By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 3/17/14
Bridgewater-Raritan (N.J.) freshman midfielder Allison Mastroianni has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of North Carolina.
Allison Mastroianni ledger:
High School: Bridgewater-Raritan High School, Bridgewater, NJ
Graduation Year: Class of 2017
College Choice: University of North Carolina
Club Affiliation: STEPS Elite – NJ
Major lacrosse honors, All-Star teams: 2013 Co-MVP, Philly Lacrosse Showcase; 2013 Philly Showcase Fab 40 All-Star Game; 2013, Brine National Lacrosse Classic Middle School Academy Champion, Team NJ; 2012, Brine National Lacrosse Classic Middle School Academy, Team NJ; 2014 Elite 120
What will you major in/study? Sports Management/Education
Why did you choose the school? “The first time I watched UNC compete, I was immediately inspired and wanted to do everything I could to prepare myself to play at the elite level. The UNC campus is beautiful, the academics and athletic facilities are top notch, and the lacrosse program and community is incredible. I felt an instant connection with Coach (Jenny) Levy, her coaching staff, and the players. I knew that UNC was the best fit for my future.”
HS team’s outlook for this season? “My team is focused on working together to compete at the highest level. We have a lot of talented and athletic players who are willing to train hard to reach our ultimate goal of winning a championship.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my parents for their encouragement and guidance. They are my biggest fans!! Thank you to Coach Levy and Coach Barnes for giving me the opportunity to play lacrosse at my dream school. A special thank you to Charlie Shoulberg, and the entire STEPS-NJ organization for their support and inspiration. To Kathie DeBonis, my high school field hockey & lacrosse coach for motivating me to always perform to the best of my ability. Thank you to my youth lacrosse league coach, MG Hollingsworth, for teaching me at a young age to love the game of lacrosse.”
Other schools considered? Penn State, Boston College, Lehigh, Stanford, Rutgers, UConn and Binghamton
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