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Longstreth girls’ recruit: Downingtown East 2015 defender Savidge commits to Navy

Thursday, 8th August 2013

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 8/8/13

Downingtown East rising junior defender Abby Savidge has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the United States Naval Academy.

Abby Savidge log:

Abby Savidge

Abby Savidge

High school:
Downingtown East High School

Graduation year:

Position: Defense

College choice: US Naval Academy

Club affiliation: Phantastix

Major lacrosse honors: 2012-First team defense All- League, Honorable Mention Defense All- Area, National Tournament Philly Team 1, Duke Winter camp Champs; 2013- First team defense All- League, Honorable mention Defense All- Area, National Tournament Philly Team 1, Under Armour Uncommitted Team

What will you major in/study: Engineering

Why did you choose school: “I choose Navy because of the amazing opportunities that I will have there! The school is beautiful and I knew when I stepped on campus that it would be a perfect fit both academically and athletically. Everything about the school is incredible and I loved it!”

Outlook for your high school team in 2014: “We’re extremely excited for the upcoming season! We have a bunch of seniors and returning varsity starters, so we should really click this year. We only lost two seniors, so we will be ready to go!”

Other comments: “I’d like to thank my parents and friends for supporting me through all of the craziness during the recruitment process! Also my club team Phantastix directors, Sue Frazier and JoAnn Yusko, both got me on the right path and made sure I was doing everything I needed to get to my dream school. I can’t thank them enough!”

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Abby Savidge. 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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