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.@LongstrethLAX girls’ recruit: Downingtown East 2021 MF/DEF Colantuno commits to Belmont Abbey

Sunday, 11th October 2020

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Recruiting, Posted 10/11/20

Downingtown East 2021 midfield/defender Sophia Colantuno has made a verbal commitment to play Division II lacrosse at Belmont Abbey College.

Sophia Colantuno profile:

Sophia Colantuno

High school: Downingtown East HS (Exton, PA)

Grad year: 2021

Positions: Midfield, Defense

College committed to: Belmont Abbey College

Club team: Belles Lacrosse Club

Lacrosse honors: Philly area National HS Tournament team 2019. All Star Philly Showcase 2018.

Academic honors: High Honor Roll 10th & 11th grade; Honor roll 9th grade

Expected major: Business

Why did you choose Belmont Abbey College, Women’s D2? “I love Belmont Abbey’s campus, what it and the Charlotte area has to offer me as a student, and the potential internships. I am so excited to play for (head) Coach (Molly) Lehman-Lewis and Coach (Kelly) Dowd. I am thrilled to play with a team with such great culture and potential. I can’t wait to compete for League and NCAA Championships!”

Is there anything else you would like to share? “I want to thank Coach T for encouraging and never giving up on me, the Belles for motivating me, Coach Tuck for helping me get strong and faster, Coach Joran and DEHS Lax for challenging me, and My parents and family for always supporting me and believing in me.”

What other colleges did you consider? Mount Olive, Lynn, Limestone & North Greenville U

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Sophia Colantuno on her commitment to Belmont Abbey College. 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 for directions and information.



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