By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 12/18/16
Downingtown West 2019 midfielder Corinne Bednarik has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Drexel University.
Corinne Bednarik profile:
High School: Downingtown West High School
Graduation Year: 2019
College Choice: Drexel University
Club Affiliation: PA Express
Lacrosse Honors: Philly Lax Showcase 2016 All-Star and MVP runner-up, Downingtown West High School Varsity, 2nd Team all Ches-Mont 2016, Daily Local All-Area Honorable Mention 2016, US National Tournament Philly Team 4 2016, Brine Tournament Team 2016, All-Star team for Max Exposure 2015, All-Star team for Philly Lax Showcase, All-Star team for the Launch Showcase
Academic Honors: Distinguished Honor Roll 2015-2016
What will you major in/study? Architecture
Why did you choose Drexel? “I chose Drexel University because it fits my academic needs. The athletic and supportive team on and off the field is important to me. I love being in a city environment because it fits my personality. The coaches are great and I am excited to pursue my lacrosse and academic career at Drexel University.”
Outlook for 2017 HS season? “I am excited to play the 2017 season my Sophomore year at Downingtown West. I am very confident that with a strong offense and tough defense, we will have a strong and winning team.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my parents for their advice and guidance during this whole process and leading me to the best choice. My brother Dan and my sister Erika are always pushing me to be the best that I can be. I am so glad to have them as role models in this process. I could not have made it this far without them. I would also like to thank my Coaches Kevin Ryan, Kelly O’Malley and Jen O’Donnell. I would not have been able to do it without the support of my teammates as well.”
Other schools considered: University of Delaware, Saint Joseph’s University, University of Connecticut
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