By K.N. Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/1/12
Urbana (MD) rising junior attackman Plante has committed to play Division I lacrosse at Lehigh University.
Brandon Plante log:
High School: Urbana High School, Md.
Graduation Year: 2014
College Choice: Lehigh University
Club Affiliation: Madlax
Major lacrosse honors: Freestate team member, 205 All-Star, Reebok National team and All-Conference honors
Academic Honors: Minds in Motion, Honor Roll and National Honor Society Candidate
What will you major in/study? Business/Economics
Why did you choose Lehigh? “Lehigh was a perfect fit both academically and athletically. Coach (Kevin) Cassese and Coach (Brendan) Callahan made me feel very comfortable and I felt a part of the Lehigh family right away. I have great respect for Coach Cassese and his staff and it was an honor for me to be selected in their 2014 class.”
Outlook for 2013 HS season? “After graduating 19 seniors, we will return only two starters including myself. In addition to that we will also have an entirely new coaching staff. I look forward to doing everything I can to assist my team in our goal to win a state title.”
Other schools considered: Denver, Towson, Marist, Jacksonville, Villanova, Bucknell and Sacred Heart
Additional Comments: “I would like thank the Madlax organization, my family and everyone else who helped me achieve my goal in becoming a Division 1 lacrosse player. Also, I would like to thank Coach Cassese and Coach Callahan for giving me the opportunity to compete for Lehigh University.”
Maple Zone Sports and Fitness Complex, the official sponsor for Phillylacrosse.com Boys’ Recruits, congratulates Brandon Plante. 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.