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Wave One girls’ recruit: Wantagh 2016 midfielder Sliwak commits to Maryland

Wednesday, 22nd January 2014

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

By K.I. Goldberg, Posted 1/22/14

Wantagh High School sophomore midfielder Nikki Sliwak has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Maryland.

Nikki Sliwak ledger:

Nikki Sliwak

Nikki Sliwak

High School: Wantagh High School

Graduation Year: 2016

Position: Midfielder

College Choice: University of Maryland

Club Affiliation: Top Gun

Major lacrosse honors: Played Varsity since 8th grade, All-Conference, U15 Championship team

What will you major in/study? “I want to be a college lacrosse coach.”

Why did you choose Maryland? “It has been my dream to play for the University of Maryland since 4th grade. I love the big campus and I wanted a real rah,rah school. I really felt a connection with Coach (Cathy) Reese.”

Outlook for your High School team? “We should make it to the County finals again. We have made it to the semis or finals for the past 11 years.”

Thank You: “I want to thank my coach Shannon Smith for teaching me so much, Bill Smith for working so hard on the recruiting side, Mike Lynch for introducing me to Cathy Reese and mostly my Mom for taking me everywhere and being my biggest critic and fan!”

Other schools considered: Northwestern, University of Florida, Duke, Georgetown, Boston College

Wave One Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Nikki Sliwak. Wave One Sports is the leader in custom Lacrosse and Field Hockey uniforms. Please contact Wave One for all your team apparel and equipment needs: Mention and receive a free coach’s gift with your team uniform purchase.



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