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Maple Zone boys’ recruit: Bishop Shanahan junior midfielder Alderman commits to Hofstra

Sunday, 23rd September 2012

Categories Boy's/Men's, High School, Recruiting  

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 9/23/12

Bishop Shanahan junior midfielder Dylan Alderman has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Hofstra University.

Dylan Alderman log:

Dylan Alderman

High School: Bishop Shanahan High School

Graduation Year: 2014

Position: Midfield

College Choice: Hofstra University

Club Affiliations: Man-Up Lacrosse Club, Old School Lacrosse 2014

Major Lacrosse Honors: 2012 Second Team All-Area – midfield, 2012 Second Team All Ches-Mont – midfield, 2011 All Ches-Mont Honorable Mention – attack, Two Year Shanahan Varsity Starter, 2012 Baltimore Summer Kick-Off Tournament All-Star, 2012 Hot Beds Tournament All-Star

Academic Honors: Honor roll every semester throughout 9th and 10th grade in Honors track

What will you major in/study: Communications – Mass Media Studies

Why did you choose Hofstra: “After visiting many colleges throughout the summer, I chose Hofstra because I felt it was the best fit for me academically and for lacrosse. After meeting Coach (Seth) Tierney and Coach (J.P.) Brazel and the Hofstra coaching staff, I immediately felt welcomed and knew that the Hofstra lacrosse program was something that I wanted to be a part of. The top-notch program that Coach Tierney has built and the outstanding academic support and facilities at Hofstra helped solidify my decision.”

What is your high school team’s outlook for next season: “We will be young but experienced so we are looking forward to the season.”

Other Schools considered: Drexel, Georgetown, St. Joseph’s University and Delaware

Other Comments: “I would especially like to thank my parents for all their unending support and my two older brothers, Tyler and Ryan, for the excellent examples they set for me.

“Many thanks to my high school coaches Jon Heisman, Paul Meyers, Eric Carruthers and the rest of the Shanahan staff for all their help in making me into the lacrosse player that I have become. Also a big thank you to my Man-Up Club team coach Jim Schorn for all his work behind the scenes and my Old School Club team coaches, David Metzbower and Todd MacFarlane for all their help and support during the recruiting process.”

Maple Zone Sports and Fitness Complex, the official sponsor for Boys’ Recruits, congratulates Dylan Alderman. 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.



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