By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 7/20/15
Harriton 2016 defender Olivia Tevis has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at St. Joseph’s University.
Olivia Tevis ledger:
High School: Harriton High School
Graduation Year: 2016
College Choice: Saint Joseph’s University
Club Affiliation: Quaker City Lacrosse
Major lacrosse honors, camps and showcases: 2015 Under Armour Uncommitted team
What will you major in/study? Business
Why did you choose school? “I grew up near SJU and have always liked the campus. The size and location of the school is also a good fit for me. I plan to major in business, and the University continues to invest in the Haub School of Business. Of course, the coaches are great and have been awesome to work with throughout the recruiting process. I am so excited to be a Hawk!”
Thoughts on your HS team’s season? “We are well positioned to have another successful season at Harriton. We have a number of strong players returning and some younger players have really improved. We are looking forward to working hard and competing for another State title.”
Thank You: “I want to give a big shout out to my family, especially my parents. They have always been there for me throughout all of the ups and downs that come with sports, academics and life. My younger sister and brother always push me to be better. too.
“I also want to thank Coaches Dick, Shapiro and Levins as well as my teammates at Harriton and Quaker City. I’ve learned so much from them and really appreciate their commitment and drive. Coach D was especially helpful during the recruiting process, and I could not have accomplished this without him.”
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