Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 12/30/20
Rancocas Valley (N.J.) 2021 attack/midfield Mekelsey Montgomery has signed a National Letter of Intent to play Division II lacrosse at The University of Tampa.
Mekelsey Montgomery profile:
High school: Rancocas Valley Regional High School (Hainesport, NJ)
Grad year: 2021
Positions: Attack, Midfield
College signed with: The University of Tampa
Club team: South Jersey Select Lacrosse
Lacrosse honors: Burlington County Scholastic League All Star
Academic honors: National Honor Society; National French Honor Society; St. Peter’s Church: lay reader, acolyte, and usher; Community Service: Soup kitchen volunteer, Prepare meals and sleeping quarters for homeless, Supported causes such as Alzheimer’s and Autism, Support for our Veterans
Why did you choose The University of Tampa, Women’s D2? “First, I wanted a competitive academic environment. Second, I wanted to be a part of a program that would compete for a National Championship. I also wanted a larger school in the South. I love the team dynamic, the coaching staff, and the school itself. I couldn’t be happier and more excited to have ended up at Tampa.”
Is there anything else you would like to share? “Thank you to my parents and three older-lacrosse-playing sisters, coaches, and teammates who have encouraged me, believed in me, and pushed me along the way!”
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