By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/12/12
Archbishop Ryan senior attackman Tim Taylor has committed to play Division I lacrosse at Widener University.
Tim Taylor log:
High school: Archbishop Ryan
Graduation year: 2012
College choice: Widener
Club affiliation: LB3
Lacrosse honors: 2010 Philly Showcase “Gait Fab Forty” Selection, 2011 1st Team All-Catholic Jr year, 2010 2nd Team All-Catholic Soph, Archbishop Ryan Season Goal Record 68, Archbishop Ryan Career Goal Leader 126 present, 4 year Varsity Player
Academic Honors: Archbishop Ryan 2nd Honors
What will you study/major in? Criminal Justice/Accounting
Why did you choose Widener? “I chose Widener because it seemed like the perfect fit for me. They offer a great academic program in the fields I wish to study in. I also felt very comfortable around coach (Brendan) Dawson and the lacrosse program. I look forward to playing for him next year.”
High School Team Outlook: “After losing in the PCL Semifinals last year, and returning most of our starters, I have high expectations for our team this year. As long as we work hard and play as a team, then I have no doubts that we will be back there again this season.”
Other comments: “I would like to thank my parents and my grandparents for always supporting me, my high school coaches Steve Pape and Fred Battone, and I also would like to thank my LB3 coaches Jim Buery, JP Banks, and Old Man Banks.”
Final scoring statistics: Set the Ryan all time single-season scoring record (in 2011) with 68 goals.
Maple Zone Sports and Fitness Complex, the official sponsor for Phillylacrosse.com Boys’ Recruits, congratulates Tim Taylor. Maple Zone, located on Conchester Pike in Boothwyn, offers numerous programs, leagues and instructional activities for boys’ and girls’ lacrosse players and also offers boys’ U13 and U15 travel teams. Click here for registration for the Muck Dawgs travel teams.