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Women’s recruit: St. Mary’s Annapolis junior goalie Gielner commits to UMBC

Monday, 12th March 2012

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 3/12/12

St. Mary’s Annapolis junior goalie Kelly Gielner has committed to play Division I lacrosse at UMBC.

Kelly Gielner log:

Kelly Gielner

High School: St. Mary’s, Annapolis

Graduation Year: 2013

Position: Goalie

College Choice: UMBC

Club Affiliation: Chesapeake Club Lacrosse (CClax)

Major lacrosse honors: Maximum Exposure All Star Team

Academic honors, service projects: Honor Roll, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

What will you major in/study? Pre-Physical Therapy

Why did you choose UMBC? “When I visited UMBC, I felt really comfortable and welcomed by the players. I knew right away that UMBC was the school for me. The combination of academics and lacrosse were the perfect match. The coaches also played a major role in my decision. UMBC is the perfect location and not far from home. The school is a great fit and I can not wait to be a Dawg.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for the season? “My team is looking forward to a great season. We have many returning seniors with a mix of underclassmen.”

Additional Comments: “I would like to thank my mom for always being in the stands cheering me on. A thank you to my dad for teaching me the game of lacrosse and stringing all of my sticks. I would also like to thank my club and school coaches. A special thanks to all of the wonderful players I have played with and against. I have met so many great lacrosse people over the years.”



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