By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 12/22/15
Lenape (N.J.) 2018 attack Lauren Figura has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at St. Joseph’s University.
Lauren Figura profile:
High School: Lenape High School, N.J.
Graduation Year: 2018
College Choice: Saint Joseph’s University
Club Affiliation: South Jersey Devils
Major lacrosse honorss: Group 4 Sectional Champions – Lenape High School
What will you major in/study? Athletic Training/Physical Therapy
Why did you choose this school? “I loved the campus, coaches, and everything about the team. When I stepped on the campus, I just felt like it was the right fit for me.”
HS team’s outlook for 2016 season? “We have a very strong attack and lost a lot of defense, but we’re hoping to fill in the empty spots and make it to states for the third year in a row.”
Thank You: “Thanks to my club coaches, Melissa Venturi and Katie Lee; my high school coaches, Christina Mull and Jill McCarthy; and my parents, Mike and Andrea Figura.”
Other schools considered: George Mason, Virginia Commonwealth, Monmouth, Drexel
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