Top 5o: Wilson High School sophomore Madi Herb commits to University of Connecticut!
Player Name: Madi Herb
Player Ranking: Top 50
Grad Year: 2021
College Choice: University of Connecticut (D1)
Date Committed: April 28, 2019
High School: Wilson High School
Honors/Accomplishments: 2018 AAA Second Team All-State, Berks County First Team All-Division, U16 National Futures Championship, AAU Junior Olympics selection, U16 Stars & Stripes selection
What will you major in/study?: Kinesiology/Exercise Science
Why did you choose this school?: I was very impressed with Uconn’s Kinesiology Department and the Human Performance Lab. The campus is exactly what I was looking for. It is the perfect size and has a great hometown feel. I feel very comfortable with the coaching staff and look forward to working with them. I am excited about the quality of field hockey and the opportunity to be playing for a National Title.
Other Colleges considered:Syracuse, Louisville, Northwestern, Delaware, Miami
Anyone you would you like to thank: I would like to thank all of the coaches throughout the years for their help and guidance, including Matt Soto, Denise Gobrecht, Rene Sutter and many more. I’d especially like to thank Brian Hope for seeing my potential and Kim Underwood for everything you have done for me since third grade. I’d like to thank my older sister Kylie for dragging me along to field hockey many years ago and my parents for their support and guidance.