By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/10/16
Fox Chapel (PA) 2018 defender/midfielder Kate Goodwin has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Lehigh University.
Kate Goodwin profile:
High School: Fox Chapel Area High School
Graduation Year: 2018
College Committed to: Lehigh University
Club Affiliation: Pittsburgh Premier Lacrosse
Major lacrosse honors: 2016 WPIAL Players to Watch List; 2016 WPIAL All Star Team; 2016 US Lacrosse Pittsburgh Team; 2016 Under Armour All American Uncommitted Team; 2015 Top of the Class All Star Team; Summer Genesis 2016 All Star Team
What will you major in/study? Undecided
Why did you choose this school? “Lehigh has everything I want, both academically and athletically. The coaching staff and team were all extremely welcoming, and as soon as I got to campus I knew the school was a perfect fit for me!”
HS team’s outlook for 2017 season? “Although we lost a lot of extremely talented seniors last year, we have a lot of players that will definitely step up this year. I think as a team we all have the same goal of making it far in playoffs and hopefully winning WPIAlS. I definitely think we have the talent and ability to reach these goals and I’m excited for the spring season!”
People to thank: “I’d like to thank my high school coaches, Katie Lundberg, Jen McCrady, and Abby Dorrance, for shaping me into the player I am today, and my club coaches, Katy Phillips and Katrina Silva for helping me with the whole recruiting process. I’d also like to thank my parents for driving me to countless practices and tournaments and always supporting me. I’d especially like to thank Coach Redfern, Coach McHugh, and Coach Cermack for giving me this opportunity to play for such a successful program.”
Other schools considered: Cornell, Villanova, Temple, Colgate
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