Virginia because I fell in love with the campus, the program and the coaches. The academics are excellent and they have a long standing high quality lacrosse program that fits my style. I am beyond excited to play as a Cavalier!”

What is your HS team’s outlook for the season? “After losing a very strong class of seniors from 2012 we still have a great core of talented juniors and one remaining senior. Many of our players have already committed to play D1. We are looking to re-claim the League and District titles for the fifth time in a row and winning a State Championship is always our main goal.”

Additional comments: “I would love to thank Tom Newell, who helped me begin my lacrosse career in middle school. Also thanks to my high school and club coach Mark Pinkerton, who has taught me so much, continues to set the bar for excellence, and has helped with my recruiting process from start to finish.

“A special thanks to my teammates and my captains (Molly Hendrick, Toni Yuko, Maddie Eberly, and Gabby Cardina) who have been such a great group of girls to play with! But the real, huge thank you is to my parents and sister Elizabeth. Thank you so much for everything you have done for me and getting me to where I am today.”

Other schools considered: Penn State, Loyola, Naval Academy, UPenn, Yale, UMass, BU

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for Phillylacrosse.com girls’ recruits, congratulates Emily McBride. 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 longstreth.com for directions and information.

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