By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/14/17
Friends School of Baltimore (MD) 2019 midfielder Charessa Crosse has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Temple University.
Charessa Crosse profile:
Grad year: 2019
College committed to: Temple University
Club team: M&D
Lacrosse honors: Lax Varsity since freshman year, made IAAM All Conference selection after 2016-2017 sophomore season
Service: 75+ hours of community service
Expected major: Undecided
Why did you choose Temple? “I love the location and size of the school, and the competitiveness of the team. I also really like Coach Bonnie (Rosen) and Coach Jen (Wong) and the the type of the team they are working to build.”
HS team’s 2018 outlook: “We made it to the finals last year, but fell short. We’re looking forward to returning this year and bringing home the ‘ship!”
Thank You: “I’d like to thank my mom for being my biggest cheerleader and for always being there to support me! I’m also so so grateful for everything she has done and sacrificed, whether it be time or money, for me to accomplish my dream of playing lacrosse in college!
“I’d also like to thank all of my coaches I have had since I started playing in middle school: Liz Wilson, Mandy Hudson, Cantey Bailey and Diana Carey. They all helped me to love the game of lacrosse more and more and have helped me to grow so much as a player and as a person.
“Finally, I’d like to thank my future coaches, Bonnie Rosen, Jen Wong and Devon Schneider, for their interest in me, and for giving me the opportunity to play for their program at Temple!”
Other schools considered: East Carolina, Drexel, George Mason, UConn
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