Congratulations Leah Drake, West Chester University!

commitment story by PhilaFH:

Class of 2021
Haverford High school
Main Line Mayhem
Defense/Midfield

College Commitment: #1 West Chester University
NCAA Division II / PSAC
committed November 7, 2019

Wil major in: Business and Marketing

On choosing West Chester: “West Chester seems like a perfect fit for me. The town is adorable and the size and location of the campus is great. WCU offers all the majors I’m interested in and I think I will grow academically there. Lastly, I’m so excited to play for the National Champs!”

Other colleges considered: Temple University and Lehigh University

Field hockey honors: 
PhilaFH Defensive Player of the Week 2019
Haverford Varsity Defensive MVP 2019
Central League All-Star Team Award 2019

Other activities: Student Senate, Diaper Drive, Young Life Club, job at Arrowroot

Other honors: Honor Roll, nominated for Student Advisory Committee

Best field hockey moment: “This past Festival in Tampa, FL, was one of the best experiences ever. I grew so close with my teammates and we played our hearts out on the field.”

Field hockey goals: “I hope to grow in my skills in every aspect of the field. This includes smarter decision making, releasing the ball sooner, and better stick work. I also hope to get faster and stronger.”

Drake’s shout-out: “I would like to thank my mom, Mindy Marcozzi, my dad, Chris Drake, and my grandmother, Pat Marcozzi, for the endless love and support through this process. They are the most wonderful people who have bent over backward and given everything to help me. I would also like to thank my club coach, Alex McMahan, for shaping me into the player I am today.”