Ellie Knott, a junior from Bryn Mawr (Baltimore, Md.), has verbally committed to play women's lacrosse for Denver.
Knott plays midfield and attack for the Mawritans who finished as IAAM semifinalists last season.
Bryn Mawr finished as the No. 9 team in the POWERADE FAB 50 after posting wins over FAB 50 teams: St. Stephen's a St. Agnes (Alexandria, Va.), Roland Park (Baltimore, Md.), Dulaney (Timonium, Md.) and John Carroll (Bel Air, Md.) last season.
ESPNHS: What other school’s did you consider?
EK: “Virginia Tech, Boston College, James Madison, University of Virginia, Johns Hopkins.”
ESPNHS: What made Denver such an attractive choice?
EK: “I really like that the University is fully committed to the success of their lacrosse programs. Coach Kelly believes in the future success of Denver women's lacrosse, and I am so excited to be a part of it!”
ESPNHS: What surprised you about the recruiting process?
EK: “I never realized how fast the process would move, and how busy your junior fall becomes.”
ESPNHS: What was the most important question you asked college coaches during the process?
EK: “I made sure to ask what the balance between Lacrosse, Academics, and college life was at each school.”
ESPNHS: What one piece of advice would you give to other players who are just starting on the recruiting process?
EK: “Keep an open mind, relax, and take your time to make the best possible choice for you.”
ESPNHS: Is there anything about the recruiting process that you think could change that would have made it easier or less stressful for you?
EK: “I should have listened to everyone from the beginning when they told me it would all work out, because it did!”
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