By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 2/5/15
Syosset (N.Y.) 2017 attack Nicole Concannon has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Villanova University.
Nicole Concannon ledger:
High School: Syosset High School, N.Y.
Graduation Year: 2017
College Choice: Villanova University
Club Affiliation: Team Elevate
Major lacrosse honors, All-Star teams, Camps, Showcases: Varsity lacrosse starter as an eighth grader, Rev D1 Showcase, NXT Philly showcase, NXT Philly Showcase Fab 40 All Star Game, Brine National Lacrosse Classic 2013 and 2014, Brine National Lacrosse Classic 2014 All Star Game, IWLCA Presidents Cup, Prime Time, Lax for the Cure, The Rise Champions 2014, US Lacrosse U15 National Championship- Semi Finalist, Yale Bull Dog Champions 2014
What will you major in/study? Undecided, possibly business
Why did you choose the school? “Honestly, I love everything about Villanova. Choosing a school with a high academic reputation was very important to me. Besides the academics; the athletics, location, size, coaching staff and team also attract me to the school. (Head Coach) Julie Young has big plans to build the team which I am so excited to be a part of in my college career.”
Outlook for 2015 HS season? “Last season, the Syosset Girls Varsity Lacrosse team made it to the county championship for the first time in history. This season, we will be playing in a higher division but we expect nothing less than to go further than we did last year. We have a lot of underclassmen along with a strong group of seniors this year.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my club coaches, Dave Kotowski, David Ngai, Pete Smith and Vic Kotowski, along with my Elevate teammates for helping me through this process. I would like to thank my high school coach, Lauren Lomonaco, for supporting me. I would also like to thanks my parents and family for also supporting me, especially my Dad for always staying on top of me. I would like to thank the Villanova Coaching staff of Julie Young, Caitlin Powderly, Princess Livingston, and Nicole Flego for giving me the opportunity to become a Wildcat.”
Other schools considered? BU, Johns Hopkins, Binghamton.
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