By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 12/4/11
North Cross School (VA) junior attackman Kurtis Naslonski has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Villanova University.
Kurtis Naslonski log:
High School: North Cross School, Roanoke, VA (moved from Randolph, NJ in 8/2011)
Graduation Year: 2013
College Choice: Villanova
Club Affiliation: Patriot Lacrosse
Major lacrosse honors: Started on Varsity as freshman and sophomore. Sophomore year – Leading Scorer, 1st Team Waterman Division (NJ), 2nd Team All State (NJ), 1st Team All Sophomore NJ. Summer/Fall – Patriot Lacrosse, UpLax, Blue Chip.
Academic honors: Straight A’s, Principal’s Honor Roll
What will you major in/study? Business
Why did you choose school? “I chose Villanova because of its academic reputation (Villanova School of Business), it’s size, the campus, and of course the lacrosse program. It’s a great fit for me. There is an excellent coaching staff and they made me feel very comfortable throughout the recruiting process. The players I met seem great too. I am happy to be a part of this program.”
What is your HS team’s outlook for next year? “We are hoping to win our Private School Division next year. This is my first year playing with North Cross School in Va. It’s a great bunch of guys, and I am looking forward to playing with them.”
Other comments: “I would like to thank my Dad, the best coach I know, my Mom, for being my number one supporter, my brother, Preston, for teaching me everything I know about lax, my sister, T.T., for being at every game to cheer me on, my High School coaches and my Patriot coaches (especially Coach Ruebling and Coach Scanlon).”