By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 9/11/16
St. Anthony’s (N.Y.) 2020 midfielder Alexa Gentile has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of North Carolina.
Alexa Gentile profile:
High School: Saint Anthony’s, N.Y.
Graduation Year: 2020
College Committed to: University of North Carolina
Club Affiliation: LI Yellow Jackets
Major lacrosse honors: 7th and 8th grade varsity starter midfielder, 8th grade all county player of the year. Top 100 players to watch pre season varsity, U15 2019 all tournament team champions- 2016, UNC camp champion. MVP, Nassau county champions
What will you major in/study? Undecided
Why did you choose this school? “I chose the University of North Carolina because of the outstanding academics it offered and the amazing sports program. Coach (Jenny) Levy and the assistants are absolutely amazing and I couldn’t picture myself at another college. The campus and the surrounding area made me really feel like I was at home and being there was an amazing experience. It’s the perfect fit for me!”
HS team’s outlook for 2017 season? “Very promising and I can’t wait to be a part of Saint Anthony’s lacrosse program.”
People to thank: “I want to thank my parents, especially my father, for all the time he has spent and will continue to spend with me training and practicing! I could not be where I am today without all the support and help from all my coaches, trainers, teammates, friends and my community.”
Other schools considered: Northwestern, Maryland, Syracuse, Hopkins, USC, Notre Dame
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