Posts Tagged ‘College Commits’

’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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’21 Karlyn Antolini Commits to Merrimack

Follow Team 91 on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.  There’s a pretty decent athletic lineage in the Antolini family, and that lineage helped shape Karlyn Antolini into the player she is today. It also recently put a massive smile on her father and coach, Greg‘s face. “All of my friends are the oldest in their families and they’d complain about their younger…

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’20 Katie Poretsky Commits to Stony Brook

Follow Team 91 on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.  Katie Poretsky found herself late in the recruiting process, still without a collegiate home, and was all set to head to a soccer camp practice when she found out that it was cancelled. Fortunately, she still found something to do that day, and it ended up with her committed to play…

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’21 Bryn O’Connor Commits to Albright

Follow Team 91 on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.  Bryn O’Connor knew it right away, and she didn’t feel the need to overthink her decision. It’s never easy to choose a college, but if you know what you’re looking for and the place you’re visiting has it all, there’s no need to go any further. The Team 91 2021 and Rocky Point attacker…

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’20 Keanna Sarmiento Commits to NYIT

Photo via Bill Willets. Follow Team 91 on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.  It’s not a common combination, but it’s one that Keanna Sarmiento feels will put her in a unique situation once she gets out of college. “I want to major in business and minor in psychology,” Sarmiento said. “I took some business classes last year and did really well…

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’20 Bailey Lillis Commits to Hamilton

Follow Team 91 on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.  When Bailey Lillis envisioned her recruitment, she expected the exact opposite of what she ended up getting. “I thought I wanted a Division I school in the South,” said Lillis, a Team 91 2020 and Sayville defender. “I loved the warmth and the beach, and I thought it was what I wanted. I visited…

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