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Maple Zone men’s recruit: Onondaga attackman Smith (Ridley) commits to Roanoke

Tuesday, 26th June 2012

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Recruiting  

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 6/26/12

Ridley graduate Dale Smith, who helped Onondaga (N.Y.) Community College win its fourth straight National Junior College Athletic Association championship this spring, has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Roanoke College.

Dale Smith

Dale Smith log:

High School: Ridley High, Class of 2010

Junior College: Onondaga CC, NY

Position: Attack

College Choice: Roanoke College

Major lacrosse honors: 2 time National Juco Champion

What will you major in/study? Business

Why did you choose the school?
“I choose Roanoke because it was voted one of the best campuses in the country. It’s a great academic school and will help me a lot for my future after college. They are always in contention to win the National Championship. The area is surrounded by a huge mountain range and has great weather. Coach (Bill) Pilat made me feel very comfortable on my visit. I knew that Roanoke was above every other school I was looking at. I know Roanoke is very close to wining another National Championship.”

Other comments: “I would like to thank my family for putting up with this whole process/me. Also, my friends for helping me out through the crazy times……Most important follow me on Twitter @DaleSmith37.”

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