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.@LongstrethLAX girls’ recruit: Downingtown East (PA) 2019 MF Wurzel commits to Cincinnati

Friday, 3rd March 2017

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Recruiting  

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 3/3/17

Downingtown East High School 2019 midfield Emily Wurzel has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at University of Cincinnati.

Emily Wurzel profile:

Emily Wurzel

High School: Downingtown East High School

Position: Midfield

Graduation Year: 2019

College Choice: University of Cincinnati

Club Team: PA Express

Lacrosse Honors: Under Armour Prodigies Selection 2016, Max Exposure All-Star Team 2016, 2nd Team All-ChesMont

Academic Honors: High Honor Roll

Expected Major: Business or Sports Management

Why did you choose Cincinnati? “I chose Cincinnati because it has everything I wanted in a college. Both the academics along with their huge involvement in athletics is just what I was looking for. As soon as I stepped onto the campus I couldn’t see myself anywhere else.”

HS team’s outlook for 2017 season? “Last year we won the ChesMont, but we got out of the playoffs a lot earlier then we wanted. This year we are looking to defend the league title and make it deep into Districts/States.”

Thank You: “First, I would like to thank my sisters for pushing me to be a better player and person. I also want to thank my teammates for always supporting me on and off the field. I would also like to thank my coaches Kevin Ryan, Christa Somits, and Lee Krug for all their help through this crazy process, making me a better player, and teaching me to love this sport. I also want to thank Coach Gina Oliver for giving me the opportunity to play at the University of Cincinnati! Lastly, I want to thank my parents for driving me to all of my tournaments, taking me to see different schools, and helping me reach my goals.”

Other schools considered: Saint Joesph’s, Drexel, Mercer, High Point

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Emily Wurzel. Longstreth specializes in equipment, uniforms and apparel for women’s sports. Longstreth carries a huge selection of all the best women’s heads, handles, goalie gear and player accessories – including shoes and apparel. Visit for directions and information.



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