TOP 50: Fredericksburg Academy junior Grace Norair commits to Duke University!
Player Name: Grace Norair
Player Ranking: Top 50
Grad Year: 2021
College Choice: Duke University (D1)
Date Committed: September 3, 2019
High School: Fredericksburg Academy
Position: Midfield/ Forward
What will you major in/study?: Undecided
Honors and Accomplishments: 2019 MAX Field Hockey High School Mid-Atlantic Region Player to Watch, Rise Selection Camp, O-16 Junior National Camp, O-16 Stars & Stripes Game, U16 National Futures Championship, 2018 MAX Field Hockey Second Team All-Mid-Atlantic Region, VISAA Division II First Team All-State
Why did you choose this school?: I fell in love with Duke at a very young age. Throughout the recruitment process my mind and heart kept coming back to Duke. The support for the student athletes really stood out to me as well as the academic rigor of the school as a whole. The field hockey program inspired me because of the dedication not only the players had to the cause but the coaches as well.
Other Colleges Considered: Wake Forest, Harvard, Virginia
Who would you like to thank?: I’d like to thank my family, especially my parents for driving me all over the place for field hockey and always being my biggest supporters. My coaches for taking the time to work with me and allowing me to become a better player. Most of all I’d like to say thank you to the Duke coaching staff for seeing something in me and giving me the amazing opportunity to play at Duke.