By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/2/15
Holy Cross Academy (NJ) 2017 attack Brooke Caruso has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at George Washington University.
Brooke Caruso ledger:
High School: Holy Cross Academy, NJ
Graduation Year: 2017
College Choice: George Washington University
Club Affiliation: South Jersey Devils
Lacrosse Honors: Freshman Varsity Starter, Brine National All-American, Team NJ, All-League First Team, NJ All-Group 1, All-Burlington County Honors, Philadelphia Inquirer’s All-South Jersey selection, 2015 NJ Group 1 South Finalist and BCSL Division Champions, Philly Showcase
What will you major in/study? Business
Why did you choose GWU? “I chose GW because it has the perfect mix of top academics and lacrosse that I was looking for. I love the urban campus and DC!
“After spending time with the team, I immediately felt it was the right fit for me and I know what a great opportunity it is to be able to play for Coach Tracy Coyne and her excellent staff!”
HS team’s outlook for 2016 season? “While we lost many key seniors, I think with a lot of hard work we can win our League again and I hope our team can be back at the NJ Group 1 South Finals, but this year win it!!”
Thank You: “I would like to thank Coach Tracy for the amazing opportunity! Thank you to my parents for always believing in me. I am thankful that I have such a great high school coach, Emily Burdalski. She has been an incredible mentor!
“I am also very appreciative to Coach Katie Lee of the SJ Devils for helping me so much with the recruiting process.
“Thank you to my cousin Brianna who introduced me to the sport and to my mom for always driving me to all of my tournaments, camps and college visits.”
Other schools considered: Brown, LaSalle, SCAD and Holy Cross
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