By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/12/14
Abington Senior High School 2016 midfielder Mikki Raymond has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at La Salle University.
Mikaela Raymond log:
High School: Abington Senior High School
Graduation Year: 2016
College Choice: La Salle University
Club Affiliation: Phantastix
Lacrosse Honors: Suburban 1 All-League 2nd team (2013), 3rd team (2014) Rookie of the year (2013); Showcases: Lax for the cure, Capital cup, Rivalry Challenge, Lax inception, The Rise, and the Face off
Academic Honors: Honors German, Latin, and English
What will you major in/study? Special Education/Education
Why did you choose La Salle? “Not only was the head coach (Candace Taglianetti) so inviting and helpful, but I loved the college girls, and my fellow recruits. It really seems like the La Salle campus is perfect for a sports player, everything is right there.”
Outlook for 2015 HS season? “Build a strong foundation for upcoming grades, and hopefully make playoffs!”
Thank You: “I want to thank my club coach Chrissy Poplawski, and my parents”.
Other schools considered: Duquesne, Temple, and Monmouth
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