By Chris Goldberg
LIlacrosseNews.com, Posted 8/14/12
Bay Shore rising senior attack Kaitlyn Arnold has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Fairfield University.
Kaitlyn Arnold log:
High School: Bay Shore High School
Graduation Year: 2013
College Choice: Fairfield University
Club Affiliation: Yellow Jackets Blue
Major lacrosse honors, camps: 2010 Suffolk County Class A Champions; 2010 Suffolk Class A Division Champions; 2011 Suffolk Class A Division Champions; 2011 Suffolk County Class A Semi Finalists; 2012 Long Island Champions; 2012 Suffolk County Class A Champions; 2012 Suffolk County Class A Division Champions; 2011 All Division; 2012 ESPN Watch list; 2012 All Division
Long Island School Girls; Yellow Jacket Championships: National Draw, Lax For the Cure and Lax Inception; had 46 goals and 13 assists in 2012.
Academic honors: National Honor Society; Academic All American; National Service Honor Society; Presidents List; Dean’s List
What will you major in/study? To be decided
Why did you choose the school? “I really like the campus and the girls on the team. When I talked with Coach Waldvogel and Coach Laura, I knew Fairfield was a perfect fit for me. Having my older sister Kayla playing defense for the Stags makes it kind of special that I will get to play with her again. I considered a number of schools, you just know when you have found the right one. I will get to play with a number of girls I competed against on Long Island which will make it fun.”
Family connection: Her sister, Kayla, a rising sophomore and All-County pick at Bay Shore, is a defender at Fairfield.
What is your HS team’s outlook for 2013? “We have some unfinished business to tend to and we have already begun preparing. I hope things click in 2013 and we have the opportunity to compete for a State Title again. Its not easy getting off Long Island, we understand and respect that.”
Other comments: “I would like to thank Coach Allison Pfeffer and Coach John Pfeffer for helping me develop as a player and to understand the importance of academics as well as athletics. I would also like to thank my teammates on Bay Shore and the Yellow Jackets for making it so much fun to play. I would also like to thank my sister Kayla for always dragging me to the late night workouts.”
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