By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 5/4/17
Perkiomen Valley High School 2019 midfield Kat Kelley has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Kat Kelley profile:
High School: Perkiomen Valley High School
Graduation Year: 2019
College Choice: University of Colorado at Boulder
Club Team: Big 4 HHH
2016 Under Armour Philadelphia Team; Tournament Finalist
2016 Prodigies Powered by Under Armour Team Champions
2016 Mercury All Area High School Girls Lacrosse Team – Honorable Mention
2016 Philly Lacrosse High School Scoring Leaders
Academic Honors: Full Honors/Gifted Curriculum; Honor Roll Student
What do you plan to major in? Undecided
Why did you choose CU? “I chose CU because I felt like I would fit in really well there. The coaches were amazing and I loved the team. Colorado does an awesome job with helping their student athletes and pushing them to be their best! Plus, how can you say no to a view of beautiful mountains everyday?”
HS team’s outlook for rest of season: “Our season is looking pretty good this year and we are hoping to make it far in Districts!”
Thank You: “A huge thank you to Colleen Magarity for all of your help and support! You have been such an inspiration to me and have helped me to be a better player!
“To my club and high school coaches, Mary Dean, Lisa Clark and Nina Miller, thank you for helping me to grow every day! To all of my teammates at PV and HHH, thank you for pushing me and for making lacrosse so much fun every day! And to Maureen Burger and my Dynamite teammates – I loved my time playing with each of you!
“Thank you so much to the CU coaches, Ann Elliott, Alex Frank and Kailah Kempney, for giving me this amazing opportunity and for believing in me!
“Finally, thank you so much to my parents for supporting me throughout the whole process and pushing me to do my best every day!”
Other schools considered: Penn, Yale, Elon, St Joseph’s, High Point
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