By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 7/23/12
Avon Grove rising junior goalie Will Schreiner has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Penn State University.
Will Schreiner log:
High School: Avon Grove
Graduation Year: 2014
College Choice: Penn State
Club Affiliation: Duke’s L.C.
Major lacrosse honors: Ches-Mont League First Team, 2012; Jake Reed Nike Blue Chip 2011-12; Avon Grove Team Co-MVP and Defensive MVP, 2012; set school record for saves in season (228), tied record for saves in game (22).
Academic honors: Honor roll
What will you major in/study? Undecided
Why did you choose Penn State? “I love the campus and I had a really good connection with the coaches. I am excited about the incoming classes coming the next few years. Also, it has a great tradition of goalies and I like how they are building the program.”
Outlook for 2013 HS season: “We are returning some really key players. We have a great chance to win the Ches-Mont and to go far in the state playoffs.”
Other schools considered: Villanova, Hofstra, Fairfield, Georgetown
Other comments: “I want to thank all the Dukes L.C. coaches, coach Ebe (Helm), coach (Jason) Christmas, (Mike) Mackrides and (Joe) Vetrone. I want to thank (Avon Grove) coach (Eric) Jackson for all his help and in the recruiting process. And I want to thank my parents and my sister for always helping me and going on long college visits.”
Maple Zone Sports and Fitness Complex, the official sponsor for Phillylacrosse.com Boys’ Recruits, congratulates Will Schreiner. 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.