Katie Pelton

Katie Pelton

Graduation Year

2018

Position

Defense

High School

Radnor High School

College

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (DIII)

Why did you pick this college?

I chose MIT because I have always loved STEM and was driven to push myself academically. MIT also has a lot of wonderful travel, internship, and research opportunities.

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

I think you should just trust that everything will work out. I had many doubts throughout the process and ended up at not only the school of my dreams but also the perfect fit for me.

What’s your favorite part of playing for Blast?

My favorite part of Philly Blast Lacrosse was meeting new people and getting to play and have fun with some of the top lacrosse players of my year.

What other colleges were you considering?

I was considering Hamilton and Harvey Mudd for lacrosse seriously.

Achievements, other sports or activities, etc

Lacrosse: Varsity Captain Senior year, PA state championships in 2017, Friends of Radnor Lacrosse Award. Other: National Honors Society, Honor Award, Cornell Award, Started Club Change for Children, Captain of Soccer

 

Additional Comments

Just want to thank Philly Blast for giving me this great opportunity!

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