By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 9/12/17
Lampeter-Strasburg High School 2019 goalie Mary Peticca has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at University of Massachusetts Lowell.
Mary Peticca profile:
High School: Lampeter-Strasburg High School
Graduation Year: 2019
College Choice: University of Massachusetts Lowell
Club Team: Xtreme
Lacrosse Honors: Lampeter-Strasburg Defensive MVP 2017
Academic Honors: Distinguished/High Honor Roll
Expected Major: Nursing
Why did you choose UMass Lowell? “I chose UMass Lowell because of their outstanding academic and athletic programs.”
HS team’s outlook for 2018 season? “We look to build on and return to district and league playoffs. We have a very strong and talented group coming back and coming in. I am very excited for the season as we continue to improve.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my club coach, Mark Pinkerton, for being patient with me, encouraging me to continue to work at it, and giving me the opportunity to play and grow as a player and a person.
“I would also like to thank my parents for being there for me through my decision and raising me to be the best version of myself.
“Lastly, I would like thank my brother for teaching me the basics of being a goalie and for being a role model to look up to.”
Other schools considered: University of Cincinnati
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