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Women’s recruit: Springfield-Delco junior midfielder Poplawski commits to Stanford

Monday, 5th December 2011

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 12/5/11

Springfield-Delco junior midfielder Alex Poplawski has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Stanford University.

Alex Poplawski log:

Alex Poplawski

High School: Springfield-Delco

Graduation Year:

Position: Midfield

College Choice: Stanford

Club Affiliation: Phantastix

Major lacrosse honors: US Lacrosse All-American, 2011;, 2011; National Tournament Philly 1 Team, 2011; All-Central League 1st team, 2011; All-Delco, 2011; PASLA Freshman of year, 2010.

Academic honors: Honor Roll, National Honor Society

What will you major in/study? Undecided, but interested in Math and Sciences

Why did you choose school? “It’s in a beautiful place and has a mix of really strong academics and athletics. The coaching staff (led by Phoenixville grad Amy Bokker, head coach) is awesome, and I felt comfortable with the team. It felt like a fit. Plus, the Stanford program is lacrosse strong.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for next year? “We always have high goals. Almost all our players are returning and we intend on being pretty tough this year.”

Other comments: “First, I want to thank my mom, dad and my sister. They have been so supportive. I want to thank Springfield coaches Keith Broome, Sandy Carter and Kathleen Geiger and the Phantastix staff of Sue Frazier, JoAnn Yusko, Lorraine Beers and Margie Garrity; and also my Springfield and Phantastix teammates.”



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