By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/15/17
Haverford High 2019 defender Julia Klein has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Virginia Commonwelth University.
Julia Klein profile:
High school: Haverford High School, Havertown PA
Grad year: 2019
College committed to: Virginia Commonwealth University
Club team: Philly Blast
Lacrosse honors: Philly Showcase All-Star Team
Academic honors, service: Honor Roll, Student Senate, Best Buddies
Expected major: Engineering
Why did you choose VCU? “I chose VCU because of the incredible opportunities available both academically and within its lacrosse program. I know that I will be challenged both in the classroom and on the lax field. During my visit, I felt an instant connection with the campus, players and wonderful coaches.”
HS team’s 2018 outlook: “Our team has experienced Varsity players returning as well as some talented underclassmen to add to our roster. The breadth of talent and dedication is the make-up for success! Many of us have played together for years; we are looking forward to making a return to the District I playoffs with determination for a successful season!”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my club coach, Josie Ferri, for all of her support during the recruiting process and for always pushing me to be my best. I would also like to thank my high school coach, Nancy McGoldrick, for always believing in me and challenging me on the field. Finally, I would like to thank my parents for their endless support, time and encouragement.”
Other schools considered: Drexel, George Washington and Lafayette
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