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Longstreth girls’ recruit: Hillsborough (NJ) senior midfielder Dunphey commits to Rutgers

Saturday, 2nd February 2013

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 2/2/13

Hillsborough (NJ) senior midfielder Kristina Dunphey has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Rutgers University.

Kristina Dunphey log:

Kristina Dunphey

High School: Hillsborough High School

Graduation Year: 2013

Position: Midfield

College Choice: Rutgers

Club Affiliation: Ultimate NJ

Major lacrosse honors: 4 year varsity player; 3 year varsity season statistics: 133 goals, 20 assists, 81 ground balls, 72 draw controls, 34 caused turnovers; 95 goals junior year; tied for 15th in the state, and named to the Skyland Conference First Team in 2012, and an honorable mention in 2011; Somerset County All-Area in 2012 and the Raiders’ MVP in 2012

What will you major in/study? Education

Why did you choose Rutgers? “I chose Rutgers because of the educational opportunities they offer. I was very impressed with the coaching staff, athletic program and facilities during my campus visits. Playing for Rutgers also provides me the opportunity to stay in NJ where I hope to become a teacher after graduation.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for the season? “I am very positive that we have a team that can go a long way this year and I am excited to contribute to our success.”

Additional comments: “First and foremost, I would like to thank my family for their love and support they were always there for me!

“I would also like to thank DJ and my teammates at Ultimate NJ who provided great opportunities and many great memories!

“Finally, I would like to thank the Hillsborough coaches Laurie Stagnitta and Beth Murrin who kept me focused both on and off the lacrosse field!”

Other schools considered: Stanford, U Penn, Villanova, Brown, Louisville

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Kristina Dunphey. 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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