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Men’s recruit: Shipley School senior midfielder Gallagher commits to Lafayette College

Saturday, 24th September 2011

Categories Boy's/Men's, HS summaries, Recruiting  

Mac Gallagher (Ccourtesy of Susan Coote), Posted 9/23/2011

Shipley senior midfielder Mac Gallagher has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Lafayette College.

Mac Gallagher log:

High School: The Shipley School

Graduation Year: 2012

Position: Midfield

College Choice: Lafayette College

Club Affiliation: Old School Lacrosse Club

Major lacrosse honors: Shipley co-MVP and First Team All Friends Schools League in 2011 and was selected for the EPSLA Showcase team this June. Team captain 2012. In 2011 Gallagher posted 35 goals and 26 assists for 61 pts and handled most of the face-off duties for the 2011 FSL Champs Gators. During Gallagher’s time at Shipley the squad is 21-0 in FSL play, taking home 3 titles in a row.

What will you major in/study? Economics and Political Science

Why did you choose Lafayette? “Lafayette has so much to offer. The combination of high level academics and athletics was a perfect fit for me. I really connected with Coach (Terry) Mangan and his staff and look forward to the opportunity to compete in the Patriot League.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for next year? “We have a lot of returning players and strong senior leadership so I believe that we can have some real success both in and out of our league this year. Of course our goal is to win our 4th straight FSL (Friends School League) title, but we are also looking to be a competitor in the Inter-Ac Invitational Tournament again this year.”

Additional comments: “I would like to thank my coaches at Shipley Mark Duncan, Travis McDonnell, Dave Rauch and Ted Bloom along with my Old School Lacrosse coaches David Metzbower, John Nostrant and Todd MacFarlane as well as my parents and my brothers.”



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