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BHS student to play lacrosse in college

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BHS student to play lacrosse in college
BHS student to play lacrosse in college
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BHS student to play lacrosse in college

SCHOLARSHIPS TO PLAY COLLEGESPORTS -- BUT ITHASN'T BEEN DONE IN LACROSSE --UNTIL NOW.STEVEN COTTRELL IS THE FIRSTFROM THEBAKERSFIELD YOUTH LACROSSELEAGUE TO MAKE THE JUMP.SOT - STEVEN COTTRELL -BAKERSFIELD LACROSSE PLAYER"IT'S JUST MORE SO A BIG STEPPINGSTONE, I HOPE IT SHOWS MORE KIDSTHAT THEY CANACTUALLY DO SOMETHING WITH IT.THIS LEADS TO A FUTURE, "COTRTRELL PICKED UP THE SPORTJUSTTHREE YEARS AGO -- PLAYING FOR APROGRAM RUN OUT OF GARCESMEMORIALHIGH SCHOOL.

-- HE TRANSFERREDTO BHS HIS SENIOR YEAR BUTDIDN'T DROP THESTICK.SOT - STEVEN COTTRELL -BAKERSFIELD LACROSSE PLAYER"PRETTY CRAZY TO THINK THAT IJUST JUMPED IN THE SPORT AND NOWIACTUALLY GOT AN OFFER TO GOCONTINUE IT.

I ALWAYSWOULD'VE THOUGHT IT WOULD'VEBEEN LIKE BASKETBALLOR FOOTBALL, BUT IT JUST TURNEDOUT TO BE LACROSSE."THE LAX STANDOUT WILL HEAD TOMADISON WISCONSIN AND PLAY ATEDGEWOOD COLLEGE FOR THE SCHOOLSINNAGURAL SEASON.SOT - STEVEN COTTRELL -BAKERSFIELD LACROSSE PLAYER"I'VE VISITED THE COLLEGE, GREATATMOSPHERE, MADISONS ABEAUTIFUL TOWN.

LOVE THE PLACETHERE, ACADEMICS AREGREAT, CAMPUS IS GREAT, ALLBEAUTIFUL."A FOOTBALL AND SOCCER PLAYER INHISYOUTH - THE BHS GRAD NEVERIMAGINED PLAYING THIS SPORT ATTHENEXT LEVEL."I WOULD'VE NEVER THOUGHT THATTHIS SPORT WOULD ACTUALLYHAVE LED TO ME BEING ABLE TOPLAY AT COLLEGE OR PLAYLACROSSE IN COLLEGE, LIKE INEVER WOULD'VE THOUGHT THAT."REPORTER TAG:COTTRELL SAID HE DIDN'T EVENCONSIDER PLAYING IN COLLEGEUNTIL HE GOT A TEXT JUST THISPAST JANUARY FROM ACOACH -- AND THE REST ISHISTORY.FOR 23 ABC SPORTS, IM MATTLIVELY,CONNECTING YOU.HERE'S 23ABC'S IMANI STEPHENSWITH A LOOK AT YOUR FORECAST.




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