By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 1/29/19
Academy of Notre Dame 2020 defender Morgan O’Brien has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Davidson College.
Morgan O’Brien profile:
High school: Academy of Notre Dame de Namur
Grad year: 2020
College committed to: Davidson College
Club team: Philly Blast Lacrosse
Lacrosse honors: Philly National Tournament Team, Varsity starter since freshman year
Academic honors: National Honors Society, Student Ambassador, STEM Scholar of Excellence, Distinguished Honor Roll
Expected major: “I’m not sure what specifically, but something in the STEM field.”
Why did you choose Davidson? “I love everything about Davidson. The academics and location of the school are a perfect fit for me. When I visited, the coaches and players were so nice and welcoming, and I immediately felt the bond between everyone in the program. I know that Davidson is a place I will be able to succeed both on and off the field.”
HS team’s 2019 outlook: “I think that our team is going to have our best year yet. With 17 talented returning varsity players, I am confident that we will go far this year.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my high school coaches, Xan Zimatore and Maura Wilson, for always having confidence in me and helping me become the player I am today. I would also like to thank my club coaches, Julie Young and Josie Ferri, for all their support throughout my years at Philly Blast. Finally, thank you to my parents for always being there for me.”
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