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Longstreth girls’ recruit: Chestnut Hill gets commitment from East Meadow (NY) 2014 defender Zabala

Tuesday, 17th September 2013

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

By K.I. Goldberg, Posted 9/17/13

East Meadow High School (NY) senior defender Jaida Zabala has made a commitment to play Division II lacrosse at Chestnut Hill College.

Jaida Zabala log:

Jaida Zabala

Jaida Zabala

High School: East Meadow High School, East Meadow, New York

Graduation Year: 2014

Position: Defense

College Choice: Chestnut Hill College

Club Affiliation: Long Island TOGZ

Major lacrosse honors: All Conference

What will you major in/study? Business Management

Why did you choose Chestnut Hill? “Chestnut Hill College has a beautiful campus and the academics are excellent. The lacrosse coach and the team are perfect for me and I know I’ll fit in just right with them. I instantly fell in love with the school.”

Outlook for your High School team next season? “This season we will be losing a lot of players who graduated last year. However, I look forward to the season with the help of the talented younger additions to the team and I also look forward to help lead the team as a senior and make it to the playoffs”

Additional Comments: “I would like to thank my coaches, Ralph Votta, Bob Schmitt, and Hayley Lacey, of the LI TOGZ for working hard to help me improve over my years of playing. I’d also like to thank my school coach, Colleen McMahon for pushing me to become a better lacrosse player and helping me through the recruiting process.

“I would like to thank my parents for supporting me and assisting me throughout all my years of playing. Lastly, I’d like to thank the rest of my family for always coming to my games to support me, cheer me on, and build up my confidence as a player and a person.”

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Jaida Zabala. 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 for directions and information.



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