By K.I. Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 12/9/16
Archbishop Spalding High School (MD) 2018 defensive midfielder Sam Bousman has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Duquesne University.
Sam Elena Bousman profile:
High School: Archbishop Spalding High School, MD
Graduation Year: 2018
Position: Defensive Midfielder
College Choice: Duquesne University
Club Affiliation: CcLax
Lacrosse Honors: Blitz Camp, President’s Cup, Capital Cup, Champions Cup, Sandstorm (Palm Springs CA), Monmouth winter clinic, George Mason Winter Indoor 4v4 tournament, William & Mary fall clinic.
What will you major in/study? Health Sciences; Physical Therapy
Why did you choose Duquesne? “I stepped on campus and instantly fell in love with the school. The size is exactly what I’m looking for and they have the exact major I want to study. The city of Pittsburgh is so beautiful and will give me so much opportunity to build my career and continue with my music on the side.”
HS team’s outlook for 2017 season? “I think we are going to come out stronger than anyone is expecting. There is a lot of talent and a lot of hard workers who are helping to build our program into something amazing.”
Thank You: “I want to thank Coach Brett Bathras (who is no longer my coach because she got married and moved to be with her husband); she knew what I was capable of and allowed me to try knew things and she taught me how to be a better and more effective leader on my team. I would also like to thank coach Donny Restly and Coach Tara Shea (my high school coaches) for believing in me and giving me the amazing opportunity to play on the Spalding women’s Varsity team. I learned so much and would not be the player I am today without them.”
Other schools considered: Monmouth University, Saint Josephs University, William & Mary
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