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Longstreth girls’ recruit: Merion Mercy junior midfielder Nostrant commits to High Point

Thursday, 13th December 2012

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

Chris Goldberg, Posted 12/13/12

Merion Mercy Academy junior midfielder Olivia Nostrant has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at High Point University.

Olivia Nostrant log:

Olivia Nostrant

High School: Merion Mercy Academy

Graduation Year: 2014

Position: Midfield

College Choice: High Point University

Club Affiliation: Ultimate Goal

Major lacrosse honors: Under Armour Underclassmen team (2012), First team All-Catholic Academy (2012), Second team All-Main Line (2012), Varsity starter (2011 and 2012)

What will you major in/study? Business

Why did you choose High Point? “It is a new program only three years old. Coach (Lyndsey) Boswell really impressed me with her knowledge of the game and commitment to winning. The campus is beautiful and I feel like it will be a great fit for me.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for next season? “It is our second year with Coach (John) Geary. We are looking forward to going further into Districts and PIAA playoffs. We have a good number of really good players returning and great senior leadership.”

Additional comments: “I would like to give a huge thanks to my family, especially my Mom and Dad for supporting all my efforts, also for always being there for me.

“I would also like to thank Michele DeJuliis from Ulitimate Goal and my high school coaches, Coach Geary and Coach Fisher for all their support and guidance. Most of all I would like to thank Coach Jen Duckenfield for pushing me and allowing me to reach my full potential. You have made me into the player I am today, and make me want to continue to learn and be my best.

“Lastly I would like to give a huge shout out to my Ulitmate girls- I am so lucky to have been on a team with a group of girls as great as you all! Ultimate you know!”

Other schools considered: Syracuse, University of Michigan

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Olivia Nostrant. 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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