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Longstreth girls’ recruit: Moorestown senior defender Talvacchia commits to Presbyterian

Thursday, 3rd January 2013

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 1/3/13

Moorestown High senior defender Maura Talvacchia has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Presbyterian College.

Maura Talvacchia log:

Maura Talvacchia

High school: Moorestown High School

Graduation year: 2013

Position: Defense

College choice: Presbyterian College

Club affiliation: South Jersey Select

Major lacrosse honors, camps and showcases: Tournament team 2012 and TOC champions 2012

What will you major in/study? “I will enter college undecided, with interest in business administration and a possible concentration in health care.”

Why did you choose Presbyterian? “I chose Presbyterian College for its challenging academics, small class size, and Division I athletic program. I felt an immediate connection to the PC lax family. Coach (Julie) Redman and Coach (Mallory) Miller made me feel very welcomed. After spending time with the team I am very excited to be part of PC lax and to play in the Big South conference.”

Outlook for your high school team? “Our high school team’s outlook for this year is to return to the Tournament of Champions and win.”

Additional Comments: “I would like to thank my parents for all of their love and support. I would also like to thank Deanna and KC Knobloch for their coaching and mentoring through my high school years. I would also like to thank Coach Courtney Legath for her encouragement and confidence in me to pursue my desire and ability to play lacrosse at the collegiate level.”

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Maura Talvacchia. 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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