By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 1/19/14
Garden City (N.Y.) junior defender/midfield Kristen Adams has committed to the admissions process at the University of Pennsylvania.
Kristen Adams log:
High School: Garden City High School, Garden City, Long Island (N.Y.)
Graduation Year: 2015
College Choice: University of Pennsylvania
Club Affiliation: Long Island Yellow Jackets
Major lacrosse honors: Member State Championship Garden City High School Varsity girls lacrosse team 2012; School Girls National Tournament team #1 Long Island Metro division 2013; Under Armour Underclass Team Long Island 2013; Named Girls Top 200 Lacrosse Players on studentsports.com; Member State Championship Garden City High School Varsity girls soccer team 2013
Academic honors: Foreign Language National Honor Society, Principal’s List 2012,2013
What will you major in/study? Business
Why did you choose the school? “I chose the University of Pennsylvania because of its excellent academics and highly competitive sports program. As soon as I visited Penn, I fell in love with it. The coaches are supportive and encourage team camaraderie. I felt that they would develop me into a great lacrosse player. It’s a great benefit to have easy access to transportation and I love being in the city of Philadelphia.”
HS team’s outlook for 2014 season? “After a strong season, our high school team lost in the County Championship, which was very disappointing. I believe this will motivate our team to work even harder and bounce back for a strong 2014 season.”
Other comments: “I would like to thank my parents for supporting me throughout the recruiting process. My experience playing for Yellow Jackets gave me the competitive skills I needed in order to become a division one lacrosse player.”
Other schools considered? Northwestern University, Duke University, Boston College
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