By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/9/12
Recent Chaminade (N.Y.) graduate Danny O’Connell (attackman) has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Villanova University. O’Connell will spend a post-graduate year this season at Westminster School (CT).
Danny O’Connell log:
High School: Chaminade (N.Y.), 2012; Westminster School, CT (PG) 2013
Graduation Year: PG in 2013
College Choice: Villanova (Business School)
Club Affiliation: L.I. Sting
Major lacrosse honors/Camps: Most Improved Player award at Chaminade Varsity 2012; All-Star selection at Baltimore Shoot-Out, Dartmouth, and King of the Hill
Academic honors: National Honor Society
What will you major in/study? Business
Why did you choose the school? “Its academic reputation, coaching Staff, and school location and campus.”
Outlook for 2013 HS season: “I am looking forward to playing at Westminster as a Post Graduate for Coach Peter Newman.”
Other schools considered: Amherst, Tufts, Dartmouth
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