Top 50 2023 Mia Abello
commits to University of Virginia!
Player Name: Mia Abello
Grad Year: 2023
Player Ranking: Top 50
College Choice: University of Virginia (D1)
Date Committed: September 27, 2021
High School: The Kinkaid School
Club: Texas Pride
Honors/Accomplishments: 2021 Rise Selection Camp, U19 Nexus Championship, U19 Stars & Stripes Elite Game, 2020 All-SPC.
What will you major in/study?: Potentially Foreign Policy
Why did you choose this school?: I chose UVA because of the high academics, competitive athletics, and overall good energy. There is a great balance between academics and the high intensity field hockey program. The campus and school feel was awesome, and I am excited to be in the Blue Ridge Mountains!
Other Colleges considered: ACC, Ivy League, and Big Ten schools
Who would you like to thank?: Thank you to my entire family for always supporting and cheering me on! I am grateful to have a coaches like Tina Edmonds who has shown me what determination and passion look like and Jackie Ciconte who has allowed me to have such a positive high school field hockey experience. I would also like to thank my teammates for making me a better player and challenging me to reach my full potential. Lastly, I would like to thank the UVA coaching staff for believing in me and giving me this opportunity.