By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 3/18/14
Liberty (MD) freshman midfielder Grace Griffin has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Maryland.
Grace Griffin ledger:
High School: Liberty High School, MD
Graduation Year: 2017
College Choice: University of Maryland
Club Affiliation: M&D Black
Major lacrosse honors, camps and showcases: Member of Elite 120 Camp champion team, UNC Elite Camp all star, We Believe participant, High school varsity member
What will you major in/study? Sports medicine or kinesiology
Why did you choose school? “I chose the University of Maryland to compete at the highest level of lacrosse and be surrounded by an amazing group of coaches, players, while being in a superior academic environment. It’s amazing to be so close to home, be in such a great community like College Park, and get the chance to play in the Big 10 Conference.”
Outlook for your High School team? “We’re a young team that’s very committed with a great coach. The coming years will challenge us and we are all looking forward to it.”
Thank You: “I want to thank first off the whole coaching staff at Maryland for giving me such an amazing opportunity. I couldn’t imagine a better group of coaches. Also I would like to thank my club coaches Arvack and Sarah Marshall and KC Emerson for shaping me into the player and person I am today and for helping me through this whole process; also my high school coach, Randy Hawes, for accepting me onto the varsity team and always giving me a challenge. Finally, thanks to all my family and friends for being by my side through my whole recruiting process. I hope to make you all proud.”
Other schools considered: Florida, Penn State, Princeton, Vanderbilt
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