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.@LongstrethLAX girls’ recruit: Merion Mercy 2018 ATT/MF Lavelle commits to Fairfield

Sunday, 29th January 2017

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 1/29/17

Merion Mercy 2018 attack-midfield Arianna Lavelle has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Fairfield University.

Arianna Lavelle profile:

Arianna Lavelle

High School: Merion Mercy

Graduation Year: 2018

Position: Attack/Midfield

College Choice: Fairfield University

Club Team: Philly Blast

Lacrosse Honors: Pennsylvania Brine Team

What will you major in/study? Undecided

Why did you choose Fairfield? “I chose Fairfield because it had everything I wanted in a school. I knew that it would challenge me both academically and athletically. As soon as I stepped on campus for the first time, I knew that it was the place I could call home for the next four years of my life.”

HS team’s outlook for 2017 season? “My team’s outlook for this upcoming season is going to be a very good year. We went far in Districts last year, and have a very talented senior class. We definitely have the opportunity to really make it far this year.”

Thank You: “First, I would like to thank Coach (Laura) Field and Coach (Erin) Slifer for giving me this amazing opportunity. I would like to thank my club coach, Josie Ferri, and my school coach Mr. Geary for forming me into the player that I am today and always pushing me to do my best. Last, I want to thank my parents and sisters for always driving me to numerous tournaments and being the best supporters.”

Other schools considered: Old Dominion, St Joe’s, Cincinnati, New Hampshire

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Arianna Lavelle. 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.



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