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.@LongstrethLAX girls’ recruit: Owen J. Roberts 2017 DEF Drumheller commits to La Salle

Wednesday, 10th August 2016

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 8/10/16

Owen J. Roberts 2017 defender Sydney Drumheller has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at la Salle University.

Sydney Drumheller profile:

Sydney Drumheller

Sydney Drumheller

High School: Owen J Roberts High School

Graduation Year: 2017

Position: Defender

College Choice: La Salle University

Club Affiliations: Mongoose and PA Express

Major lacrosse honors: Brine National Lacrosse Classic 2014 and 2016, named as one of the Philadelphia “Fab 40” at the Philadelphia Girls Lacrosse Showcase, Named “Player To Watch” at the 2015 IL Mid-Atlantic Prospect Day, Under Armor All America Lacrosse Tournament Team Philly 2016 and Mercury All Area 2016

What will you major in/study? Undecided

Why did you choose this school? “I chose La Salle because it was the perfect fit for me. I love the campus and atmosphere there, it felt like home. The school provides challenging academics as well as a competitive lacrosse program which is exactly what I was looking for. Coach Candace (Taglianetti Bossell) is exactly what I am looking for in a coach and I am excited to continue my career there.”

Outlook for 2017 HS season? “We had a very successful season last year, we were PAC-10 champions, District I finalists and made it to the state quarterfinals. We have lost a few key seniors but also will have some great additions to the team and coaching staff. Overall, I believe we have a very strong team and coach and foresee us being very successful this year.”

People to thank: “I would like to thank my parents for supporting me and pushing me to be the lacrosse player I am today. I would also like to thank all the coaches (Coach Tornetta, Coach Kristen and Coach McNevin) that have encouraged me and taught me all I know. I would also like to thank my teammates for motivating me and always having my back. I would lastly like to thank my brother for teaching me to be competitive and inspiring me to be the best I can be.”

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Sydney Drumheller. 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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