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.@LongstrethLAX girls’ recruit: Academy of Notre Dame 2019 MF O’Brien commits to Richmond

Tuesday, 7th March 2017

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

By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse, Posted 3/7/17

Academy of Notre Dame 2019 midfield Maggie O’Brien has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at University of Richmond.

Maggie O’Brien profile:

Maggie O’Brien

High School: Academy of Notre Dame

Position: Midfield

Graduation Year: 2019

College Choice: University of Richmond

Club Team: Phantastix

Lacrosse Honors: Philly Showcase 2016, Triple Threat, starting midfielder as freshman at NDA

Academic Honors: Outstanding scholar athlete 2015, Notre Dame Academy Honor Roll

Expected Major: Undecided

Why did you choose Richmond? “I chose Richmond because I’ve loved it from the beginning. After visiting several other schools, I realized that Richmond was the best place for me. The academics, student life, and lacrosse program all have so much to offer and I’m so excited to be a part of the Richmond community. I think Richmond is a place where I will be able to reach my full potential and thrive as a student and an athlete.”

HS team’s outlook for 2017 season? “I’m incredibly excited for my sophomore season. Our team is very talented and our coaches are awesome. I’ve personally grown a lot since my freshman year and my teammates and I are ready to get to work in the spring.”

Thank You: “I would like to thank my parents for putting so much time into my lacrosse career and for standing by all of my decisions during the recruiting process. I also want to thank my Phantastix coaches, Jessica Lake and Annie Brophey, for helping me through the process and guiding me in the right direction on and off the field. Thanks also to my high school coaches, Xan Zimatore and Maura Wilson for always pushing me to do my best and helping me understand my potential as a lacrosse player.”

Other schools considered: Lehigh, William & Mary, Bucknell, Johns Hopkins

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Maggie O’Brien. 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.