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Longstreth girls’ recruit: Downingtown West 2014 attack Vogelgesang commits to Manhattan

Sunday, 1st December 2013

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 12/1/13

Downingtown West senior attack Melissa Vogelgesang has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Manhattan College

Melissa Vogelgesang log:

Melissa Vogelgesang

Melissa Vogelgesang

High school: Downingtown West

Graduation year: 2014

Position: Attack

College choice:

Club affiliation: Phantastix

Major lacrosse honors, showcases: 4 Year Varsity Player; Maximum Exposure Showcase

What will you major in/study: Undecided

Why did you choose school:
“I chose Manhattan because it is a great academic school with tremendous opportunities. I believe Coach (Elizabeth) Weber is going to build a great program and I am excited to be a part of her team’s success.”

Outlook for your high school team: “Despite losing some top senior players, we have a lot of talented players who are extremely dedicated and are ready to compete for the Ches-Mont Crown. Coach McGinty has us training hard in preparation for the up and coming season.

Other comments: “I would like to thank my family for all of the support they have given me on and off the field”

“I would also like to thank all of my Phantastix Lacrosse coaches and teammates over the years who have helped make me a better player; a special thanks to Sue Frazier and JoAnn Yusko who alwaysbelieved I could play at the collegiate level.”

“In addition, thank you to my high school coaches, Courtney McGinty, Emily Ernest and my former coach, Kelee O’Malley, for their continued support; and of course to all of my past and current high school teammatesfor the memories and friendships formed.”

“Lastly, a special thanks to Linda McGrail who helped develop my skills as a youth and her love and competitiveness for the game still inspire me today.”

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Melissa Vogelgesang. 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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