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.@LongstrethLAX girls’ recruit: Friends’ Central 2019 ATT Berger commits to Hamilton

Friday, 14th September 2018

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Recruiting  
 

By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 9/14/18

Friends’ Central 2019 attack Benna Berger has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Hamilton College.

Benna Berger profile:

Benna Berger

High school: Friends’ Central School

Grad year: 2019

Position: Attack

College committed to:
Hamilton College

Club teams: Quaker City, STEPS Philly

Lacrosse honors: Women’s National Lacrosse Tournament, Second Team; All-Friends League, First Team

Academic honors: All PASLA academic team, National Honor Society

Expected major: Child Life specialist/ Pre Med

Why did you choose Hamilton? “I chose Hamilton because it is not only the perfect fit for me athletically, but it is also academically. The open curriculum is exciting to me because it will allow me to really focus in on my major. The campus is breathtaking, and for such a small school the acreage makes it feel big.”

HS team’s 2018 highight: “My highlight from 2018 was when we played Merion Mercy at the Katie Samson Festival. As a team, we struggled to click all season long. It was not until The Katie Samson tournament where we finally became more cohesive. As a captain, that was my most proud moment since I worked so hard all season long to help the team bond and be successful. We held our ground the entire game and ended up losing by a few goals. In my eyes and my teams eyes it was the best game of the season.”

Thank You: “I want to thank my mom, my dad, and my sisters for their unwavering support. Even though many times I drove them crazy. I also want to thank my trainer, Ben Steenrod, for helping me be the best athlete I can be. last but not least, my club coaches, George Dick and Brooke Fritz, for all the advice and opportunity to play.”

Other schools considered: Amherst, Wesleyan, Vassar, Middlebury

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for Phillylacrosse.com girls’ recruits, congratulates Benna berger. Longstreth specializes in equipment, uniforms and apparel for women’s sports. Longstreth carries a huge selection of all the best women’s heads, handles, goalie gear and player accessories – including shoes and apparel. Visit longstreth.com for directions and information.

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