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First Academy Girls 2024 Matti McGinn Commits to Berry College!

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Congratgulations to Matti on her college choice and good luck in the future!

Matti McGinn

Graduation Year

High School
The First Academy


College Choice
Berry College

Why did you choose this college?
I chose Berry College due to the welcoming and supportive team culture. The lacrosse team is like one big, happy family. I would also like to pursue the exercise science major at Berry.

What Advice Would You Give Those Starting the Recruiting Process?
Keep up the good work and persevere. The process may seem long and intimidating at the beginning, but is totally worth it in the end!

Who Would You Like to Thank for Getting You to Here?
God, for leading me to the right place, and putting supporting people into my life along the journey. My coaches, for guiding me along this journey, and pushing me to get better. My family, for encouraging me every step of the way.

What are your first memories of the sport?
My first memory from lacrosse was setting up for the draw in one of my first middle school games, and feeling very excited.

What is Your Favorite Memory From Your High School Career?
My favorite memory from high school is team karaoke on bus rides back from hard-fought games.

What is Your Stick Brand? And Why?
Gait, because I love the mesh stringing and head style.

Which Lacrosse Player Do You Most Want to Have a Meal With and Why?
I would love to have a meal with Taylor Cummings because she is a strong athlete, and is very invested in her team.

Do You Watch College & Pro Games and What Are You Watching for to Make You a Better Player?
Yes, I enjoy watching college and pro games to see the high speed of the game, as well as offensive plays to better advance my own game.

What’s Your Go-To Meal After a Game?
My go-to meal after a game is an açaí bowl.

What’s the One Thing Your Teammates Would be Surprised to Know About You?
One thing that may surprise my teammates is that I used to have a pet turtle.

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