By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/20/18
Bishop Shanahan 2019 goalie Jessica Gorr has made a verbal commitment to play Division II lacrosse at West Chester University.
Jessica Gorr profile:
High school: Bishop Shanahan, Downingtown, PA
Grad year: 2019
College committed to: West Chester University
Club team: PA Express Orange, coach Kevin Ryan
Lacrosse honors: Defensive MVP, Bishop Shanahan High School, All-Ches-Mont 2017
Academic honors: Tri M Music National Honor Society
Expected major: Computer Technology
Why did you choose West Chester? “It has a strong technology program and an excellent D2 Lacrosse program (pre-season 2018 ranked 19th in the nation according to Lacrosse Magazine).”
HS team’s 2018 outlook: “With new coach Kacy Small in place, our outlook for 2018 is very positive with a goal of winning the PIAA state championship this year.”
Thank You: “Thank you to Coach Kevin Ryan who got me started, Coach Gwen Hicks, Coach Laura Capuano, Coach Kacy Small, Mom & Dad (Gwynne and Robert Gorr) and sister Sarah Gorr who never misses a game.”
Other schools considered: Shippensburg, Drexel, St. Joe’s, Temple
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