By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 12/2/13
Garnet Valley junior defender Rachel Glenn has committed to the admissions process at Princeton University.
Rachel Glenn log:
High school: Garnet Valley High School
Graduation year: 2015
College choice: Princeton University
Club affiliation: Brandywine Majors, 2015
Major lacrosse honors, camps and showcases: 2012 Undefeated Central League Champions; 2012 PIAA State Champions; Ambassador (Scholar/Athlete Award recipient, 2012; Varsity impact player, 2012; Varsity starter 2013; U.S. Lacrosse National Tournament team, 2013; Philly Girls’ Showcase Coaches’ Award, 2013;
Philly Girls’ Showcase Fab 40 All-Star Team, 2012 and 2013
What will you major in/study: Engineering
Why did you choose school: “I chose Princeton because as soon as I stepped on the campus for the first time, I fell in love with it. It is such a beautiful place! I really believe in the philosophies of the coaches, Chris Sailer, Jenn Cook, and Anne Murray, and I’m extremely excited to play for them because I know they will push me to be my best. I feel at home on the campus and I think it’s the perfect fit for me, not only athletically but academically as well. I can’t wait to be a Tiger!”
Outlook for your high school team: “We have a strong senior class and very strong underclassmen that will all step up to do great things this year. We are going to be a force to reckon with in the Central League and in the playoffs!”
Other comments: “First, I want to thank my parents for being my unfailing support not only through this entire recruiting process but throughout my entire life. I cannot thank them enough for being my biggest fans, constantly showing their love for me, teaching me that hard work truly pays off, and believing that I can do anything I set my mind to. I would also like to thank my sister for always being there for me to give me advice and setting a good example for me.
“Next, I would like to thank my previous high school coaches, Kate Henwood, Amanda Kammes, and ChristyAnn Morello, for having a huge impact on my lacrosse career, shaping me as a lacrosse player, and constantly pushing me towards my full potential. I would like to thank ChristyAnn Morello for assisting me throughout the recruiting process as well. Additionally, I would like to thank my current high school coach, Jenny Purvis, for taking on a huge role and putting in so much effort so that our team can have success. Also, I would like to thank my club coaches, Allison McWilliams, Steph Parcell, Maryann Miller and previously Lauren Henwood, for improving my skills and guiding me to becoming better. I would like to thank my future coaches at Princeton, Chris Sailer, Jenn Cook, and Anne Murray, for being so welcoming and helping me to pursue the school of my dreams.
“I want to thank my previous and current teammates on Garnet Valley and Brandywine Majors, whom I consider sisters, for causing me to love the sport more and more every practice and game and creating so many laughs and memories with me.
“Finally, I would like to thank God because, without Him, nothing is possible.
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