By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/15/13
Radnor rising senior midfield-attack Emma Bickhart has made a commitment to play Division III lacrosse at Gettysburg College.
Emma Bickhart log:
High School: Radnor High School
Graduation Year: 2014
College Choice: Gettysburg College
Club Affiliation: Phantastix Lacrosse
Major lacrosse honors: PASLA National Team District Champs, 2012 Central League Champs, 2013 State Championship Finals
Academic Honors, service projects: National Honors Society, Distinguished Honor Roll 2011, 2012, 2013
What will you major in/study? Health Sciences/Education
Why did you choose Gettysburg? “When I was younger I had taken the Gettysburg Battlefield tour with my entire family, and ever since then I could not get Gettysburg out of my head. I absolutely love it there because it has everything I was looking for including an amazing team and coaching staff. I am so excited and I couldn’t be happier with my decision!”
What are your thoughts on this past HS lacrosse season/team’s outlook for next season? “I am so excited for another season playing for Radnor. We had an amazing season last year, and I have a lot of confidence we will go far again this year!”
Additional Comments: “I would like to thank Brooke Fritz, Lauren Devlin, and Kristen Connell for their encouragement and support throughout my High School lacrosse experience. I would also like to thank my club lacrosse coaches JoAnn Yusko, Lorainne Beers, and Sue Frazier for their constant help and advice. I’d also like to thank my life long swim coach Danny Reichert for pushing me to believe in myself and teaching me pride and determination throughout every aspect in life.
“Finally I’d like to thank my family and lacrosse teammates for encouraging me and pushing me to be the best player I can be!”
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