By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 9/2/18
Elizabethtown (PA) 2020 midfielder Katelyn Weissend has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Liberty University.
Katelyn Weissend profile:
High school: Elizabethtown High School
Grad year: 2020
College committed to: Liberty University
Club team: Xtreme Lacrosse Club
Lacrosse honors: LL League 1st (2018) and 2nd (2017) team All-Star; 2 time High School team MVP; Brine National Lacrosse Academy team; returning team captain for High School team.
Academic honors: 4 semesters of Honor Roll
Expected major: Sports Management/Business
Why did you choose Liberty? “I chose Liberty University because I fell in love with the school. The campus is beautiful and I would enjoy being part of the team. The coaches encourage growing a player spiritually, academically, and athletically. I’m looking forward to being a future Flame!”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my parents first; they supported me throughout this entire process and put a lot of time into seeing me succeed. I would also like to thank my community and club coaches; Laverty, Marsico, Bruno, Ealy, Dagget, Quinto, Chroscinski, Hufnagel, Althouse, Longstaff, Stoltzfus, Zorrilla, Coach Jess Jones, and Coach Cheyenne Benson. I would like to thank Mark Pinkerton for being an advocate for me since 4th grade and teaching me lacrosse. And lastly, I would like to thank Coach Erin Zimmer for being my coach and mentor. She has put in a lot of time to make me the best possible player on and off the field.”
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