By Chris Goldberg
BaltimoreLacrosseNews.com, Posted 1/7/15
McDonogh School 2018 goalkeeper Julia Cooper has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Stanford University.
Julia Cooper log:
High School: McDonogh School
Graduation Year: 2018
College Choice: Stanford University
Club Affiliation: M&D 2018 Black
Lacrosse Honors: UNC Summer Elite Goalie MVP (and Night Team Champ); Stanford Summer Elite Cardinal Award; Stanford Winter Elite Goalie Award (and Night Team Champ); Winner of 16 National Tournaments with M&D, including Club National Championship, National Draw, Brine National Championship, Mid-Atlantic Championship, Chesapeake Cup, BeachLax Festival, etc. Selected to the Elite 120.
Academic Honors: Recipient of the A. Ludlam Michaux Award for Character and Influence, June, 2014; Dean’s List, Fall, 2014
What will you major in/study? Undecided
Why did you choose Stanford? “My academic interests lie mainly in the STEM areas, and Stanford’s computer science and engineering programs are among the best. I also like the Stanford coaching staff, the current commits and the team atmosphere.”
Outlook for 2015 HS season? “McDonogh’s Varsity will begin 2015 riding a 112-game winning streak and looking for it’s 6th consecutive National Championship. Each of our opponents will be highly motivated to end our run!”
• Thanks to Amy Bokker, Liz Hogan and Chelsea Gamble for taking a risk on a freshman
• Thanks to Navy’s Megan Huether for turning a little 5th grader into a potential D-1 goalie
• Thanks to Maryland’s Cathy Reese and staff for their interest and continued support throughout the recruiting process
• Thanks to my Club/HS coaches, Scott and Chris Robinson for building terrific programs
• Thanks to Mom and Dad for escorting me around the country to play lacrosse!
Other schools considered: Maryland, Naval Academy
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