By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/7/13
Springfield-Delco sophomore midfielder-attack Emily Santana has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Rutgers University.
Emily Santana log:
High School: Springfield-Delco
Graduation Year: Class of 2015
College Choice: Rutgers
Club Affiliation: Phantastix 2015 Purple
Major lacrosse honors: Elite 120 Standout, Philly Showcase Fab 40.
Academic honors, service projects: PEERS facilitator, Community Service.
What will you major in/study? Sport Medicine
Why did you choose the school? “I felt like it was a perfect fit for me, and I loved the lacrosse program. I am also excited to be apart of the Big 10.”
What is your HS team’s outlook for the season? “If we continue to play like a team, and work hard I feel as though we can win it all. We have very talented players, and a strong coaching staff.”
Other comments: “First, I would like to thank my brother Nick for always being supportive, and my parents for being by my side 100% of the time. Next, I would like to thank my high school coaches, Coach Broome, Coach Geiger, Coach Carter, and an extra special thank you to Coach Poplawski for guiding me through my recruiting process. I want to thank my Phantastix coaches, Coach Cross, Coach Hagar, Mrs Frazier, and Ms. Yusko. Also, I would like to thank Coach Lorraine Beers who assisted me in my recruiting process as well. Last but not least thank you to Coach Jen Duckenfield for always leading me in the right direction.”
Other schools considered? Hofstra, JMU, and USC
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