By Chris Goldberg
LILacrosseNews.com, Posted 11/14/11
Massapequa senior defender Laura Waldron has committed to play Division I lacrosse at Iona College.
Laura Waldron log:
High School: Massapequa High School
Graduation year: 2012
College Choice: Iona College
Club affiliation: Long Island Wave
Lacrosse honors: All-County Honorable Mention 2011, Academic All-American 2011, Champion at Mid Atlantic Tournament in 2009, member of Long Island regional team for the Brine All-American National Lacrosse Classic, Massapequa Varsity Player since freshman year, 3 year scholar athlete.
Academic honors: Member of National Honor Society, High Honor Roll eleven times, Principal’s list twice.
Major: Biology, Pre-Med track
Why did you chose Iona? “I love everything about Iona! Coach (Michelle)Mason is an awesome Coach that I can’t wait to play for. The team is a great group of girls that support each other and love the sport. Academically, Iona is a great school that will create some amazing opportunities for me in the future.”
What is your HS team outlook? “We are all working hard in the off season in order to accomplish our goals. We want to have a great season this season and finish it off by winning counties. We have a great returning group that will make these goals happen.”
Additional comments: “I would like to thank my parents for always being supportive of my interests and choices. They have driven me to every practice and cheered me on at every game. Without their encouragement I would not be where I am today. I would also like to thank my high school coaches and Club coaches. Megan and Leigh-Ann Zimmer helped me become a great lacrosse player by believing in me back in ninth grade. Joe Fanning has always been there with great insight in recruiting and helping me become a better player.”