By K.I. Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 11/21/13
Somers High School (NY) junior midfielder Nicole DeMase has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Johns Hopkins University.
Nicole DeMase ledger:
High School: Somers High School, Somers, New York
Graduation Year: 2015
College Choice: Johns Hopkins University
Club Affiliation: Metro Magic Lacrosse Club
Lacrosse Honors: 2 time Section 1 All-League, Section 1 All-section, Maximum Exposure All-Star, Team Maverick Showcase All-Star, Team Hudson Valley National Team
Academic Honors: National Honors Society member, Leo’s Club member, Peer Leader, S.A.L.T.( Student Athlete Leadership Training)
What will you major in/study? Pre-Med
Why did you choose Johns Hopkins? “The Coach’s were a huge factor. Coach (Janine) Tucker is absolutely amazing. Also the feeling I got when I walked onto the campus, I knew it was the right place for me. Another big factor was the girls. When I went on my visit they were all so welcoming and outgoing. They made me feel like I was already part of the team.”
Outlook for next season? “Our Team is going to be really strong this year. We have a lot of huge assets returning and have a good chance to win our section.”
Thank You: “I owe a huge thanks to my parents for lugging me from tournaments to practices to showcases all over the coast and for always believing in me. None of this would have been possible without them.
“I also want to thank all my Metro Coaches for helping me through the hectic and very stressful recruiting process.
“A shout out to my high school Coach Jaime Irving for always pushing me throughout the season and giving me the confidence to realize my potential.”
Other schools considered: Brown, Michigan, Villanova, Columbia, UColorado, USC, UAlbany, Colgate, UPenn, UMass
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