By K.I. Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 2/26/14
Vero Beach High School (FL) junior midfielder Abby Shields has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Furman University.
Abby Shields ledger:
High School: Vero Beach High School
Graduation Year: 2015
College Choice: Furman University
Club Affiliations: Stickbenders, XTEAM 2015 Black
Major lacrosse honors: 2012 Florida State Champions, 2013 Florida State Champions, 1st Team All-Area, 1st Team All-District, 2nd Team All-Region, 2nd Team All-League, U15 Southeast Region Champions, Champions Cup, Capital Cup, Mid Atlantic and President’s Cup – StickBenders, XTEAM Black 2015 – The Rise and Biggie 10
What will you major in/study? Health Sciences
Why did you choose Furman? “I chose Furman because I realized how well of a fit the school was for me. I fell in love with the idea of establishing a new program & the gorgeous campus. In addition, Coach (Rachel) Whitten, (Amber) Falcone, & Gabi (Wiegand) are all awesome coaches and I’m looking forward to playing for them!”
Outlook for your High School team? “For the 2014 season, we have an incredibly tough schedule but I’m very excited. We get to play top teams like McDonogh, Moorestown, & St. Anthony’s. If we play to the top our game I think we will have a very successful season and I’m looking forward to winning a 9th consecutive State Championship.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my parents for having a lot of patience with me throughout the recruiting process and supporting me in everything I do. Also, all my coaches who have pushed me to the best of my abilities and helping me grow as a player to be able to play at the Division 1 college level.”
Other schools considered: Virginia Tech, Towson, Johns Hopkins
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