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Pansini Law Group Female Scholar-Athlete of the Week: @Radnor_Lax 2017 DEF Breedveld

Thursday, 11th May 2017

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Pansini Law Group Honor Roll  

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 5/11/17

Radnor 2017 defender Sophie Breedveld has been named the Pansini Law Group Female Scholar-Athlete of the Week.

The award recognizes senior and junior lacrosse players that excel in academics, service and athletics.

Sophie Breedveld

Sophie Breedveld Profile:
High School: Radnor
Year: 2017
Position: Defense
College committed to: University of Virginia (not committed for lacrosse, but may play club)
Lax club team: STEPS Elite Philly
Extracurricular Activities: Youth soccer and lacrosse coach, camp counselor for World Cup Sports Academy, Model UN

Community/ Service Organizations:
-Treasurer for National Honor Society
-Helped organize a garage sale to benefit the ABC House
-Katie Samson Foundation volunteer
-Helped raise money for CHOP and Philadelphia Epilepsy Foundation.

Academic honors/awards:
-Distinguished Honor Roll for all 4 years
-AP Scholar
-4.27 weighted GPA

Athletic honors:

-Varsity starter for lacrosse and soccer
-Varsity runner for Indoor Track (most valuable runner this season)

What are your college and future goals?
“My goal is to major in Global Public Health at UVA on a pre-med track. In the future, I hope to work in the international health field and have the opportunity to travel all across the world.”

How do you describe leadership?
“I would describe leadership as exhibiting the qualities that allow you to lead by example. These qualities include having a positive on the field, supporting your teammates verbally and emotionally, and holding yourself and your teammates to a high standard.”

How do you balance lacrosse, school, and extracurriculars?
“I’ve actually found that sports help me balance my school work because they keep me on a schedule. Personally, I find the easiest way to balance lacrosse and school is by planning my life on a week-to-week basis. This way I can see which nights I have time do work and which nights I have home/away games or pasta parties.”

High school coaches from Philly, Delaware, South Jersey, or the Lehigh Valley may nominate a player (junior or senior) for the Pansini Law Group Scholar-Athlete of the Week by e-mailing us at



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