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.@LongstrethLAX girls’ recruit: Owen J. Roberts 2017 goalie Tornetta signs with Robert Morris

Friday, 6th January 2017

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

By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 1/6/17

Owen J. Roberts 2017 goalie Mia Tornetta has signed a National Letter of Intent to play Division I lacrosse at Robert Morris University.

Mia Tornetta profile:

Mia Tornetta (and parents Joe, Cyndi)

Mia Tornetta (and parents Joe, Cyndi)

High School: Owen J. Roberts

Graduation Year: 2017

Position: Goalie

College Choice: Robert Morris University

Club Affiliation: Mongoose

Major lacrosse honors, camps and showcases:
2013 Philly Fab 40 All Star Team
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 Brine National Classic; 2015 & 2016 national champions
2014 Brine All Star Team
2014, 2015, 2016 Under Armour All American Underclassmen Games-Team Philly
2014 WDNT Upper Atlantic Team 3
2014 PASLA (Pennsylvania Area School Girls Lacrosse Association) Rookie Of The Year for PA
2014-16 Varsity letter winner
2014 Guardian Goalie Championships-2017 Division Champion and 2nd overall finisher for all age groups
2014 3rd Team Goalie Ches-Mont All League Selection
2014 2nd Team All Area Goalie Daily Local News
2015 WDNT Upper Atlantic Team 1
2015 Brine National Classic PA Team Champions
2015 1st Team Goalie Ches-Mont All League Selection
2015 Great Valley High School Team Spirit Award Winner
2015 All Area Goalie 1st Team- Daily Local Newspaper
2015 All Philly Girls Lacrosse Team 2nd Team
2016 All Philly Girls Lacrosse Team 3rd Team
2016 WDNT Upper Atlantic Team 1
2016 2nd Team Goalie Ches-Mont All League Selection
2016 MVP Defender for Great Valley High School

What will you major in/study? Media Arts

Why did you choose this school?
“The program there is amazing, so is the atmosphere and girls that I met. The coaches are very nice and understanding and try their best to do everything to make sure their girls are happy, healthy, and the best team they can possibly be. The school is great and so is the city around it. I love Pittsburgh, when I got there it just felt like the perfect fit for me.”

Outlook for 2017 season: “I hope to help lead my team at OJR to another PAC championship, to get get it back into districts and get further than just runner ups, and go all the way past the state quarterfinals and win it all! I am happy to be part of the OJR family the girls are nice and they all work hard while working together.”

People to thank: “I want to thank my old coach Kim Wenger, my trainer, Johnny Carlisle, at The Cage, who has made me better, faster, stronger; my mom who has been my coach on and off the field; my sister, Mallory, and my brother, Myles, who are my two biggest fans, and especially my dad who has been there every step of the way.”

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for Phillylacrosse.com girls’ recruits, congratulates Mia Tornetta. 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 longstreth.com for directions and information.

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