By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/1/16
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy 2019 attack/midfield Savannah Sweitzer has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Southern California.
Savannah Sweitzer profile:
High School: Springside Chestnut Hill Academy
Graduation Year: 2019
College Committed to: University of Southern California
Club Affiliation: Philadelphia Big 4 Triple H
Major lacrosse honors: Philly National Tournament Team, Under Armour Prodigies
What will you major in/study? Undecided
Why did you choose this school? “I chose USC because it offered me the opportunity to play college lacrosse for a program with the highest standards of excellence, both athletically and academically. Additionally, USC’s family atmosphere and coaching staff is absolutely incredible!”
HS team’s outlook for 2017 season? “We are returning a strong group of girls and with a new coaching staff (Kasey Mock, Syracuse 2014). I am excited to see what the future holds! Our team is young and we are definitely up to the challenge to make a run in our league.”
People to thank: “There are countless people I would like to thank and these are just a few. First, I would like to thank my parents for their endless support; my brothers CJ and Harry for the many hours spent practicing; my twin sister, Delaney, for sharing this amazing experience with me and always pushing me to do my best; Maggie Koch for being a constant source of support and encouragement and for her amazing guidance during the recruiting process. A huge thanks to my Big 4 Triple H club coach, Colleen Magarity, for being an incredible role model and inspiration throughout this process! And thanks to Tom Flanegan for introducing me to the game of lacrosse; his passion was truly contagious!
“Thank you to Liam and JP Banks for giving me the opportunity to play boys club lacrosse (LB3/Phillie Elite). Thank you to all of my coaches and teammates for keeping me motivated! Most importantly, thank you to Lindsey Munday, Devon Wills, and Alyssa Leonard for the opportunity of a lifetime!”
Other schools considered: Oregon, Syracuse, Stony Brook, Villanova
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