By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 12/3/18
Ravenscroft (NC) 2020 midfielder Brooke Baker of Big 4 HHH Girls has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at University of Florida.
Brooke Baker profile:
High school: Ravenscroft (Raleigh, NC)
Grad year: 2020
College committed to: University of Florida
Club team: Big 4 HHH Girls, 212 Lacrosse
Lacrosse honors: US Lacrosse All American; 2 time All State team; 2 time All Conference team; 2 time Under Armour All America Underclass tournament 2017/2018
Academic honors: Weighted GPA 3.91 on a 4.0 scale. Honor Roll 2016/2017/2018. Ambassador for Teen Cancer America at Ravenscroft School. 1 of 12 Runners on The Ravens In The Hood team, which ran 199 miles from Mount Hood to Seaside in Oregon and raised over $100,000 for cancer research. Member of the Student Athlete Leadership Team (SALT) at Ravenscroft.
Why did you choose Florida? “Florida was the right fit for me. I connected with the coaching staff and the school was beautiful. They have a top school for the major I am interested in, as well as a top lacrosse program. “
Thank You: “I want to thank my parents for giving me the best oppertunity to play lacrosse at the next level as well as my travel coaches, Colleen Magarity, and Jamie Munro, and my high school coaches Kerry Norman and Josh Gallagher.”
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