By K.I. Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 3/12/14
North Salem High School (NY) junior midfielder Ryann Shaughnessy has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Virginia Commonwealth University.
High School: North Salem High School, New York
Graduation Year: 2015
College Choice: Virginia Commonwealth University
Club Affiliation: Yellow Jackets North
Major lacrosse honors: Two time All-League, All-Section Honorable Mention, 2 time MVP, 3 time Co-Captain of North Salem High School, Under Armor Uncommitted Games 2013
What will you major in/study? Business/Health Management
Why did you choose VCU? “I chose VCU because of the opportunities I will have there as a student-athlete. VCU is a great school academically and athletically. Coach (Jen) O’Brien has proven to be a great coach and I cannot wait to grow as a player. The atmosphere at VCU is great and I love how all the VCU community rallies around the teams and have great school spirit.”
Outlook for your High School team? “I think we will have a successful 2014 campaign, we have a new coaching staff this year and I think they will be a great addition to our program.”
Thank You: “Firstly, I must thank my parents and sister Jenna for all of their support since I started playing lacrosse. I would also like to thank all of my teammates from North Salem High School, Somers, and Yellow Jackets North. Of course a great big thank you goes out to all of my coaches, especially Jamie Williams, Director of Coaching of Yellow Jackets North, and finally to Tracy Wiener for everything she has done for me throughout my lacrosse career.”
Other schools considered: LIU Post, Franklin and Marshall, Muhlenburg
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