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.@LongstrethLAX girls’ recruit Padua (DE) 2019 MF Delate commits to Messiah College 

Wednesday, 9th January 2019

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 1/9/19

Padua Academy (DE) 2019 midfielder Rachel Delate has made a verbal commitment to play Division III lacrosse at Messiah College.

Rachel Delate profile:

Rachel Delate

High school: Padua Academy (Wilmington, DE)
Grad year: 2019
Position: Midfield
College committed to: Messiah College
Club team: Greene Turtle Lacrosse
Lacrosse honors: 1st team All-Conference, 2nd team All-State, 1st place WPLL Futures, All-Phillylacrosse Delaware, 2018
Academic honors: First honors, Merit Service Award, Student Council Officer
Expected major: Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Why did you choose Messiah? “Messiah has such an awesome atmosphere, the girls on the team are super outgoing and friendly, and the coaches want you to succeed both on and off the field!”
Thank You: “I’d like to thank God, my parents and my sister, and all of the coaches that have helped me get this far. First, I’d like to thank Coach Monahan and O’Doherty for teaching me how to play lacrosse and love the sport! Thank you to Coach Erin, Griffin, and McCormick for teaching me patience, composure, and sportsmanship. Thank you Coach DiCarlo for teaching me game sense in basketball and helping me transition during lacrosse season. Thank you Coach Rachel for being there for me in the recruiting process and supporting me. Lastly, I’d like to thank Coach McKay, Coach Ken, and Coach D for giving me the opportunity to play collegiate lacrosse!”

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