By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 12/5/15
Garnet Valley High School 2018 midfield-attack Riley Delaney has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Saint Joseph’s University.
Riley Delaney ledger:
High School: Garnet Valley High School
Graduation Year: 2018
College Choice: Saint Joseph’s University
Club Affiliation: Ultimate
Lacrosse Honors: Team Philly National Tournament Team, Ultimate U-15 Elite National Championship Tournament, Underarmour 150, The Draft, 2015 PIAA State Championship
What will you major in/study? Integrated Health Services
Why did you choose St. Joe’s? “St. Joe’s has everything I want in a school. First and foremost, their new coaching staff is incredible and I felt like it was a unique opportunity to be apart of building a program into something great. The location is perfect for me- close to home and to where my brother will be playing lacrosse (Villanova). Their Health Services major is exactly what I was looking for, it is a perfect fit!”
HS team’s outlook for 2016 season? “We look forward to contending for another PIAA championship, as we have many of our talented starters back and a lot of young talent.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my Ultimate coaches, Michelle DeJuliis, Chelsea Rosiek, and Heather Wentz for being so helpful and supportive throughout the recruiting process and developing me as a lacrosse player. Also, my Garnet Valley High School coach Jenny Purvis and teammates for pushing me and making me a better lacrosse player.
“Lastly, I would like to thank my parents and older brother for all their support and helping me achieve my goals. I couldn’t of done it without them!”
Other schools considered: Lehigh, JMU
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