Top 50: Lawrence High School junior Talia Schenck commits to Cornell University!
Player Name: Talia Schenck
Player Ranking: Top 50
Grad Year: 2022
College Choice: CornellUniversity (D1)
Date Committed: August 19, 2020
State: New Jersey
High School: Lawrence High School
Club: Princeton FHC
What will you major in/study?: Animal Science/Pre-Vet
Honors and Accomplishments: 2019 MAX Field Hockey Second Team All-Region, CVC Player of the Year & First Team All-Star, Trenton Time Area Player of the Year, First Team CJFHCA, Second Team All-Group 2, U16 Junior National Camp, U16 Stars & Stripes Elite Game, U16 National Futures Championship
Why did you choose this school?: Cornell has one of the top pre-vet programs in the country, making it the perfect fit for my intended major. I love Ithaca and Cornell’s campus. Coach Smith is really enthusiastic and I’m very excited to play for him.
Other Colleges Considered: Princeton University, University of Connecticut, Pennsylvania State University, Rutgers University, Syracuse University, Monmouth University
Who would you like to thank?: Most importantly, I would like to thank my parents for the endless support and opportunities they’ve given me. I want to thank all of my PFHC coaches, especially Carla Tagliente for helping me become the player I am today. I would also like to thank my friends, teammates, and high school coaches for all their support. Last but not least, I’d like to thank Coach Smith for giving me this amazing opportunity.