Kylie Gioia

Kylie Gioia

Graduation Year

2021

Position

Attack

High School

Marple Newtown

College

University of Cincinnati (DI)

Why did you pick this college?

I chose this college because the athletic facilties were a dream. The coaches and team were so very welcoming, it just felt like home.

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

Take it slow. Don’t rush at your first opportunity when it comes to the door. Coaches evaluate all through the fall too so it would be better to explore your options throughout the fall season. Visit as many campuses as possible, you never want to miss a campus that you could fall in love with.

What’s your favorite part of playing for Blast?

The coaching staff makes us work so hard to achieve our goals. I’ve made a ton of new friends playing Philly Blast and I wouldn’t change it for anything.

What other colleges were you considering?

Temple, Duquesne, Pitt, VCU, Bryant, UMBC

Achievements, other sports or activities, etc

Honor Roll, Field Hockey: 3 Year Varsity starter, Lead in most goals sophomore & junior seasons. Second Team All Central 2018 & 2019. Honorable Mention All Delco 2018 & 2019. Lacrosse: 127 Draw Controls Sophomore Year, Philly National Tournament Team 2018 & 2019, Team MVP 2019, Honorable Mention All Central 2018 & 2019.

Additional Comments

I would like to thank Josie for all her hard work and dedication throughout the 7 years I’ve played. She has been nothing but a role model to me and I am very thankful for her.

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