By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 6/27/19
Sacred Heart Academy 2019 midfield/defense Danielle Santora has signed a National Letter of Intent to play Division I lacrosse at Hofstra University.
Danielle Santora profile:
High school: Sacred Heart Academy (Bryn Mawr, PA)
Grad year: 2019
Positions: Midfield, Defense
College committed to: Hofstra University
Club team: Ultimate PA 2019 Blue
Lacrosse honors: 2nd team All Main Line 2016-18; AACA All Star team 2016-19; Honorable Mention All Delco 2016-18; MVP High School team 2016, 19 Selected to play on the Ultimate U15 Elite Team 2016; Played at the US Lacrosse National Championship, Indianapolis, IN 2016
Academic honors: Honors and High Honors 2017-19; Spent a week on a service trip in Haiti Soup can drive at school; Thanksgiving Dinner Baskets with UNICO last 10 years; UNICO Christmas Shopping with Underprivileged kids last 10 years; Helped Paint rooms at Elwyn; Several School service activities Helped with the Elena A Santora Green Pantry, by help organizing food drive at SHA
Expected major: Communication Technology
Why did you choose Hofstra? “I visited the school to see their communications department, I really liked what I saw with their on-site radio station and their studios for video production. I met with the Women’s Lacrosse coach and felt an instant connection. Coach Shannon went through the program and told us about the different service opportunities that the team will be doing together. I really felt like home.”
Thank You: “Thanks to my parents, especially my father who drove me all over the place to practice and play sports; my coaches, especially Coach Duck who drove the importance of giving 100% all the time; all my coaches that taught me to work hard and be early so i am ready when we start; to my school and the teachers that taught me to love whatever I was doing; Sacred Heart for teaching me the 5 goals that I later realized is used in everything we do; Faith, Intellect, Service, Community, Growth.”What other colleges did you consider? University of Oregon. Johns Hopkins University
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