Posts Tagged ‘College Commits’

’22 Rapid Fire Bella Rupolo Commits to Western Connecticut

Follow Team 91 on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Bella Rupolo knew going into her recruitment that she wanted one thing above all else. It didn’t necessarily matter where the school was located, as she initially thought she’d want to go South but decided against it after the pandemic started. It wasn’t a lacrosse fit, either. Rupolo just knew that…

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’21 Olivia Bento Commits to Limestone

Follow Team 91 on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Originally, Olivia Bento didn’t have a very long list of characteristics that she was looking for in a school. The Team 91 2021 attacker by way of St. Anthony’s knew that she wanted to study nursing, that she’d like to play Division II lacrosse and that she wanted to get away from the…

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’21 Kristen Vaccarelli Commits to Hartwick

It wasn’t long into Sam Tilts‘ coaching career that she realized that she had something special in Kristen Vaccarelli (highlights). The Team 91 2021 midfielder by way of Half Hollow Hills West didn’t take long to endear herself to Tilts, who noticed that Vaccarelli was always flying around the field to make plays. It’s when Tilts knew that Vaccarelli could…

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’21 Chloe Mihos Commits to Hartford

Follow Team 91 on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. There are players who play a sport their entire lives and won’t reach the highest level of college sports. Playing Division I is, at some point, every kid’s dream, and most won’t ever attain it. Then there are people like Chloe Mihos. “I used to be a competitive dancer,” said Mihos, a Team…

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’21 Josie Lettieri Commits to Dominican

Follow Team 91 on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. When her recruitment first started, Josie Lettieri had her sights set on the whole Division I lifestyle. The Team 91 2021 attacker by way of St. Anthony’s wanted to go to a big football school that offered the highest level of lacrosse and social scene, but after she started to look at schools in…

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’21 Michaela Lyons Commits to Southern Connecticut

Follow Team 91 on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.  Both Michaela Lyons and Sam Tilts can pinpoint the exact moment that changed the former’s career at the latter’s request, and both can remember it like it was yesterday. “We were short on defenders at a tournament in Florida in the fall of 2018, and we asked her to move back from midfield…

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’21 Jasmine Soriano Commits to Wagner

Follow Team 91 on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.  Samantha Tilts knew early on that Jasmine Soriano was unique when Soriano joined the Team 91 2021 team, but she didn’t quite realize how special the attacker and midfielder by way of Long Beach was until the first time that Soriano sent her a report card. “I remember the first time that…

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’21 Jillian O’Brien Commits to Merrimack

Follow Team 91 on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.  Jill O’Brien‘s timing was far from perfect. The Ward Melville defender was looking for a team to play for two years ago with fall ball in full swing, and the Team 91 2021 coaches had already decided that the roster was full. Or so they thought. “As soon as Jill stepped onto the…

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’21 Kate Laico Commits to Pace

Follow Team 91 on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.  Kate Laico didn’t have a clue as to what she was looking for. Going into this summer with Team 91 2021, Laico knew that her summer performance could open a lot of doors, particularly with Division I schools, who could start contacting 2021s on Sept. 1. Once that time came, though, she…

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