By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 1/6/13
Lancaster Catholic (PA) sophomore midfielder Kelly Daggett has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Penn State University.
Kelly Daggett ledger:
High school: Lancaster Catholic, PA
Graduation year: 2015
College choice: Penn State
Club affiliation: NEMS 2015, MD
Major lacrosse honors: 2012 Central PA National Team, Lancaster/Lebanon First Team All-Star, 2012 Team Co-MVP
What will you major in/study: Accounting
Why did you choose school: “I’ve always been a huge fan of Penn State and I love the campus and its atmosphere. The coaching staff made me feel extremely welcome and I look forward to being part of the team. I decided to commit to Penn State because of both the academic and athletic excellence. I am excited to be part of the school pride and traditions that are Penn State. WE ARE PENN STATE!”
Outlook for your high school team: “We have many players returning (only two seniors graduated) from last year’s team. We hope to be competitive in the section and the league.”
Thank Yous: “I would like to thank my NEMS Coach, Natalie Rau, and my entire NEMS team for their friendship and support; Mr. Keith Barnes & Mr. Dan Gallagher (NEMS Directors) have given me valuable advice throughout the recruiting process and I wish to thank them for their guidance.
“I would also like to thank Coach Mark Pinkerton (former coach) for teaching me the fundamentals of lacrosse and encouraging me to always p
lay hard. Thanks to everyone on the Cougar Lacrosse team.
“Finally, I would like to thank my parents for encouraging me and driving me to multiple states for practices/games and directing me in this decision process.”