By K.I. Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 2/17/14
Danbury High School (CT) senior defensive midfielder Najmah James has made a commitment to play Division II lacrosse at Pace University.
Najmah James ledger:
High School: Danbury High School, Connecticut
Graduation Year: 2014
Position: Defensive Midfielder
College Choice: Pace University
Other schools considered: Wesleyan University, Mercy College
Club Affiliation: Yellow Jackets North
Major lacrosse honors: Connecticut Super Juniors, 2nd Team All-FCIAC, Defensive MVP, 2014 Varsity Lacrosse Captain
What will you major in/study? Major in Criminal Justice and minor in Psychology
Why did you choose Pace? “Pace University is close to home yet far enough for me to feel independent. I am also in love with the Criminal Justice program and all the opportunities Pace offers me. On top of that, I will be apart of Pace’s first Women’s Lacrosse program. It couldn’t get any better than that!”
Outlook for your High School team? “We came off an amazing season last year with 9 graduating seniors. This year, we’re coming out stronger than last year and ready to shock the FCIAC with our aggressive defensive and fast-paced offense.
“Play Hard, Play Smart, Play Together.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my friends and family. Also, a huge thanks to my High School coaches that guided me through the way: Coach Brough, Coach Scott and Coach Williams. Also a special thanks to my future coach, Coach (Michael) Spinner.”
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