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Women’s recruit: Kent Island senior midfield Ackermann commits to Penn State

Wednesday, 29th February 2012

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 2/29/12

Kent Island senior midfield Amanda Ackermann has committed to play Division I lacrosse at Penn State University.

Amanda Ackermann log:

Amanda Ackermann

High School: Kent Island High School

Graduation Year: 2012

Position: Midfield

College Choice: Penn State University

Club Affiliation: Maryland United Lacrosse Club (2012 East)

Major lacrosse honors: Coaches Award freshman year, MVP award sophomore year, Lead Scorer junior year.

All-Star Teams: Women’s Division National Team three years in a row. (2009, 2010, 2011)

Academic honors: 4 year Honor Roll

What will you major in/study? Kinesiology

Why did you choose PSU? “I chose Penn State because I absolutely love the family atmosphere! I’m glad to be coached under a fresh start by Missy Doherty. It is a great school, a great program, and I cant wait to be a Nittany Lion! Go State!”

What is your outlook for the upcoming season? “My high school lacrosse outlook for this year is to win our division (North Baysides), and as a captain I look forward to taking my team into playoffs and finish with a good record!”

Additional comments: “I would like to thank my mother for all the love and support that she has given me through my life, and how she has always pushed me to be my best, not just in lacrosse but in everything I do!”

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