By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 3/17/14
Miller Place (N.Y.) junior midfielder Monica Cortes has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Monmouth University.
Monica Cortes ledger:
High School: Miller Place High School, N.Y.
Graduation Year: 2015
College Choice: Monmouth University
Club Affiliation: Long Island Top Guns Black
Major lacrosse honors, All-Star teams, Camps, Showcases: Champion at US Lacrosse ESPN U15 Nationals, Champion at Long Island 3 Lacrosse Classic, Champion at All American Showcase, Champion at Club Nationals, Champion at Best of the Beach Tournament, Coach’s Award, Varsity player since 8th grade
Academic honors: Outstanding Academic Recognition Award, National Honor Society, Foreign Language National Honor Society
What will you major in/study? Undecided
Why did you choose the school? “The Monmouth campus is beautiful and is only a mile away from the beach. I chose Monmouth because of Coach (Denise) Wescott and Coach Ghent. They are both excellent coaches and make the team feel like a family. I look forward to be playing under them for the next 4 years.”
HS team’s outlook for this season? “We have a strong team this year and I hope we can come together to have a winning season.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my family because they have always been there for me throughout the whole recruiting process. They always push me to do my best and will continue to do so throughout my college career.”
Other schools considered? Siena College and Colgate University
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