By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 1/29/12
Mount de Sales (MD) senior midfielder Kelly Phelan has committed to play Division I lacrosse at St. Joseph’s University.
Kelly Phelan log:
High School: Mount de Sales Academy, MD
Graduation Year: 2012
Position: Defensive Middy
College Choice: Saint Joseph’s University
Club Affiliation: M&D Lacrosse 2012 Black
Major lacrosse honors: MVP freshman year on JV lacrosse.
Academic honors: Peer Ministry at my church for 4 years(planning and running retreats and confirmation meetings for young adults entering there Confirmation journey). Youth Leadership Team for 3 years. Have spoken at various Conferences/retreats: Baltimore Youth Catholic Convention, Vigil for Life, Life-teen Leadership Conference, Spoke at various middle schools on topics of bullying, Mary and Language.
What will you major in/study? Either Public Relations or Food Marketing
Why did you choose school? “I knew I wanted to go to a fairly small Catholic school and play Division 1 lacrosse, so Saint Joseph’s was perfect for me. It’s only 3 hours away, the center is faith, it has my major, the environment there is very family-oriented and it seems like the best fit for me.”
What is your HS team’s outlook for the season? “As of now, we are looked upon as the underdogs, but we’re going to come out determined to rise to the top. We have immense talent on the team, we just need to practice, practice, practice.”
Other comments: “Coach Scott Robinson – coach of my M&D team since 6th grade – has done an amazing job in shaping me as a player to reach the level of a collegiate athlete.”
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