By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/13/15
Bishop Shanahan High School 2017 midfielder Kenzie Staska has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at St. Joseph’s University.
Kenzie Staska ledger:
High School: Bishop Shanahan High School
Graduation Year: 2017
College Choice: St. Joseph’s University
Club Affiliation: 2017 PA Express Orange
Lacrosse Honors: Brine National Showcase two years, Philly Showcase Fab Forty All-Star 2014, Varsity Freshman Year
What will you major in/study? Education
Why did you choose St. Joe’s? “St. Joseph’s University has everything I was looking for in a college. The team and coaches (Coach Alex Kahoe, Coach Colleen Dawson, Coach Becky Lynch and Coach Katie Gallagher) are all so dedicated and passionate towards the program and the school is also known for it’s great academic integrity. It really is the best fit for me! #THWND”
Outlook for your High School season? “Last year my high school team, Bishop Shanahan, made it to the second round of playoffs. With many returning players and a great coaching staff, I know our team will do even greater things this season. I am excited to get started!”
Thank You: “Thank you to all of my coaches through the years, especially, Coach Cap, Coach Anna McNevin, and Coach McKinney. I would also like to thank my PA Express and Bishop Shanahan teammates for helping me be a better player.
“I would like to thank my sister and role model, Maddie, for always helping me work on my stick skills and pushing me in the yard to be a better player.
“Finally, I’d to thank my parents for being at all of my games and for all of their support and encouragement. My mom was first coach and taught me the game of lacrosse and for my dad’s unconditional support.”
Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for Phillylacrosse.com girls’ recruits, congratulates Kenzie Staska. 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 longstreth.com for directions and information.
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