By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/15/17
Harriton 2019 midfielder Emily Stewart has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Iona College.
Emily Stewart profile:
High school: Harriton High School, PA
Grad year: 2019
College committed to: Iona College
Club team: Quaker City Lacrosse
Lacrosse honors: Philly National Tournament Team 2 2017, Philly National Tournament Team 5 2016, Harriton HS Most Improved Player 2017
Academic honors: Distinguished Honor Roll, Scholar Athlete 2015, National Latin Exam – gold medal 2017, silver medal 2016
Expected major: Business
Why did you choose Iona? “Iona exceeded all of my expectations, with a great academic Honors Program and an outstanding women’s lacrosse team. The coaches and players made me feel right at home on the campus and I am so excited to be a Gael!”
HS team’s 2018 outlook: “We have a lot of strong returning players and a great group of new freshmen as well. I am looking forward to an awesome season and to returning to the district playoffs again! Go Rams!”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my mom and dad for their all their love and support and everything they have done to support my lacrosse career. I would also like to thank my sisters, Jordan and Allison, for always cheering me on and being there for me. Finally, I would especially like to thank my high school and club coach, George Dick, for helping me become the player I am today and always pushing me to do my best.”
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