By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, 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 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
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