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Sports Xpress Recruiting Xclusive: Kayla Burton

November 13, 2012
By Kenneth True of Nations Elite

Kayla Burton is headed to Lehigh for her college career after being recruited by the likes of “James Madison, Boston College, Elon, Quinnipiac, Vermont, Fairfield, Northeastern, and Navy.”

The programs Burton says stood out was “Boston College, James Madison, Quinnipiac, Elon, Fairfield, and Vermont.” But she’ll end up at Lehigh where she says “The coaching staff at Lehigh definitely stood out to me and they are one of the main reasons why I have committed there because their character and personality is so outstanding and after my visits there, I fell in love with the family atmosphere.

Elon’s head coach Charlotte Smith also caught her eye as she says “Coach Smith has and always will be one of my favorite coaches. I still remain in contact with Coach Smith til this day and she is such an inspiration to me and I feel like I can talk to her about anything.”

As for her future team mates at Lehigh Burton says “I have just recently completed my official to Lehigh and I love it. I love my future team mates and had an absolute blast hanging out with them.”

When Kayla arrives on the Lehigh campus she’ll be visited by Kiernan McCloskey and Lexi Martin of which she says “I love those girls, we text each other all of the time and spending time together on our official visit made me feel as though I’ve known them my entire life.”

Before she reaches the Lehigh campus if you’d like to see Kayla in action check here and her Newton South (MA) HS team mates out this winter. 

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