By K.I. Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 4/11/13
Regis Jesuit High School (CO) senior attack-center midfield Courtney Gielow has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of California Berkeley.
Courtney Gielow ledger:
High School: Regis Jesuit
Graduation Year: 2013
Position: Attack or center midfield
College Choice: University of California Berkeley
Club Affiliation: Team 180
Major lacrosse honors: All-league 2011, 2012; Academic All-American
Academic Honors: First honors Fall 2009, First honors Spring and Fall 2010, First honors Spring 2011, Second Honors Fall 2011, First Honors Spring 2012, Highest Honors Fall 2012, National Honors Society.
Service Projects: “I volunteer at the SaddleUp! Foundation, which is a non-proffit that works with people that have mental, physical, and emotional disabilities. Also, a group of girls started a foundation that raises money for children of rural India, I am also a member of this foundation, it’s called Buniyad India.”
What will you major in/study? Biomedical Engineering or Public Health
Why did you choose UC Berkeley? “Cal has been a dream school of mine for a few years now, and I chose Cal because it was the perfect fit for me. I wanted to play lacrosse in college, but I wanted to play at a school that could provide me the best education possible. Cal has an amazing coaching staff and a great team of players. Cal is a perfect fit for me, and I can’t wait to be playing lacrosse at my dream school!”
HS season outlook? “My high school team is stacked with hard workers that are driven by an amazing coaching staff. We have twelve seniors on the team, and our primary goal is to win the State Championship. We have been preparing hard all year to ensure that we are in the best position possible to take on the state championship title. With all of our hard work, I don’t see how we couldn’t win it all.”
Thank You: “I want to thank Billy Corbett for all he has done for me. He has helped me become the player I am today, and without his coaching I would not be where I am today. He is not only a coach to me, but a role-model.”