Meghan McLaughlin

Meghan McLaughlin

Graduation Year

2019

Position

Attack

High School

Garnet Valley High School

College

Virginia Commonwealth University (DI)

Why did you pick this college?

I chose this college because I really like the city of Richmond, which is where the college is located. I also like the atmosphere of VCU. VCU has a lot of opportunities academically. The lacrosse team is fairly new and I am excited to be a part of a growing program. The coaches of the team are super nice and excited for the future of the team.”

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

The advice I would give to younger Blast players is to be confident in yourself and always keep an open mind. Also, be patient during the process and visit as many schools as possible to make sure you find the right school for you!”

What’s your favorite part of playing for Blast?

My favorite part of playing Philly Blast is being able to better my lacrosse skills by learning from great coaches. I learn new things every practice. I also love playing with my teammates and getting to know them these past years.”

What other colleges were you considering?

Campbell, Wofford, Christopher Newport, and Stetson

Achievements, other sports or activities, etc

Honor roll, Interact Club, FCCLA Club

Additional Comments

I would like to thank all of the Philly Blast coaches for teaching me new lacrosse skills every practice. Also, I want to thank Josie for being very helpful throughout this process. Thank you to my school coaches at Garnet Valley, Coach Purvis and Coach Cini, for helping me grow as a player. I want to thank all of my teammates for always challenging me at practices and making practice more fun. Also, I want to thank my sister for always being my practice buddy and cheering for me at all of my games. Thank you to my Dad for introducing me to and teaching me about the game of lacrosse. Lastly, I want to thank my parents for always supporting me and coming to all of my games. I wouldn’t be where I am today without you.”

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