By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/25/15
Mendham (N.J.) 2018 attack Olivia Coleman has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Fairfield University.
Olivia Coleman ledger:
High School: Mendham HS, N.J.
Graduation Year: 2018
College Choice: Fairfield University
Club Affiliation: STEPS 2018 BLUE
Major lacrosse honors, camps and showcases: Made varsity as a freshman
What will you major in/study? Pre-LAW
Why did you choose school? “It is strong academically and has a strong lacrosse program.”
Team’s outlook for 2016 HS season? “I’m looking forward to returning to the field as a sophomore to help Mendham have a successful season. We have great chemistry and leadership by the seniors this year. Their experience and will to win will surely make this a winning season and lead the Mendham Minutemen to a state championship.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my parents for their continued support and endless hours on the road so that I could achieve my goal of playing collegiate lacrosse some day. I would like to thank my dad especially for coaching me from an early age and teaching me, but most importantly for sharing his love for the sport with me. I also would like to thank coach Yee for giving me the chance as a freshman to make varsity and giving me field time to help the team. Also a big thank you to STEPS for always challenging our team and believing we could play anyone. Lastly, I would like to thank coach (Laura) Field at Fairfield for giving me the chance to be a part of Stag Nation.”
Other schools considered: Jacksonville, Florida
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