Delaney Ashworth

Delaney Ashworth

Graduation Year

2021

Position

Midfield

High School

Avon Grove High School

College

High Point University (DI)

Why did you pick this college?

I chose High Point due to the atmosphere of the team and how hard everyone pushes each other to achieve their greatest. The coaching staff is amazing and the players are so welcoming and excited for the future of High Point lacrosse. The campus and facilities are also so beautiful.

What advice would you give to younger Blast players beginning the recruiting process?

During the recruiting process, relax!! Patience and staying positive is huge, everything will work out as it’s supposed to, so keep working hard!

What’s your favorite part of playing for Blast?

My favorite part of playing Philly Blast is the amazing coaches and teammates that I have been grateful enough to meet and build relationships with. I am always so excited for practices and tournaments to spend time with these lifetime friends I have made that I may not see everyday. The chemistry we have built while playing together is truly so much fun to experience.

What other colleges were you considering?

UCONN, VCU, Davidson, Colgate

Achievements, other sports or activities, etc

Top 7% in my high school class; 25+ hours of community service in 2019; Avon Grove President’s Award for leadership, scholarship, citizenship, and sportsmanship in 2017, Distinguished Honors all years of high school. Lacrosse: 2019 UA Underclass Tryout AllStar team, 2019 All-Chesmont Honorable Mention; Achieved 100th career goal during Sophomore year, setting a new school record!; Freshman and Sophomore varsity starter; leading scorer on high school varsity team 2019; WPLL Futures PA team 2018; Penn State camp AllStar 2019

Additional Comments

I want to thank Josie for her endless help and guidance through this process, and her great coaching that has completely helped in my growth as a player. Thank you so much to my parents who support me unconditionally and are my biggest cheerleaders every single day! I love you both so much and I can’t wait for your visits down to High Point!!

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