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Men’s recruit: Penncrest senior defenseman Gastner commits to Swarthmore

Sunday, 11th December 2011

Categories Boy's/Men's, High School, Recruiting  

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 12/11/11

Penncrest senior defenseman Jimmy Gastner has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Swarthmore College.

Jimmy Gastner log:

Jimmy Gastner

High School:

Graduation Year:

Position: Defenseman

College Choice: Swarthmore

Club Affiliation: Twist

Major lacrosse honors: National Lacrosse Classic, 2011

Academic honors: National Honor Society

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

Why did you choose school? “Coach (Pat) Gress was really welcoming, I loved the team and I loved the campus. The overall recruiting process went very well.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for next year?
“We are looking very good. We have a lot of young guys that will step up and some veteran experience. We’ll definitely be near the top of the Central League.”

Other comments: “I want to thank my parents, the Twist coaching staff, and the coaching staff at Rose Tree (Media Optimist) and my Penncrest High family, as well as my former club coach, Ryan Greer.”



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