By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 9/22/12
Bishop Shanahan junior defenseman Jon Weinstein has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Saint Joseph’s University.
Jon Weinstein log:
High School: Bishop Shanahan
Graduation Year: 2014
College Choice: Saint Joseph’s University
Club Affiliations: Duke’s LC, Mesa Fresh 2014
Major lacrosse honors: Jake Reed Nike Blue Chip, Fall Nike Blue Chip
Academic honors, service projects: Honor Roll, Chester County Food Bank
What will you major in/study? Undecided
Why did you choose St. Joe’s? “I really loved the campus and team. I felt right at home the minute I set foot on campus.”
What is your HS team’s outlook for next season? “The team looks good but young. We finished 15-5 last year and 4th in the Ches-Mont league. We are looking to continue to grow together, improve in league play and challenge for first in the Ches-Mont.”
Other schools considered: Hofstra, High Point, UPenn
Additional Comments: “I’d like to thank the Bauer Family and Coach Dunn from West Chester Lacrosse; Duke’s Coaches (Ebe) Helm, (Jason) Christmas, (Joe) Vetrone, (Chris) Fallon, (Eric) Gregg, (Mike) Mackrides and (Billy) McKinney; Mesa Coaches (Pat) Carney, (Peter) Scott and (Pat) Campbell; and Shanahan Coaches (Jon) Heisman, (Bob) Groves and (Paul) Meyers. Every one of these coaches helped me in some way become a better player. I’d also like to thank my family for their support and encouragement through the recruiting process.”
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