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Longstreth girls’ recruit: Penn Charter sophomore MF-ATT Shoemaker commits to Virginia

Wednesday, 30th January 2013

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 1/30/13

Penn Charter sophomore midfield-attack Avery Shoemaker has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Virginia.

Avery Shoemaker log:

Avery Shoemaker

High school: William Penn Charter School

Graduation year: 2015

Position: Midfield/Attack

College choice: University of Virginia

Club affiliation: Ultimate Goal

Major lacrosse honors: First Team All Inter-Ac League 2012, Philly Showcase All-Star 2012, Freshman Starter

Why did you choose school: “After spending time at camp and visiting the school I knew it was a perfect fit for me. Virginia has an amazing lacrosse program and coaching staff. The school combines great academics with a beautiful campus. I can’t be more happy with my decision.”

Outlook for your high school team: “I am very excited for the upcoming season. We have a strong senior class and great group of coaches who will have us well prepared. I expect us to be very competitive in the Inter-Ac this season.”

Other comments: “I would like to thank my Penn Charter coaches Tori Small and especially Channing Weymouth, I could not ask for a better coach or mentor. Also Debra White for teaching me the fundamentals of the game in middle school.

“I would also like to thank my Ultimate Goal club coaches, Chelsea and Lindsay and most importantly Michele DeJuliis for all her help and advice.

“I also want to thank my family for all their love and support throughout the process.”

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Avery Shoemaker. 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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