Girls Basketball: Neuqua Valley’s Bryce Menendez chooses Lehigh

Neuqua's Bryce Menendez (left) blocks a shot from South Elgin's Kennede Miller at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, Ill., on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. | Corey R. Minkanic/For Sun-Times Media   ORG XMIT: .
Neuqua's Bryce Menendez (left) blocks a shot from South Elgin's Kennede Miller at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, Ill., on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. | Corey R. Minkanic/For Sun-Times Media ORG XMIT: .

Lehigh was the first NCAA Division I school to recruit Neuqua Valley’s Bryce Menendez.

While the 6-2 center flirted with other top-notch academic universities like Princeton and Yale, she ultimately returned to her initial suitor, accepting an offer from the Patriot League institution.

Menendez became the fifth Neuqua Valley basketball player to commit to play college basketball in the past three months and the first from the Class of 2015.

“I’m very excited,” Menendez said. “I wanted a good-sized school with great academics and the team had to be a good fit. All the players I met at Lehigh were awesome.

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