By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 12/31/18
Academy of Notre Dame 2020 midfielder Riley Gillin has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Delaware.
Riley Gillin profile:
High school: Academy of Notre Dame de Namur
Grad year: 2020
College committed to: University of Delaware
Club team: Philly Blast
Lacrosse honors: National Tournament Team Philly; Brine National Lacrosse Classic, Team PA; Varsity lacrosse since freshman year
Academic honors: Honor roll
Expected major: Business
Why did you choose Delaware? “My mom went to UD and I grew up hearing stories about how much she loved being a student athlete there, so it was always a school I definitely wanted to look at while recruiting. I love the campus and sense of community at Delaware and look forward to working with their amazing coaching staff.”
HS team’s 2019 outlook: “My goal for this high school season is to win the Inter-Ac.”
Thank You: “I want to thank my Blast coaches, Julie Young and Josie Ferri, for guiding me along the recruiting process; my school coach, Xan Zimatore, for making me a better player; and lastly, my parents for always supporting me.”
Other schools considered: Penn, Boston University, Fairfield, Drexel, High Point, Lafayette
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