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Longstreth girls’ recruit: Henderson junior midfielder O’Donnell commits to Penn State

Tuesday, 11th September 2012

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 9/11/12

Henderson junior midfielder Katie O’Donnell has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Penn State University.

Katie O’Donnell log:

Katie O’Donnell

High School: Henderson High School

Graduation Year: 2014

Position: Midfield

College Choice: Penn State

Club Affiliation: PA Express 2014-Orange

Major lacrosse honors:
PASLA 2011 Rookie of the Year;
2011 All-Ches-Mont 2nd team (freshman);
2011 Philly 2, National Tournament Team;
2012 All-Ches-Mont 1st team;
2012 All-Area 1st Team;
2012 Philly 1, National Tournament Team

What will you major in/study? Undecided

Why did you choose PSU? “I like the academics and enjoyed the campus. Team atmosphere was great along with a great coaching staff. It felt right.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for next season? We finished 2nd in the Ches-Mont last season and are hoping for another strong season in 2013.”

Other schools considered: Maryland, Rutgers, Penn and Drexel

Additional Comments: “Big thanks to my PA Express coaches and Henderson coaches for continual support.”

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Katie O’Donnell. 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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