By K.I. Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 12/18/16
Owego Free Academy (NY) 2019 midfield Zoe Mahon has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Connecticut.
Zoe Mahon profile:
High School: Owego Free Academy, NY
Graduation Year: 2019
College Choice: University of Connecticut
Club Affiliation: Star Riders
Lacrosse Honors: NYS Section IV All-Division Midfielder 2016, Under Armour Underclass 2019 Team, Brine Nationals 2019 Team, All-Star team at Brine Nationals
What will you major in/study? Biology
Why did you choose UConn? “UConn is a special place and I am proud to be considered a “Husky.” I knew that UConn was the school I wanted to attend as soon as I visited because of it’s lacrosse program, campus culture, high academic standards and an awesome coaching staff. The Lacrosse program is a competitive and challenging. Coach (Katie) Woods and the coaching staff have a vision that I am excited to be part of. I can not wait to be around the team, coaching staff, campus, and culture of UConn.”
HS team’s outlook for 2017 season? “We made it to the Section IV finals for the second year in a row. We have high expectations for the Spring season and can not wait to compete in a very strong schedule.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my parents, my high school coaches (Lacrosse -Jason Westervelt & Koren Kinney, Basketball-Luke McEvoy and Soccer- Jessica Rocco), my club coaches Jeff Matt, Dick Leighton and Lyn Reitenbach. Each of you have influenced a part of my life in your own special way. I would not be “me” without your guidance and support.”
Other schools considered: UNC, Monmouth University, Hartford
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