Player: Madelyn Laird
Sport and Position: Basketball—Center
College/University: Shippensburg University
Planned Major: Exercise Science
Quote: "This scholarship means so much to me. I have an opportunity to play basketball at the D2 level under an amazing coaching staff and further pursue my academic career. My hard work and dedication on/off the court paid off. I am extremely grateful for everything that basketball has given me. I can’t wait to see where my future takes me at Shippensburg University. Go Raiders!"
Major Accomplishments and Interests
- Three-year varsity letter
- Tied for 3rd in #J31 votes, the most by any sophomore, and most for any player at the NEO showcase
- Honor Roll (2018-2019, 2021-2022)
"I would like to thank my trainers, Andrew Kurzawski and Tom Obiecunas, for helping me the past 4 years," said Madelyn. "My AAU coaches at WPA Bruins, Legendz and SLAAM. I am extremely grateful for everything you have taught me. Lastly, my family, couldn’t have done it without all your love and support!"