By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/15/19
Unionville 2020 attack Lily Niemkiewicz has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Saint Joseph’s University.
Lily Niemkiewicz profile:
High school: Unionville High School (Chadds Ford, PA)
Grad year: 2020
College committed to: Saint Joseph’s University
Club team: Ultimate Lacrosse
Lacrosse honors: Varsity Player (freshman, sophomore and junior year)
Academic honors: Distinguished Honor Roll (freshman, sophomore and junior year), National Honor Society
Expected major: Health Professions
Why did you choose St. Joe’s? “I love the team camaraderie at St. Joe’s, and it’s awesome to see how much the team has improved over the years. SJU has a perfect balance between athletics and academics for me, and I’m very excited to spend my college years in Philly. The Hawk Will Never Die!”
Thank You: “I’d like to thank my family for supporting me in all of my lacrosse endeavors and for believing in me every step of the way. I’d also like to thank all of my coaches and teammates throughout the years for teaching me the game, making me a better player and pushing me to keep giving it my all. A special thank you to Michele DeJuliis and Siena Childs at Ultimate Lacrosse for providing opportunities to play at such a high level and for their full support throughout the recruiting process. Lastly, thank you to Coach Kahoe, Coach Dawson and Coach Lynch at Saint Joseph’s University for seeing the best in me and giving me the opportunity of a lifetime. “
What other colleges did you consider? George Mason
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