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.@LongstrethLAX girls’ recruit: Upper Merion 2021 ATT/Draw Merritt commits to George Mason

Friday, 29th May 2020

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Recruiting, Posted 5/29/20

Upper Merion 2021 attack/draw Catherine Merritt has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at George Mason University.

Catherine Merritt profile:

Catherine Merritt (right)

High school: Upper Merion (King of Prussia, PA)

Grad year: 2021Positions: Attack, Draw

College committed to: George Mason University

Club team: Ultimate Lacrosse

Lacrosse honors: George Mason 4v4 Championship Team, First Team PAC Frontier Division 2019, Mercury All-Area HM 2019, WPLL Futures PA 2019, National Tournament Philly Team 2019, Under Armour Philadelphia Command 2018, National Lacrosse Classic PA 2018, Cascade Elite 80 2018

Academic honors: National Honor Society, National German Honor Society

Expected major: Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Why did you choose George Mason? “When I first stepped on campus, I immediately fell in love with George Mason. I loved the coaches and the atmosphere and it has everything I want both academically and athletically!”

Is there anything else you would like to share? “Thank you to my parents for supporting me throughout this entire process. I would also like to thank Claudia Ovchinnikoff and Brooke Watson for coaching me and developing me into the best player I can be. Lastly, a huge thank you to my teammates because I wouldn’t be here without them!”

What other colleges did you consider? San Diego State University, La Salle University, Liberty University

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Catherine Merritt on her commitment to George Mason University. 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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