By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 6/24/13
Downingtown West rising junior defender Meg Camden has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Ohio State University.
Meg Camden log:
High School: Downingtown West
Graduation Year: 2015
College Choice: Ohio State University
Club Affiliation: Phantastix Purple
Major lacrosse honors, camps: National Tournament, Philly Showcase Fab 40 All-Star, UPenn 4×4 Champion, Triple Threat Camp
Academic honors, service: Honor Roll Student, Worked in Ethiopia with Langano Harvest Foundation, Volunteered at Maysie’s Farm and Conservation on Organic Farming and Sustainable Agriculture
What will you major in/study? Marketing
Why did you choose the school? “OSU is a rising program, especially now with the Big 10 forming a lacrosse league. The Ohio State coaches have set themselves up to break out and I would love to contribute to that. I am so excited to have the opportunity to compete against powerhouse schools like Maryland and Northwestern. Also, the Ohio State Athletic Department and Academic Support for student-athletes is top notch.”
HS team’s outlook for next season? “We will have a strong base of returning starters and with the talent that made our JV so strong, we should be able to fill in the gaps to have a great season.”
Other comments: “I would like to thank my Phantastix coaches, Sue Frazier, JoAnn Yusko, Dee Cross, and Maureen Hager; and my high school coach, Courtney McGinty, for all of their support; also, my cousin, Kate Sistare (VaTech 2013 grad), who spent hours teaching me college level defense on the beach every summer!”
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