By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 1/10/19
Conestoga High School 2020 defender Alexandra Aufiero has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at George Washington University.
Alexandra Aufiero profile:
High school: Conestoga High School (Berwyn, PA)
Grad year: 2020
College committed to: George Washington University
Club team: Philly Blast Lacrosse
Lacrosse honors: National Tournament Philly Team 3 (2018 Finalist); WPLL Futures Team Philly (2018 Finalist); NXT Philly Summer Showcase All Star (2017).
Academic honors: National Honor Society; 4.85 GPA; Service and Leadership Award recipient and Treasurer, T&E Kids Care; Executive Board, Conestoga Peer Mediation.
Expected major: Health Sciences/Public Health
Why did you choose George Washington? “I chose George Washington University because I love the location and size of the school and I know that I will be challenged both academically and in lacrosse, where I felt like I fit right in with the team. The lacrosse coaches and players have been very welcoming and communicative with me throughout the process.”
HS team’s 2019 outlook: “I expect Conestoga to have a successful year. The players and coaches are prepared and excited to work hard. The team plays really well together and everyone on the team is super close.”
Thank You: “I want to thank my parents for taking me on visits and supporting all my decisions. Thank you to Josie Ferri and Julie Young, my Blast coaches; and Amy Orcutt, my high school coach for guiding me through through the process.”
What other colleges did you consider? Franklin and Marshall, Quinnipiac, American, Georgetown, Temple
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