By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, 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:
High School: Hillsborough High School
Graduation Year: 2013
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
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