17 Jan Kristine Lilly to recruits: Take care of your own business
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Kristine Lilly, a PCA National Advisory Board Member and former USWNT captain who holds the record for international caps (352), encourages high school athletes who are being recruited for collegiate play to not get caught up on the recruiting trail. Instead, focus on the aspects of your game that are responsible for your high school success.
It can be easy to worry about the various schools that are recruiting (or not recruiting) them. Lilly advises student athletes to continue to work hard in school, receive proper rest and nutrition and improve their overall games.
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