Girls lacrosse: Boyertown senior midfielder Alex O'Herrick signs with Lock Haven

Boyertown senior Alex O’Herrick, flanked by parents Lora and Frank O’Herrick, signs a national letter of intent to accept a Division II lacrosse scholarship to Lock Haven University during a recent signing ceremony at the high school. Also attending the event is Boyertown coach Pam Wernersbach (standing).

Alex O’Herrick at a glance

High School: Boyertown

Graduation year: 2014

Position: Midfield

College choice: Lock Haven

Club Affiliation: Dynamite

Parents: Lora and Frank O’Herrick

Athletic awards: All-area honorable mention midfielder in 2013, Helped Boyertown capture its 10th straight PAC-10 title and extend its win streak to 139 against league opponents

Academic/community service: Volunteer youth coach at BOLT Clinics

College major:  Undecided

Other schools under consideration: Shippensburg, Coastal Carolina, Robert Morris, Temple, Cincinnati

Why did you choose Lock Haven? “I chose Lock Haven because it’s exactly what I was looking for in a college. It’s a smaller school, not too far from home and has a lot to offer academically. When I met the coaches and team I felt an immediate connection and knew I belonged there.”

Reflections on high school career: “My high school career has been an amazing experience. I’ve watched myself grow as a player and person on and off the field, and have many lifelong friendships with my teammates.”

Goals/expectations for college career at Lock Haven: “I need to keep working hard so I can start as a freshman and see a good amount of playing time.”