By Chris Goldberg
LILacrosseNews.com, Posted 2/11/12
Eastport South Manor junior midfield Marissa Gurello has committed to play Division I lacrosse at the University of New Hampshire.
Marissa Gurello log:
High School: Eastport South Manor
Graduation Year: 2013
College Choice: University of New Hampshire
Club Affiliation: Long Island Yellow Jackets
Major lacrosse honors: 2009 Coaches Award, 2010 All-Division, 2011 All-County, Scholar Athlete 2010-2011, Long Island Metro School Girls team 2 (2011).
Academic honors: National Honors Society, World Language Honors Society, National Fine Arts Award, Principal’s Honor Roll (2009-2012).
What will you major in/study? Psychology
Why did you choose New Hampshire? “I chose the University of New Hampshire because it is the total package for me. It has amazing coaches, a great support staff, and is the perfect fit for me academically as well. When I visited the campus I had the opportunity to meet with the coaches and the entire UNH team, and felt right at home.”
What is your High School team’s outlook for the season? “We have high expectations for this year. Last year we lost in the Suffolk County Semi-Final game, so this year we are working hard to make it to the County Finals and hopefully even further.”
Additional comments: “There are many people who have contributed to making me the lacrosse player I am today, and I am grateful for each and every one of them. I would like to thank my parents and my sister for supporting me through my entire lacrosse career and all of the challenges that came with it. Without them I would certainly not be where I am now. I would also like to thank all of my coaches throughout the years for bringing out my full potential as a player and as a teammate. Lastly, I would like to thank my teammates. You guys are the people who bring out the best in me, both on the field and off.”
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