By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/14/16
Perkiomen Valley High School 2017 draw-attack Abby Bergman has committed to play Division II lacrosse at Bloomsburg University.
Abby Bergman profile:
High School: Perkiomen Valley High School
Graduation Year: 2017
College Choice: Bloomsburg University
Club Affiliation: Dynamite
Lacrosse Honors: Varsity starter since 9th grade
What will you major in/study? Business/Marketing-Management
Why did you choose Bloomsburg? “I really enjoyed the time I spent on campus. It’s a great fit academically and athletically and it’s the perfect distance from home. The coaches have a positive energy that I value. I saw a team and environment that was encouraging as well as competitive, and that’s what I want to be a part of.”
HS team’s outlook for 2016 season? “We are a tight knit team and hope to be competitive in the PAC-10.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my parents and brother for always supporting me on and off the field. My grandparents for coming to all my games since I was 5.
“A special thanks to my PV High School coaches: Kathy Kelley and Lisa Clark for pushing me to be my best. I would like to thank my Dynamite teammates and coaches. I would also like to thank my varsity Field Hockey coaches: Erik Enters and Rachel Palumbo for all they taught me. Thank you to Coach Sharr for all your encouragement and to the late Coach John Streeper for always believing in me.”
Other schools considered: University of Tampa, East Stroudsburg University, Christopher Newport University, York, and Messiah College
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