By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/13/13
Upper Dublin senior defender Alycia Hildebrand has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Ursinus College.
Alycia Hildebrand log:
High School: Upper Dublin High School
Graduation Year: 2014
College Choice: Ursinus College
Club Affiliation: STEPS Elite Philadelphia
Major lacrosse honors: Suburban One League Honorable Mention Team (2013)
Academic honors: National Honor Society & Distinguished Honor Roll
What will you major in/study? Major in biology with a minor in exercise and sport science
Why did you choose the school? “I chose Ursinus because they are known for their excellent biology program. Ursinus is strong in both academics and athletics. I feel honored to be apart of such a great school. I’m absolutely in love with Ursinus!”
What is your team’s outlook for next season? “Next season we plan to be just as strong as our previous years. We have many returning varsity players and with an amazing coaching staff, we should have another successful season!”
Other comments: “I want to thank my amazing family for being my number one fans! I can count on them for anything. They are so supportive and I could not have accomplished anything without them. I also have to thank my wonderful lacrosse coaches (Dee Cross and Jessica Sundling). They have helped me develop into the player I am today and have truly helped me take the game to the next level. Lastly, I have to thank Heather Boyer and Leanne Jones, my field hockey coaches, for pushing me and creating the type of athlete I am today. Without any of my coaches, I would have never been able to do this. They have all been so supporting and I can’t thank them enough.”
Other schools considered? Temple University and Saint Joseph’s University
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