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Ari Horaitis

Gettysburg College - Lacrosse
What is your major?
What athletic awards did you receive while at Sacred Heart?
Coach's Award (Freshman Year)
Most Improved (Sophomore Year)
MVP Award (Senior Year)
Second Team All-American (Senior Year)
Have you received any awards at your college?
No, none yet.
Why did you choose to play lacrosse at Gettysburg?
I was recruited to Gettysburg for lacrosse.
How did playing sports at Sacred Heart prepare you for playing at Middlebury?
Playing lacrosse at Sacred Heart prepared me for college sports because out team was run pretty much like it is at college, a lot of conditioning and respect for the coaches.
How is playing lacrosse at Gettysburg different from playing at Sacred Heart?
There is a lot more conditioning, running, and the lifting is more intense.
How does being on a team help the transition from high school into college?
It has allowed me to meet more upper classmen by being part of the lacrosse team.
What is your fondest memory from your athletic career at Sacred Heart?
Beating Greenwich Academy in the FAA Championships my sophomore year.
What do you enjoy most about Gettysburg?
I enjoy the opportunity to meet new people.
Who would win in a fight, Middlebury's mascot or the Sacred Heart Tiger?
Well my college mascot is a bullet so unfortunately I am pretty sure the bullet would win.
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Convent of the Sacred Heart

An independent, Catholic school for girls K-12​,​ with ​coed ​Barat Center for Early Childhood Education
1177 King Street
Greenwich, CT 06831
Telephone 203.531.6500