By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 7/2/12
Conestoga rising senior defenseman Nick Prestipino has committed to play Division I lacrosse at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Nick Prestipino log:
School: Conestoga High School
Graduation Year: 2013
College Choice: United States Military Academy (West Point), Direct admit
Club Affiliation: Mesa Fresh 2013
Lacrosse honors: Two-time PA state champion, Peak 200 All-Star, Blue Chip All-Star
Academic Honors: First Honors every semester
Why did you choose Army?: “I felt really comfortable with the coaches and players. Plus, serving in the army is a lifelong dream.”
High school outlook for 2013: “It’s really good. Although we are losing a lot of seniors, we have a lot of young talent that will step up. Also, most of our defense is returning.”
Other comments: “I’d like to thank my coach, Brian Samson, for guiding me through the recruitment process. I also want to thank Coaches (John) Sims and (Pat) Campbell and Mr. (Kevin) Rudd for all the support with the Mesa Team.”
Maple Zone Sports and Fitness Complex, the official sponsor for Phillylacrosse.com Boys’ Recruits, congratulates Nick Prestipino. 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.