By Chris Goldberg
LILacrosseNews.com, Posted 4/3/15
Plainedge 2017 attack-midfielder Alexandra Di Chiara has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Denver.
Alexandra Di Chiara ledger:
High School: Plainedge
Graduation Year: 2017
College Choice: University Of Denver
Club Affiliation: Long Island Yellow Jackets 2017 Blue
Lacrosse Honors: National Draw Champion, North East Regional National Champion, 3x Lax for Cure Champion, 2x Lax by the Sea Champion, 2x Ocean City Beach Lax Champion, 2x Wounded Warrior Champion, Babylon Lax Blast Champion, T-3 Face-Off Champion, 2x Shamrock Shootout Champion, Nike Cup Finalists, Brine All-American National Classic Finalist, U15 National Championships- Quarter Finalists, Nike Elite 120, U15 National Champions 2014, Northstar Invitational 2014, Philly Girls Showcase 2014 (MVP), Frozen 150 Showcase (MVP)
What will you major in/study? Business or Science
Why did you choose Denver? “The University of Denver offers excellent academics and a top Division 1 lacrosse program. It’s a great balance of the two. I really love the coaching staff at DU and I can’t wait to be a part of their team.”
Outlook for your High School season? “The majority of the team is underclassmen. We hope to build a program that will be successful throughout the season and the future.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my family for all of their support and the Long Island Yellow Jackets Organization for making me the player I am today. A special thank you to Coach Huff and Coach Cook as well as my teammates. My deepest gratitude to Coach Jim Ceraso for putting a stick in my hand in the 3rd grade and for teaching me how to play the game.”
Other schools considered: Johns Hopkins, Notre Dame and Stony Brook
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