By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 1/10/16
Agnes Irwin School 2018 defender Meredith Murphy has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Bucknell University.
Meredith Murphy profile:
High School: Agnes Irwin School
Graduation Year: 2018
College Choice: Bucknell University
Club affiliation: Ultimate PA
Lacrosse Honors: Inter-Ac Champions 2015, PIASSA Champions 2015
Academic Honors: National Latin Exam – Magna Cum Laude
What will you major in/study? Undecided
Why did you choose the school? “I chose Bucknell because of the academic opportunities, the coaches, and the upbeat energy of the team. The first time I visited campus I knew Bucknell was the right fit for me academically and then after meeting Coach (Randall) Swope I knew the lacrosse program was right for me as well.”
HS team’s outlook for 2016 season? “With all the hard work we have been putting in this year I truly believe we could have an amazing season.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank Coach Duck for all the hard work she puts in to help me improve my game every time I step on the field. I would also like to thank DJ for giving me the opportunity to play at Ultimate. Lastly, I want to thank my parents, teammates, and friends for always pushing me and supporting me.”
Other school considered: Lehigh University
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