Maplewood lacrosse siblings Kayleigh Wolff and Cullen Wolff sign with Univ. of Notre Dame and Trinity College, respectively

Kayleigh Wolff signs with Notre Dame.
Kayleigh Wolff with her parents.
Cullen Wolff, seated, signed with Trinity College. Standing from left: SHP Athletic Director Larry Baggitt, SHP head lacrosse coach Dave Giarrusso, Cullen’s mother; SHP President Msg. Michael E. Kelly, and SHP Headmaster Msg. Robert E. Harahan.

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – Maplewood siblings Kayleigh Wolff and Cullen Wolff recently signed letters of intent to continue their lacrosse careers on the collegiate level.

Kayleigh is a senior at all-girls’ Oak Knoll in Summit. She signed with the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.

Cullen is a senior at all-boys’ Seton Hall Prep in West Orange. He signed with Trinity College in Hartford, Conn.

Here is a Q&A session with the siblings:

Kayleigh Wolff:

Q: What were some of the factors in your decision to chose the University of Notre Dame?

A: “Notre Dame felt like home from the first time I stepped onto campus and I know that after my four years there, I will walk out a better person.”

Q: What are your individual and team goals for the lacrosse season this spring at Oak Knoll?

A: “My last Oak Knoll lacrosse season is definitely bittersweet, but my team has a lot ahead of us. My individual goal is to push my teammates and make them better players by how I play. We’re  excited to work for a (Tournament of Champions) title which we’ve been close to for the past few years.”

Q: Who are some of the people  you would like to thank in supporting you?

A: “I would like to thank the Maplewood Lacrosse Community where my 7-year-old self first fell in love with the game, the Oak Knoll and STEPS community where I met my teammates and coaches who have supported my growth, and especially my parents for all of their sacrifices and for being my biggest fans.”

Cullen Wolff:

Q: What were the factors in your decision to chose Trinity College?

A: “I chose Trinity because it was the perfect fit for me, both academically and athletically. I looked at a lot of (Division 1) and (Division 3) schools, but I knew Trinity was where I wanted to be after my first visit.”

Q: What are your individual and team goals for the spring seaon at SHP?

A: “Our goals for this season at SHP is to win the (Tournament of Champions). We have been close the past few years but we all really feel like this year is the year to finally get over the hump and win the state title.”

Q: Who are some of the people  you would like to thank in supporting you?

A: “I would like to thank my parents for all their sacrifices, the Maplewood Lacrosse community for introducing my love for the game, and the Seton Hall Prep community for continuing this passion and helping me grow as a person as well as a leader.”

 

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