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Germantown Academy’s Metzker (defenseman) heads incoming recruits at Southwestern (TX)

Wednesday, 25th August 2010

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Recruiting  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/25/10
From Press Releases and Staff Reports

Germantown Academy’s Cameron Metzker (defenseman) heads the list of 13 incoming recruits for Division III Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas.

Joe Ernst, Southwestern University head coach, announced that the class consists of two attackmen, five midfielders, five defensemen and one goalie. They hail from four states including Texas, Colorado, New York, and Pennsylvania.

“We really looked to improve in many areas including face offs, scoring and defense and we feel that we have accomplished this and then some,” said Ernst, whose team competed as an NCAA-sanctioned program for the first time in 2010. “Not only has our depth gone up but the athleticism and talent level of our team has made great strides.”

Metzker, an Honorable Mention Inter-Ac League pick, was honored as the Outstanding Senior Player at Germantown Academy for 2010.

Southwestern plays in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference and went 1-11 last year.

The recruits:
Cameron Metzker-Defense (6’1″, 190lbs, Houston, TX-Germantown Academy)

Carter Cowan-Attack (5’10″, 185lbs, Austin, TX-St. Andrew’s) All-SPC 2010
Michael Villa-Attack (6’1″, 175lbs, San Antonio, TX-Central Catholic) All-State 2010
Gus Brunger-Midfield/FO (6’3″, 190lbs, Castle Rock, CO-Castleview) All-State 2010
Tyler Downing-Midfield (6′, 185lbs, Austin, TX-McNeil) All-District 2010
Alex Michael-Midfield (5’6″, 150lbs, Houston, TX-Westside) All-District 2010
Connor Smith-Midfield/FO (6′, 190lbs, Southlake, TX-Southlake Carroll)
Jeremy Tufnell-Midfield (6′, 175lbs, Flower Mound, TX-Coppell) All-District 2010
Daniel Ayala-Defense/LSM (6′, 180lbs, Helotes, TX-Central Catholic) All-State 2010
Mitch Lundquist-Defense (5’10″, 165lbs, Cypress, TX-Cy-Fair) All-State 2010
Pierce MacGuire-Defense (6’1″, 195lbs, Lawrence, NY-Portsmouth Abbey School)
Jake Phillips-Defense (6’4″, 210lbs, Spring Branch, TX-Canyon Lake)
Eric Swenson-Goalie (6′, 165lbs, Golden, CO-Chatfield)

The Pirates have also bolstered their schedule this year, most notably adding RPI, which was ranked #12 in the country as of the end of the 2010 season and was an NCAA tournament participant.

2011 Southwestern University Men’s Lacrosse Schedule

Feb. 4 at Texas Club (scrimmage) 7:00 p.m.
Feb. 19 University of Dallas TBA
Feb. 25 at Christopher Newport 7:00 p.m.
Feb. 27 at Randolph-Macon 12:00 p.m.
Mar. 7 vs. Marymount (Va.) @ Houston, TX 7:00 p.m.
Mar. 10 Trine 3:00 PM Mar. 13 Berry College 1:00 p.m.
Mar. 15 Rensselaer TBA
Mar. 18 at Centre * TBA
Mar. 20 at Sewanee * TBA
Apr. 2 at Colorado Col. * 12:00 p.m.
Apr. 3 at Millsaps * 12:00 p.m.
Apr. 8 Birmingham Southern * TBA
Apr. 10 Oglethorpe * TBA
Apr. 17 Hendrix * TBA
Apr. 22 at SCAC Tournament * TBA

* SCAC opponent

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