Congratulations, Julia Rappaport – Wellesley College

College commit story by PhilaFH


College Commitment: Wellesley College
NCAA Division III / Liberty League
committed December 2017

Intended major: English

On choosing Wellesley: “I chose Wellesley because of its rigorous academics and the homey feeling I got while on campus. Everyone is so welcoming and willing to help you even though they have never met me before. I also love the field hockey program because everyone is so committed to working hard on and off the field to becoming a better team.”

Other colleges considered: Clark University, Bryn Mawr College

Field hockey honors: Best Offense Award, Coaches Award

Other activities: Main Line Mayhem, Track, School Newspaper

Other honors: National Honor Society, Honor Roll (2011-present)

Best field hockey moment: “My favorite field hockey moment was when my school team rallied to come back to tie against one of the strongest teams in the league in the last minute. We all played cohesively and worked hard together to work the ball of the field to score two amazing goals.”

Field hockey goals: “My field hockey goals are to become a better leader and player by giving 110% at practice.”

Rappaport’s shout-out: “I would like to thank my parents for going to every tournament, showcase, etc. no matter where or when it was taking place. I would also like to thank my club coach, Alex McMahan, for always pushing me to be a better player and leader on and off the field. Lastly, I would like to thank my school coaches, Coach Parker and Coach McDevitt, for pushing me to try out a new position on the field and becoming a more well-rounded player.”



The Main Line Field Hockey Club

The Main Line Field Hockey Club (“Mayhem”) is the first field hockey club to offer advanced skills development in the heart of the Main Line of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. MAYHEM is about MORE than just field hockey. It’s about building confidence in young women that will change their lives, and it’s about coaches who are not only experts in their craft but who serve as role models.