By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 2/1/17
Abington Senior High School 2017 goal keeper Kiara “Ki Ki” Brasher has made a verbal commitment to play Division II lacrosse at West Chester University.
Kiara “Ki Ki” Brasher profile:
High School: Abington Senior High School
Position: Goal Keeper
Graduation Year: 2017
College Choice: West Chester University
Club Team: PA Pride
Lacrosse Honors: SOL 1st team All-League goalie
What will you major in/study? Undecided
Why did you choose WCU? “Every time I had a tournament in West Chester, I just loved being on campus. I just knew it was the school for me. When I met and talked with the coaches they were great, so this just solidified my choice. The team had a great bond and made me feel welcomed.”
HS team’s outlook for 2017 season? “This year I think we’re going to go further and be even better than before. We have a bunch of well rounded players, that will be a force for our team. Can’t wait for the season.”
Thank You: “I would first like to thank my mother and father for supporting me and pushing me to achieve my goals. I thank my entire family for always being there for me cheering me on.
“I would like to thank my goalie coach Alisha Aquilino for everything, if she did not present the opportunity I would have never thought about being a goalie.
“I would like to thank my club coach Lindsey Walbrandt for helping with colleges and tournaments.
“Last but not least I would give my thanks to Amanda Kammes and Casey Kellogg they have helped me grow into a great athlete and helped me become a better goalie. Thank you everyone who has ever supported me.”
Other schools considered: Widener, Bryn Athyn, Gwynedd Mercy, Penn State Abington
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