Vestal Duo Signs LOI To Play Field Hockey & LacrossePosted: Updated:
Vestal, N.Y. - Makayla Kintner and Sydney Washburn have been best friends since they were four years old and today, the duo signed signed their National Letters of Intent together.
"It was a given. There was no one else we would want to sign with other than each other" said Makayla.
"I'm so happy for her. I'm so happy we got to do it together" Sydney said.
Makayla will be playing lacrosse at Division II Seton Hill in Greensburg, Pennsylvania.The two time captain was a a Section IV All-Star for three years and All-Division for two years. Makayla was apart of the 2017 U.S. Lacrosse Upstate New York's National team.
"I just know the lacrosse team at Seton Hill wall allow me to be successful and have the good balance between athletics and academics and that's exactly what I wanted" said Makayla.
Sydney Washburn will be playing field hockey at Division I, Kent State in Ohio. The four-year varsity player has been crowned a Section IV, Division I First-Team All-Star and also earned All-Star Award, Second Team honors. Sydney also helped lead her team to multiple Section IV, Regional and Semifinal Championships.
"The team just loved each other and really enjoyed being their and playing. Same with the coaches, you could just tell, they all were for each other" said Sydney."
Both Makayla and Sydney will attend their colleges in the Fall of 2019.