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.@LongstrethLAX girls’ recruit: Ridley 2016 DEF/ATT George commits to West Chester

Monday, 1st December 2014

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Recruiting  

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 12/1/14

Ridley 2016 defender/attack Desi George has made a verbal commitment to play Division II lacrosse at West Chester University.

Desiree “Desi” George log:

Desi George

Desi George

High School: Ridley High School

Graduation Year: 2016

Position: Defense/attack

College Choice:
West Chester University

Club Affiliation: Brandywine Majors 2016 Select

Major lacrosse honors: Rookie of the year 2013, Defensive MVP 2014, varsity starter since freshman year

Academic honors, service projects: Peer mentor

What will you major in/study?

Why did you choose the school? “WCU offers many useful degrees that will bring career opportunities, and is a contender in Division II women’s lacrosse. I toured a lot of schools, and knew immediately that WCU is the perfect fit for me. Playing for Coach (Ginny) Martino, who (earned) Division II’s all-time most winningest coach in 2012, will be a challenging opportunity.”

Outlook for 2015 HS season? “I am looking forward to developing as a player, and competing in the Central League.”

Other comments: “My parents and brother are my biggest fans. Thank you for supporting me mentally, spiritually, and financially. All of our family vacations begin at a lacrosse tournament. Thanks also to my club coach, ChristyAnn Morello, who guided me through the recruiting process. Her encouragement and honesty was appreciated. Last but not least, my thanks to the Ridley Lacrosse family who relentlessly pushed and encouraged me to be the best player that I could be.”

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Desi George. Longstreth specializes in equipment, uniforms and apparel for women’s sports. Longstreth carries a huge selection of all the best women’s heads, handles, goalie gear and player accessories – including shoes and apparel. Visit for directions and information. <

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