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Girls’ recruit: Wethampton Beach junior attack-midfielder Smith commits to Monmouth

Thursday, 6th December 2012

Categories Girl's/Women's, High school, Recruiting  

By K.I. Goldberg, Posted 12/6/12

Westhampton Beach junior attack-midfielder Alexa Smith has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Monmouth University.

Alexa Smith log:

Alexa Smith

High School: Westhampton Beach

Graduation Year: 2014

Position: Attack/Midfield

College Choice: Monmouth University

Club Affiliation: Top Guns Black

Major lacrosse honors:
9th and 10th grade years: All-League, All-Division, All-County;
Brine All-American Team

Academic Honors: Dist Honor Roll every quarter

What will you major in/study? Speech Pathology or Physicians Assistant

Why did you choose Monmouth? “Monmouth has everything I am looking for in a school. It has strong academics in the areas I am interested in, it is a perfect size for me, it is close to home and the beach, and it has a competitive lacrosse program. After meeting Coach (Denise) Wescott, Coach (Eileen) Ghent and the lacrosse team, I instantly knew that Monmouth was the right school for me.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for next season? “Our High School team just missed making the playoffs last year and should make the playoffs this year and surprise a few teams.”

Additional Comments: “I can’t thank my parents enough for all the guidance and support they gave me as I searched for the right college. I also want to thank my travel coach Shannon Smith.”

Other schools considered: JMU, Villanova, Colgate



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