By K.I. Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 12/6/13
Parkland junior midfielder Sophie Castillo has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Colorado.
Sophie Castillo log:
High school: Parkland High School
Graduation year: 2015
College choice: University of Colorado
Club affiliation: HEADstrong-Philly
Major lacrosse honors, camps and showcases: All-Conference MVP, National Team Philly3, Morning Call Player of the Year, All-Area, All-Star team Philly Showcase 2012 &.2013
What will you major in/study: Undecided
Why did you choose school: “I chose CU first because of the coaching staff. They are amazing athletes and very smart. I can’t wait for them to mentor me. I also fell in love with the campus, the athletic program, and the city of Boulder when I visited.”
Outlook for your high school team: “We are aiming for a State championship. We have a lot of talent returning next year, so we are lucky in that aspect. We should do well in our district, but recognize that other teams are getting strong too so we have to work hard.”
Other comments: “I want to thank my family for always supporting me athletically and academically and all my coaches for making me the player I am today.”
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