TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 12/5/20
Conestoga (PA) 2022 attack/midfield Melissa Hewitt of the Phantastix has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at La Salle University.
Melissa Hewitt profile:
High school: Conestoga High School (Berwyn, PA)
Grad year: 2022
Positions: Attack, Midfield
College committed to: La Salle University
Club team: Phantastix Lacrosse Club
Lacrosse honors: National Tournament 2019 Philly 3, NLC 2019 All-Star
Academic honors: Honor Roll every quarter
Why did you choose La Salle University, Women’s D1? “I really like the coaches and girls on the team at La Salle. My sister Jessica plays there and loves La Salle. It will be great to play and go to school close to home, especially since I have a big family.”
Is there anything else you would like to share? “There are a lot of people who helped this happen. I want to thank Coach Lorraine Beers from Carroll and Phantastix, and Jessica Lake and JoAnn Yusko and Brooke Watson. Also, thanks to my coach at Conestoga, Amy Orcutt and at Quix Stix Coach Pillion. Katie Rhodes Abbott and Nicole Grote at La Salle have been awesome. My sister and brothers are really supportive and special thanks to my parents. I’ve had some great teammates too!”
What other colleges did you consider? Navy, Fairfield, Cincinnati, St. Joe’s, Kennesaw St.
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