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.@LongstrethLAX girls’ recruit: Spring-Ford 2015 goalie Walters signs with UMass

Thursday, 27th November 2014

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

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/27/14
Courtesy of PAC-10Sports.com

Spring-Ford 2015 goalie Sami Walters has signed a National Letter of Intent to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Sami Walters log:

Spring-Ford senior Sami Walters, flanked by parents Marie and Sam Walters, signs a national letter of intent to accept a Division I lacrosse scholarship to the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Mass., during a recent ceremony at the high school. Also on hand for the event was Spring-Ford head girls lacrosse coach Amy Short (standing). - See more at: http://pac-10sports.com/article/content/girls-lacrosse-spring-ford-senior-sami-walters-signs-division-i-umass-0018906#sthash.Esu3K2Ee.dpuf

Spring-Ford senior Sami Walters, flanked by parents Marie and Sam Walters, signs a national letter of intent to accept a Division I lacrosse scholarship to the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Mass., during a recent ceremony at the high school. Also on hand for the event was Spring-Ford head girls lacrosse coach Amy Short (standing). – Courtesy of PAC-10Sports.com

High School: Spring-Ford

Graduation Year: 2015

Position:
Goalie

College Choice:
UMass Amherst

Club Affiliation:
Phantastix

Athletic Activities/Awards:
Varsity letters 2013, 2014; Philadelphia National Team 2013, 2014; Bill Pilats Goalie School All-Star, Top 215, Nike Top of the Class

Academic honors, service: Honor Roll, Math Club, Spanish Club, Art Club, Interact Club, SADD, soccer, Coach-Phantastix Lacrosse, Top 215 Camp, Spring-Ford Youth Clinci, Limereick Lacrosse, Volunteer Local Animal Rescues, Various community service projects (seasonal)

College Major:
Biochemistry

Other schools considered:
Towson, Navy, Ohio State, Fairfield

Why did you choose UMass?
“From the moment I stepped on campus, UMass had that ‘it’ feeling. After meeting the team and the coaches I realized it was the place for the next chapter of my life. UMass has strong programs in Biochemistry and Communications Disorders so that was an important consideration, too.”

Outlook for 2015 season: “I’m expecting us to have a good year. We have a lot of young players, but we’re hoping to get to the PAC-10 finals with a lot of the young players stepping up.”

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for Phillylacrosse.com girls’ recruits, congratulates Sami Walters. 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 longstreth.com for directions and information. <

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