Yale Lacrosse Class of 2016 Looks to Make Instant Impact

Kelly Anne Sherlock - #28 - 5-9 - Midfielder
Lloyd Harbor, N.Y. - Cold Spring Harbor - LI Yellow Jackets Lacrosse

High School: Captained lacrosse, winter track and soccer as a senior ... Captain winter track as a junior ... All-County and Academic All-American in Lacrosse ... US Lacrosse School Girls National Tournament LI Metro team No. 1 and No. 2 ... NYS Empire Team Alternate... All-county in winter track in 4x400m and all-conference in 1000m ... Nassau County Senior Scholar Athlete in soccer; team was state semi-finalist ... Scholar-Athlete each year for all sports... National Association of Independent Athletic Administrators (NAIAA) Scholarship Award ... Positive Coaching Alliance Tri-State Triple Impact Competitor Scholarship Award ... Wendy's H.S. Heisman State Finalist/School Winner ... News 12/Capital One Bank Scholar-Athlete Scholarship ... Long Island Metro Lacrosse All Around Player of the Year Scholarship ... Town of Huntington Scholar Athlete Award ... US Marines Distinguished Athlete Award ... Cold Spring Harbor Booster Club Senior Female Scholarship ... Cold Spring Harbor Hall of Fame Lacrosse and Winter Track.

Club Team: LI Yellow Jackets 2012 Blue team ... Played with Yale teammate Nicole Daniggelis.

Notes: Nassau County Outstanding Achievement Award ... School representative to Suffolk County School Superintendents Valedictorians Luncheon ... Debate team captain and state finalist ... VP National Honor Society ... Cold Spring Harbor Executive Board Treasurer ... Spanish National Honor Society. ... National Merit Commended Student ... National AP Scholar with Distinction ... Cold Spring Harbor Art Club President and founder of "Splashes of Hope Club" which paints uplifting murals for pediatric cancer centers at hospitals across the U.S. ... Father, Robert captained the Harvard men's lacrosse team ... Brother, Justin, is co-captain and president of the Harvard men's club lacrosse team ... Uncle David ran track for Purdue ... Uncle John played football and lacrosse for Hofstra.

Why Yale: "The first time I stepped on the campus at Yale I immediately knew it was a perfect fit. Yale has dynamic and friendly people thought leaders among the faculty and high-achieving, competitive students. Yale is known not only for its academic rigor, but also its athletic excellence, combining talented players with passionate coaches. I chose Yale because it perfectly combined all of the college opportunities I dreamed of as a student -athlete."

Tori Virtue - #12 - 5-7 - Midfielder
Rye, N.Y. - Rye High School - CTLF (Connecticut Lacrosse Futures)

High School: Captained varsity field hockey, lacrosse and track and field teams ... All-league, all-section in lacrosse ... Team competed in the NY state semi-finals her senior year ... Academic All-American ... Golden Dozen Award (for athletics, academics and service) ... Con-Edison Scholar-Athlete Award ... Recipient of Irwin "Red" Klein Scholarship.

Notes: In high school, worked with the Invisible Children Foundation to help child soldiers in Uganda ... Interested in photography and tutoring ... Father played and coached at Boston College ... Sister is currently enrolled in the graduate nursing school at Columbia.

Why Yale? "As a walk-on athlete, academics were a clear priority in my college decision. At Yale, I found the perfect combination of leading academics and strong athletics that accompany the beautiful campus and friendly student body. The possibility of being able to play on such an incredible lacrosse team with a great group of girls was also a huge driving factor behind my decision."

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