By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 1/6/17
South Carroll (MD) 2019 midfielder Riley Evans has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at St. Joseph’s University.
Riley Evans profile:
High School: South Carroll, MD
Graduation Year: 2019
College Committed to: St. Joseph’s University
Club Affiliation: Hero’s
Major lacrosse honors: Nike Elite 120, 2nd team All-County as a freshman, Crab Draw All Star team
What will you major in/study? Education
Why did you choose this school? “I fell in love with Coaches (Alex) Kahoe, (Colleen) Dawson and (Becky) Lynch and all the players. They felt like family as soon as I met them. The campus is so beautiful, perfect size and has everything academically and athletically that I want in a school! #thwnd”
HS team’s outlook for 2017 season? “We have a lot of girls back and will continue to work hard and hopefully accomplish our team goals!”
People to thank: “I would like to thank my Mom, Dad and sister Kennedy for always being there for me. I would like to thank my club coach, Davia Williams, and my high school coach, Brigid Mctavish, for pushing me to be a better player and person. I also would like to thank Kristy Black for helping me through the whole recruiting process; and lastly, I would like to thank my youth coach, Kelly Vasquenza, for introducing the game to me!”
Other schools considered: James Madison, Mount Saint Mary’s, Lehigh, Coastal Carolina, Virginia Tech
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