By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/23/11
Somerville (N.J.) junior face-off specialist/midfielder Casey McAdam has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Lehigh University.
Casey McAdam’s log:
High School: Somerville High School, Somerville, NJ
Graduation Year: 2013
Position: Face off/ Midfielder
College Choice: Lehigh
Club Affiliation: Leading Edge 2013
Major lacrosse honors: 1st Team All-Raritan, 2nd Team All-Curcio, 2010 Face-off Club Combine Champion, MVP Lehigh Showcase, Member of winning team at Garden State Challenge, Rutgers MVP and the NSCLA Championship.
Academic honors: High Honor Roll, Ten for Ty, Started a fundraiser for my high school lax captain with cancer Tyler Morgan; started the annual food drive for Somerville Varsity Football team.
What will you major in/study? Engineering
Why did you choose school? “It’s got a great engineering program and a great lacrosse team.”
What is your HS team’s outlook for next year? “Somerville program is only 7 years old. Last year we were 14-4. We went to the semifinals of the States last season, led by five sophomore players. We were beat by one of the top teams in the state, Summit. This year we want to take it all, Counties and States!”
Other comments: “I would like to thank my parents for all their hard work and expense; the Branchburg Lacrosse program, especially Coach Raposo, Coach McKeon, and Coach Remoli. They worked hard to make me a strong lax player. I would like to thank my high school coaches, Coach Eaton and Coach Dugan and my Leading Edge coaches. Thanks.” to John Ortolani, (Boston Cannons/Ultimate Fighter) my face-off coach and friend. And I’d like to thank Coach Cassese for believing in me.