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Longstreth girls’ recruit: Garnet Valley junior defender Savage commits to Drexel

Monday, 24th December 2012

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 12/24/12

Garnet Valley junior defender Molly Savage has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Drexel University.

Molly Savage log:

Molly Savage

High School: Garnet Valley High School

Graduation Year: 2014

Position: Defense

College Choice: Drexel University

Club Affiliation: Brandywine Majors

Major lacrosse honors: 2011 & 2012 PIAA State Champions; Philly Showcase All-Star 2011 & 2012

Academic honors: Distinguished Honor Roll

What will you major in/study? Nursing

Why did you choose the school? “I chose Drexel because the school has an excellent academic reputation, especially its nursing program. Coach (Anne Marie) Vesco and Coach (Hannah) Rudloff were very positive and welcoming during the recruiting process. Also, when I met some of the girls on the team, they were really nice and I’d love to be teammates with them.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for next season? “We have a new coach this year, Coach (Jenny) Purvis, and I’m very excited to see what this year will bring. The Central League will be tough as always, but our team is always ready for a battle.”

Other comments: “I’d like to thank my parents, friends, and family for supporting me with every decision I made. I’d also like to thank my club coach who has been with me since 3rd grade, Donna Coyne, our club director, ChristyAnn Morello, and my old high school coaches Kate Henwood and Amanda Kammes.”

Other schools considered? Monmouth, Lafayette, La Salle, and Rutgers

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Molly Savage. 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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