Sung inks thirteen signees

BLACKSBURG- Head Coach John Sung and the Virginia Tech lacrosse team welcomed their 2021 Signing Class this week. Thirteen athletes signed their National Letters of Intent and will join Hokie Nation in the Fall of 2017.

The Class of 2021 will include 13 young women from eight different states including Virginia, Minnesota, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey. Virginia holds the majority with five women.

Coach Sung welcomes his inaugural recruiting class after joining Virginia Tech this spring. “I am pleased to welcome these young women to Blacksburg,” said Coach Sung. “I believe that my inaugural recruiting will be critical to our rebuilding process.”

Elena Ricci

Alexandria, Va.

St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes / Capital Lacrosse

“Elena is a great two-way midfielder. She brings a lot of athleticism and determination to our program. She could be a kid who could come in and make an immediate impact on our team.”

Lea Cox

Alexandria, Va.

St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes / Capital Lacrosse

“Lea has great vision on the offensive end. She does a great job of incorporating her teammates around her.”

Carly Goetz

Chaska, Minn.

Chaska High School / Minnesota Elite

“Carly is a work horse. Her athleticism and ability to work hard allow her to get up and down the field to work on both sides of the ball. I think her leadership experience of being captain of her high school lacrosse and basketball teams will translate well into our culture.”

Morgan Berman

Suwanee, Ga.

Lambert High School / Midwestern Force

“Morgan will bring an immediate presence in the goal. Her quick hands and her ability to handle the ball separates her from the competition.”

Mackenzie Bolt

Tully, N.Y.

Tully High School / Common Goal

“Mackenzie is a very smooth player. She is extremely quick in the midfield. She will definitely help us with our transition game.”

Reilly Reed

Chapel Hill, N.C.

East Chapel Hill High School / Carolina Fever

“Reilly has great size. Her hand-eye coordination and vision of the field make her an outstanding player.”

Leigh Lingo

Rehoboth Beach, Del.

Worcester Prep High School / Eastern Shore Lacrosse

“Leigh is another two-way midfielder for our program. She was an All-American as a junior in high school and we know she will continue her success into her senior season this spring.”

Jenna Doyle

Pittsford, N.Y.

Pittsford High School / Common Goal

“Jenna is a defense midfielder with tremendous spend. Her ability to defend on and off ball make her an asset to our program.”

Mackenzie Wallace

Chantilly, Va.

Bishop Ireton / M & D Lacrosse

“Mackenzie is a defender out of Bishop Ireton which is one of the best high schools in Virginia. Mackenzie has great size and will be bring her athletic ability to our team.”

Caroline Barwick

Fallston, Md.

John Carroll High School / TLC Lacrosse

“Caroline a utility player who can play in multiple positions. Her confidence on both offense and defense will prove to be an asset to our team.”

Paige Petty

Bernardsville, N.J.

Bernards High School / T3 Lacrosse

“Paige is the fastest kid in our recruiting class. Her explosive speed will be key in order to keep the pace of game quick.”

Emma Crooks

Great Falls, Va.

Connelly School of the Holy Child / Crash Lacrosse

“Emma is another kid who can play multiple positions. She has great open field speed and will be another asset to our transition game. Her speed will also help keep up the tempo of the game.”

Sarah Lubnow

Falls Church, Va.

George Mason / Crash Lacrosse

“Sarah was a late addition to our signing class. She is a powerful two-way midfield and has great presence on the field.”

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