Sierra McLaughlin

Sierra McLaughlin

Graduation Year

2021

Position

Goalie

High School

Garnet Valley High School

College

Dickinson College (DIII)

Why did you pick this college?

I chose Dickinson because it had everything I was looking for in a school. Academically and athletically it is a perfect fit. I really like the campus and it had a lot of academic opportunities that I liked, such as their study abroad program. I love the coaching staff and the team is so welcoming and friendly.

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

I would say that the process is different for everyone. You shouldn’t feel pressured or be worried about where your friends are with their process. You will find the right school for you. Just relax!

What’s your favorite part of playing for Blast?

My favorite part about playing for Blast is the time spent with my coaches and teammates. I have made amazing friendships with people on my team and my coaches have always been so helpful and encouraging. They all support me inside and outside of lacrosse.

What other colleges were you considering?

Stevens Institute, York, Catholic, VCU, Lafayette, Bucknell, Stevenson

Achievements, other sports or activities, etc

Honor Roll, National Honors Society, 25+ hours of community service, Varsity starter since Sophmore year, 2018 Varsity District Champs, PA State Semi-finalists 2018 & 2019, All-Central League Honorable mention 2019, All-Delco County Honorable mention 2019, Voted team defensive MVP 2019

Additional Comments

I want to thank all my coaches, especially Josie and KG. They are always pushing me to be my best and become a better player. I would also like to thank my family for driving me to endless practices, tournaments, and clinics. They are always supporting me and have helped me tremendously throughout my years of lacrosse. I am extremely thankful to all of you!

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