By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/11/16
Wilson 2020 midfielder Emily Magalotti has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of North Carolina.
Emily Magalotti profile:
High School: Wilson West Lawn
Graduation Year: 2020
College Choice: University of North Carolina
Club Affiliation: Phantastix
Major lacrosse honors: North Star MVP, Brine All Star, Delaware Exposure Camp All Star
Academic honors, service projects: National Jr. Honor Society, Bulldog Award (Leadership)
What will you major in/study? Undecided
Why did you choose this school? “I chose UNC because it offers both strong academics and an excellent lacrosse program. Coach (Jenny) Levy and Coach (Phil) Barnes made me feel at home right away. I loved the smaller campus and the family culture Coach Levy has created for her team.”
Outlook for 2017 HS season? “I am looking forward to my freshman year in high school lacrosse and hope to contribute to our team’s success from last year.”
People to thank: “I would like to thank all my coaches that have helped me through this journey. They all have contributed in making me a better person and player. Most importantly I want to thank my parents for their commitment on giving me the best opportunities. I wouldn’t be where I am today without my parents and coaches helping and pushing me to get better.
“JoAnn Yusko, Sue Frazier and all the Phantastix coaches have been extremely helpful and I cannot thank them enough.”
Other schools considered: Penn State, Ohio State
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