By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/28/17
Perkiomen Valley (PA) 2019 midfield/attack Paige Tyson has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Virginia Tech.
Paige Tyson profile:
High school: Perkiomen Valley, PA
Grad year: 2019
College committed to: Virginia Tech
Club team: Big 4 HHH
Lacrosse honors: 2015 Brine National Pennsylvania Team, Freshman Varsity Starter, 2016 UA Prodigies, 2016 Mercury All-Area Honorable Mention, 2017 PAC First Team Liberty Division, 2017 PAC First Team All-Conference, 2017 Mercury All-Area First Team
Academic honors: Full Honors/Gifted Curriculum, Honor Roll- Highest Honors, Member of National Honor Society
Expected major: Business
Why did you choose Virginia Tech? “I chose Virginia Tech because I feel it is a perfect fit for me both on and off the field. The coaching staff is amazing and has the program on the right path. I also love the size of the campus and the family atmosphere!
HS team’s 2018 outlook: “We lost a lot of key players and leaders last year, but we are working hard in the off season to come back just as strong. We are hoping to return to the PAC Playoffs and make a run in Districts!”
Thank You: “I want to thank my parents for their constant encouragement and sacrificing their time to come support me wherever I am playing. Thank you to Colleen Magarity for your help and guidance throughout this process and for pushing me to be a better player. To all of my coaches, Lisa Clark, Nina Miller, and Mary Dean, thank you for helping me to grow as a player and a person everyday. To my first coach who introduced me to the sport, Kathy Kelley, thank you for teaching me the right way to play the game and sparking my love to play lacrosse. Lastly, a huge thank you to all of my PV and HHH teammates who push me to be a better player and make every practice and game fun.”
Other schools considered: UMass, Bryant University, Duquesne, University of New Hampshire
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