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.@LongstrethLAX girls’ recruit: Agnes Irwin 2016 defender Platt commits to Vanderbilt

Wednesday, 16th April 2014

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 4/16/14

The Agnes Irwin School sophomore defender Sarah Platt has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Vanderbilt University.

Sarah Platt log:

Sarah Platt (Right, #12)

Sarah Platt (Right, #12)

High School: The Agnes Irwin School

Graduation Year: 2016

Position: Defense

College Choice: Vanderbilt University

Club Affiliation: Phantastix

Major lacrosse honors: 2013 All-Main Line Girls Lacrosse: Honorable Mention, 2013 All-Delco Girls Lacrosse: Honorable Mention, 2013 Philadelphia Under Armour All-American Uncommited Team, 2013 Philly Lacrosse National Team #1, 2013 All-Star Maximum Exposure Camp, 2012 Philly Showcase “Who Stood Out”, 2013 Varsity starter as a Freshman

What will you major in/study? Education

Why did you choose Vanderbilt? “Vanderbilt has everything that I wanted. I love Nashville and the atmosphere of the school. Ever since I can remember I have wanted to be a teacher and Vanderbilt has an amazing Education program that I am super excited about. The coaching staff and the team were very welcoming to my family and me. Overall, I just fell in love with the school and I knew it was the right fit for me.”

HS team’s outlook for this season? “We are a very young team but I think we have grown a lot from last year and continue to improve. Our goal is to win the Inter- Ac and I know we have a very good chance of doing that.”

Additional Comments: “I would like to thank my Mom and Dad for helping me through the tough recruiting process and taking me to all the summer tournaments. I would like to thank my club coaches: Coach Beers and Frazier. I would also like to thank my High School coach, Jen Duckenfield, for being there every step of the way and guiding me through the process. Lastly, I want to thank all my amazing teammates for bringing out the best in me.”

Other schools considered: Penn State, Penn, Maryland, Georgetown

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Sarah Platt. 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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