By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/23/12
Radnor rising senior midfielder-face-off specialist Jake Shapiro has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Hobart College.
Jake Shapiro log:
High school: Radnor High School
Graduation year: 2013
College choice: Hobart College
Club affiliations: LB3
Major lacrosse honors, camps and showcases: All-Star at ECLC, Philly Showcase, Top 205, Peak 200
What will you major in/study: Economics
Why did you choose school: “On my visit to Hobart I felt an immediate connection with the campus and Head Coach (TW) Johnson. Also, Hobart offers the rich academic environment I was looking for. As the number one sport on campus, I could feel the tradition of Hobart Lacrosse and look forward to being a part of it.”
Outlook for your high school team: “We have a very strong senior class and are returning many players who contributed to our success last year as State Semi-Finalists. We look forward to competing for the State Championship again this year.”
Other comments: “I first have to thank my parents and my brother Shane for always supporting me. I would also like to thank my club coaches at LB3. Lastly, I’d like to thank Radnor Head Coach John Begier and the rest of the staff. Coach Begier’s assistance on and off the field has been instrumental to my success.”
Maple Zone Sports and Fitness Complex, the official sponsor for Phillylacrosse.com Boys’ Recruits, congratulates Jake Shapiro. 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.