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Maple Zone boys’ recruit: Malvern Prep rising senior LSM/DEF Rogers commits to Hartford

Wednesday, 18th July 2012

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 7/18/12

Malvern Prep rising senior LSM/defenseman Kevin Rogers has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Hartford.

Kevin Rogers (Photo by Warren Samolsky)

Kevin Rogers log:

High School: Malvern Prep

Graduation Year: 2013

Position: LSM/ Defense

College Choice: University of Hartford

Club Affiliation: Duke’s Lacrosse Club

Major lacrosse honors: All-American National Lacrosse Classic, EPSLA Showcase, 2011 ESPN sophomore Watch List, espnhs Junior Watch List

Academic honors: LEAPS Foundation Volunteer

What will you major in/study? Undecided

Why did you choose the school? “Hartford is a place that fits me perfectly as a player and as a student athlete. It’s an up and coming program and Coach (Peter) Lawrence and his staff have a real strong grasp on what it is they want to accomplish. The staff made me feel like I was a part of their team from the minute I met them.”

Outlook for 2013 HS season:
“We’re hoping to claim an Inter-Ac title next year. We have a strong senior and junior class with a lot of talent and experience that we can use to our advantage.”

Other schools considered: Boston University, Quinnipiac, Bellarmine

Other comments: “I’d like to thank my parents and family who helped and encouraged me tremendously throughout this process. Also, I’d like to thank Ebe Helm, Mike Mackrides, Jason Christmas and everyone with Duke’s LC. Last, I’d like to thank my high school coach Dave Metzbower and my youth coach Tom Dunn.”

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