By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/10/14
Owen J. Roberts High School 2016 midfielder Maddie Gebert has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Temple University.
Maddie Gebert log:
High School: Owen J. Roberts High School
Graduation Year: 2016
College Choice: Temple University
Club Affiliation: Brandywine Majors 2016
Lacrosse Honors: Philly NT 2014, Nike Elite 120 2013 & 2014, Max Exposure 2014 All-Star, Brine 2012, Varsity Starter since Freshman Year
What will you major in/study? Business
Why did you choose Temple? “After my visit, I was really impressed with the coaching staff and their philosophy. I am really looking forward to playing for them. Additionally the Fox Business School offers so many great opportunities and I am excited to begin studies there.”
Outlook for 2015 HS season? “Excited for this year as we have a lot of talent coming up and a lot of varsity players returning this year. Looking forward to making a strong run at the PAC-10 Title.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my parents for all their support since starting the sport. Especially my dad, who has been coaching and encouraging me since I started.
“A big thank you to Coach ChristyAnn Morello for her endless work and support guiding me through the recruiting process while keeping me sane.
“Thanks to Coach Amy Stone for helping me develop as a leader and teaching me how to deal with the sport mentally.
“I also want to thank my Brandywine Majors and Turf Dog Teammates for making me look better than I probably am. Love you guys!”
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