By Chris Goldberg
Baltimorelacrossenews.com, Posted 8/16/12
Manheim Township (Pa.) rising junior attack Gabby Cardina has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Maryland Baltimore County.
Gabby Cardina log:
High School: Manheim Township, Pa.
Graduation Year: 2014
College Choice: UMBC
Club Affiliation: X-treme Lacrosse
Major lacrosse honors: Central PA All-Star team
Academic honors: Honor Roll and Student Council member
What will you major in/study? undecided
Why did you choose the school? “I felt it was a perfect fit for me because UMBC has everything I need to be successful in both my lacrosse career and my education. I admire UMBC’s high-level academics and its convenient campus. Also, I love the coaches and am excited to continue playing lacrosse as a Retriever!”
Outlook for 2013 HS season: “My goal for this Spring is to go undefeated and keep our league and district titles.”
Other schools considered: Lehigh, High Point
Other comments: “I’d like to thank my coach, Mark Pinkerton, for being a great coach and always pushing for my success; my parents for being my biggest fans; and my teammates because I couldn’t ask for a better group of girls to enjoy the sport with.”