TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 10/8/21
Greenwich Academy (CT) 2023 defender Ellie Johnson of CT Grizzlies Lacrosse has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Stanford University.
Ellie Johnson profile:
High school: Greenwich Academy (Riverside, CT)
Grad year: 2023
College committed to: Stanford University
Club team: CT Grizzlies Lacrosse
Lacrosse honors: June, 2021 was named All-NEPSAC Hon Mention May, 2021 received Greenwich Academy’s 10th grade Athletic Award with the inscription: The Alan Gilchrist Award is given to the school and given in memory of Alan Gilchrist, an ardent supporter of GA teams/girls for devotion and enthusiasm in sports; 2021 Under Armour 150 Invitee (June’21) 2020 Under Armour CONNY Command Team (All-Tournament Team & Most Outstanding Player, East Super Regional Event, CONNY Command won the National Championship!) Summer, 2020 Nike Elite 120 Combine (July’20): agility 5-10-5 challenge (1st overall out of 75 ’23s), 7th in the 40yd dash for all 2023’s, and 8th in the 300 shuttle for ’23s Fall, 2020 – CT Grizzlies IntraSquad Tournament (’22, ’23, ’24s – 4 games)- Team Lindley’s MVP Summer, 2019 Under Armour CONNY Command Team (semifinals) one of five 8th graders on the team Winter, 2019 National Indoor Tournament – Inside Lacrosse “Players who stood out” Greenwich Youth Lacrosse – State Champions 2017 & 2018, All-Star for CON/NY game 2018 CT Grizzlies Team ranked #2 in the country Made the Varsity Lacrosse Team at Greenwich Academy as a freshman – ranked by Inside Lacrosse pre-season #25 nationally
Academic honors: Weighted average through first 2 years of HS is 97, unweighted average is 94; 4.0/4.0 GPA; High Honor Roll all semesters so far in high school.
Why did you choose Stanford University, Women’s D1? “I chose Stanford because I felt at home there and the people were so welcoming. It is also a very high academic school and the lacrosse team and coaches are extremely driven and motivated to get better and win!”
Is there anything else you would like to share? “Thank you to my family, friends, coaches, teachers, and everyone who has supported me through this process!”
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