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.@LongstrethLAX girls’ recruit Manheim Township 2021 ATT Rice commits to Richmond

Sunday, 8th September 2019

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Recruiting  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 9/8/19

Manheim Township 2021 attack Megan Rice has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at University of Richmond.

Megan Rice profile:

Megan Rice (Photo courtesy of @Mark22Photos)

High school: Manheim Township High School (Lancaster, PA)

Grad year: 2021

Position: Attack

College committed to: University of Richmond

Club team: Xtreme Lacrosse Club

Lacrosse honors: (2019) National Lacrosse Tournament, Central PA; All-Phillylacrosse.com Central PA Team; (2018) Under Armour All America Philadelphia Command Team (2018); Nike Elite 120 Championship Team Winner (2018) Maryland Lacrosse Showcase – All Star Team (2018) Under Armour 150 (2018) National Lacrosse Tournament, Central PA Team (2017) Under Armour All America 2021 Uncommitted Team (2017) Philly Showcase – All Star Team

Academic honors: Honor Roll Student One of eight girls chosen for the Women in Business program

Expected major: Business

Why did you choose Richmond? “I chose the University of Richmond because it is the best fit for me, academically and for lacrosse. At the first prospect camp I did at UR two years ago, I remember feeling like ‘Wow, this place is special.’ The team environment is so supportive and positive. I felt an immediate connection to the coaches and players. Everyone was very welcoming and I felt at home right away. I am beyond excited to be part of this winning program!”

Is there anything else you would like to share? “I would like to thank Coach Mark Pinkerton who has coached me since fifth grade. Thank you, Coach Pinkerton, for teaching me so much about lacrosse, even showing me how to hold a lacrosse stick at our very first lesson. Thank you for helping me through the recruiting process. You took my game to the next level and I will forever be so appreciative of the time you spent with me. I would also like to thank my trainer, Coach Rich Garcia, for working with me on strength and speed, and always having me prepared for events and games. Lastly, thank you to my parents for being at every game, tournament, and prospect clinic, usually cheering a little too loudly. I am so grateful to have such a supportive family and I love you all!”

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for Phillylacrosse.com girls’ recruits, congratulates Megan Rice on her commitment to University of Richmond. 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 longstreth.com for directions and information.</em


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