2022 Julia Downing commits to Bellarmine University!
Player Name: Julia Downing
Grad Year: 2022
College Choice: Bellarmine University (D1)
Date Committed: November 20, 2020
High School: Perkiomen Valley High School
Honors & Accomplishments: Pioneer Athletic Conference All-Division First Team, PIAA All State Honorable Mention
What will you major in/study?: Physical Therapy
Why did you choose this school?: I chose Bellarmine University because of its outstanding academics and its competitive field hockey program. As soon as I stepped onto campus, it felt like home and I can’t wait to grow as a student and as an athlete through all of the amazing opportunities that Bellarmine offers. I loved the team atmosphere and how welcoming the coaching staff was, I can’t wait to be a knight!
Other Colleges considered: Central Michigan University, West Chester University, Ithaca College
Who would you like to thank?: I would like to thank all of the coaches at X-Calibur FHC for always believing in me and for shaping me into the player I am today. Thank you to Brian Hope for helping me get to where I am today and for pushing me to be the best version of myself, as well as Heather Morris for growing my skills and for being a role model for me to help me get to the next level. Thank you to all of my teammates for helping me love the game and for always supporting me. I want to thank my parents for always being at every event and for supporting me to help me succeed! A huge thank you to Coach Boisvert and the Bellarmine coaching staff for believing in me and giving me such an amazing opportunity to play at the next level!