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.@LongstrethLAX girls’ recruit: Agnes Irwin 2019 MF/DEF Coyne commits to Penn (admissions)

Friday, 2nd December 2016

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

Chris Goldberg, Posted 12/2/16

The Agnes Irwin School 2019 midfield-defense Emily Coyne has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Pennsylvania and begin the admissions process.

Emily Coyne profile:

Emily Coyne

Emily Coyne

High School: The Agnes Irwin School

Graduation Year: 2019

Position: Midfield/Defense

College Choice: University of Pennsylvania (admissions process)

Club Affiliation: Ultimate Goal Lacrosse

Lacrosse Honors: Philly National Tournament Team (2016), Ultimate Elite U15 Team (2016), Nike Top of the Class All-Stars (2016) Inter-AC Champs (2015 & 2016) PAISSA State Champs (2015)

Academic Honors: Honors- 9th grade, National Spanish Exam 2015

What will you major in/study? Undecided

Why did you choose Penn? “I chose Penn because it offers a great combination of top-tier academics and a winning lacrosse program. Coach (Karin) Corbett has built a team culture based on hard work, honesty and respect. On my visit, the players and coaching staff made me feel so welcome. I loved the campus and immediately felt a connection to the team and the University.”

Outlook for 2017 HS season? “Although we graduated several starters, we have so many talented players I am looking forward to another winning season and hopefully keeping the Inter-AC title and earning the PAISSA State Championship.”

Thank You: “I would like to thank my Ultimate and Agnes Irwin teammates for always being there for me. Throughout the years, you guys have made me enjoy every aspect of lacrosse and all that comes with it.

“A special thanks to Coach Duck for guiding me throughout the process and always pushing me to compete at the highest level. Without Coach Duck’s help, I would not be the player I am today. I look forward to growing further under her guidance. I would also like to thank my coaches Alex Duckenfield and Maggie Forker for helping me develop my skills. Your constant coaching has made me a better player.

“Finally, I’d like to thank my parents and sisters for supporting me during my many tournaments and practices. I can’t wait to play with my sister Caroline in her senior year at Agnes Irwin.”

Other schools considered: Stanford and Cornell

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Emily Coyne. 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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