By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/5/13
Harriton rising junior midfielder Jane Henderson has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Lehigh University.
Jane Henderson log:
High school: Harriton High School
Graduation year: 2015
College choice: Lehigh University
Club affiliation: Quaker City
Major lacrosse honors:National Tournament Philly Team 3, 2012 Honorable mention All Main Line, 2013 Second Team All Main Line, 2013 Second Team All Central League,2013 Central League Champions, 2013 District 1 Champions, 2013 PIAA State Champions
What will you major in/study: Undecided
Why did you choose school: “I fell in love with the campus and the lacrosse team. Lehigh offers an amazing education and lacrosse experience. I think it is a perfect fit for me.”
Outlook for your high school team: “We are losing two incredible seniors, but have a strong team returning for next season. We plan to continue to work hard and go for the 2014 State Championship!”
Other comments: “I would like to thank Coach Dick for everything he has done to help me over the year to grow and become the player I am today. I couldn’t ask for a better coach to work with for Harriton and during the fall/summer with Quaker City! I want to thank the Quaker City coaching staff especially Coach Shapiro for helping me improve over the last few years and Mrs. Coach D for always being there! Thank you to Coach King and Mr. Ferguson. Also, thank you to all my teammates who supported me, I am very lucky to have such amazing teammates and friends!
“A big thank you to my family for being my biggest fans since the beginning, especially my grandparents and little sister, Maddie. I would like to thank my mom and dad for always being there and supporting me through everything! Also thank you to my dad for being my first coach and helping me discover my love of lacrosse. Thank you to the best twin in the world, Maura, for always being there and being the best teammate and friend throughout everything. I can’t wait to be able to play with you for the next 2 years and then getting to play against you in college!”
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