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.@LongstrethLAX girls’ recruit: New Hope-Solebury 2020 MF/DEF Thistlewaite commits to James Madison

Friday, 30th November 2018

Categories Girl's/Women's, HS summaries, Recruiting  

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 11/30/18

New Hope-Solebury 2020 midfield/defender Carolyn Thistlewaite has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at James Madison University.

Carolyn Thistlewaite

Carolyn Thistlewaite profile:

High School: New Hope-Solebury

Graduation Year: 2020

Positions: Midfield, Defense

College committed to: James Madison University

Club Team: Ultimate Lacrosse

Lacrosse Honors: 2020 WPLL New Jersey Futures, First Team All-Intell Selection, US Lacrosse Women’s Philly National Team, 2017 Brine National Tournament

Academic Honors: Weighted GPA of 3.8 with honors and AP classes.

Why did you choose James Madison? “James Madison was the right fit for me program wise and academically. The school was what I wanted with the structure, size, distance and the overall atmosphere. The program suited my style of play as well as the atmosphere. The coaches are very nice and friendly which makes me feel like I belong.”

Thank You: “I want to thank my parents for all their support through the process. I also want to thank my Club coaches, Jenny Duckenfield and Michele DeJuliis, and my high school coach, Betsy Dougherty, for all their help developing me as a player as well as a person getting me to where I am now”

What other colleges did you consider? Boston University, St. Joseph, Virginia Tech

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Carolyn Thistlewaite. 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 for directions and information.



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