By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/1/15
Wissahickon 2017 midfielder Emily Vervlied has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Boston University.
Emily Vervlied ledger:
High School: Wissahickon
Graduation Year: 2017
College Choice: Boston University
Club Affiliation: Ultimate Goal Lacrosse
Major lacrosse honors, camps and showcases: 2nd team all conference freshmen year, 1st team all conference sophomore year
Why did you choose school? “I love the school, the coaches, the team & the city.”
HS Team outlook: “We won our conference last year, but have lost some key players who graduated. We all have to step up and work together to try to win the conference again. I’m really excited for the season to start.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my parents for their amazing support and always believing in me, and my Ultimate coaches, Chelsea Rosiek, Michele DeJuliis, and David Schlesinger, who have helped me become a better player so that I can succeed at the next level.
“I would also like to thank Coach (Liz) Robertshaw (Strath Haven grad) of BU for showing her confidence in me as a player.”
Other schools considered: University of Delaware, Temple University
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