By K.I. Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 11/2/13
The Blake School (MN) senior defender Lauren Kelly has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Louisville.
Lauren Kelly ledger:
High School: The Blake School, Minneapolis, MN
Graduation Year: 2014
College Choice: University of Louisville
Club Affiliation: Minnesota Elite
Major lacrosse honors: Varsity: Hill-Murray High School, Maplewood, MN Starter (’09, ’10, ’11); The Blake School, Minneapolis, MN Starter (’12, ’13); State High School Championship Team (’12, ’13); Minnesota All-State Team (’13); Minnesota All-Metro Team (’13); Team Captain (’13)
What will you major in/study? English
Why did you choose Louisville? “I was looking for a school with strong academics along with a strong lacrosse program. After spending time on the campus and with the great coaching staff at U of L, it was an easy choice for me of where I wanted to spend my College experience. From the coaching staff and incredible sports facilities to the warmer weather – University of Louisville was at the top of my list!”
Outlook for your High School team? “We will be working towards winning the school’s 5th consecutive State Championship title this season. It’s been great seeing the level of competition getting stronger in MN lacrosse over the years. It is pushing us as a team to work even harder to continue winning!”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my High School coach, Laura Mark. Coach Mark has taught me so much about the game, and has given me the confidence in my skills to be a better player. She has helped me develop into a stronger and smarter player.
“I also would like to thank Coach Maria Slusser. Coach Maria worked with me a lot when I first started playing lacrosse. She worked with me on my stick skills and taught me to never give up!
“And of course my Mom, who drove me to lacrosse and soccer practices, sent me to tournaments and camps all over the country, and was always in the stands cheering me on.”
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