By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/20/16
Wilson 2019 attack/midfielder Kendall Duffy has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Richmond.
Kendall Duffy profile:
High School: Wilson High School
Graduation Year: 2019
College Choice: University of Richmond
Club Affiliation: Xtreme Lacrosse Club
Major lacrosse honors: 2016 U.S. Women’s National Tournament Team-Central Pa, 2016 Under Armour Underclass Uncommitted Team, 2016 Delaware Exposure Camp All-Star, 2016 1st Team All-Division
What will you major in/study? Education
Why did you choose this school? “I chose Richmond because of its great academics and its beautiful campus. I felt really comfortable with coach Kwolek and feel she will help me reach my potential as a student and athlete.”
Outlook for 2017 HS season? “We have a lot of starters returning so hopefully we can build upon last year’s season and compete for the district title.”
People to thank: “I have to thank my parents for all of their support and guidance in making this decision. I would like to thank my teammates for making me a better player and person. This opportunity would not have happened without you.
“Additionally,I would like to thank Mark Pinkerton (Xtreme Director) for all of his guidance and support during the recruiting process. Also, I want to thank my first Xtreme coach, Erin Zimmer, for teaching me the fundamentals of the game.
“I want to thank my high school coaches, John Spleen and Pat Howard, for showing confidence in me as a freshman player. Also, thank you to my field hockey coach, Kim Underwood, for challenging me on the field and off.”
Other schools considered: Delaware, Connecticut, St. Joe’s, Coastal Carolina
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