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Men’s recruit: Pope John Paul II senior defenseman Mitchell commits to Eastern

Wednesday, 4th January 2012

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 1/4/12

Pope John Paul II senior defenseman Ryan Mitchell has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Eastern University.

Ryan Mitchell log:

Ryan Mitchell (Courtesy of DRCPhoto)

High school: Pope John Paul II

Graduation year: 2012

Position: Defense

College choice: Eastern University, St. Davids PA

Club affiliation: 380 Lacrosse

Lacrosse Honors: 2nd team All-Pac10, Times Herald All-Area Honorable Mention, Captain of 2012 season.

Major: Undecided but leaning towards Physical Therapy

Why did you choose Eastern: “Eastern University seems to be the perfect school for me. The campus has a great vibe to it and the people are very nice. The academics have very high standards and it is a great school for networking. The lacrosse team has very high aspirations for the years I will be attending. Coach (Kevin) Wallace seems like a great coach and I look forward to playing for him.

Outlook for HS Team in 2012: “Being that it is only our second season we still have a lot of work to do. Through a lot of hard work and commitment I think we can surprise some people this year.”

Other Comments: “I would like to thank my parents for helping me and coming to every game since the 4th grade; and my high school and 380 coach Brian Kilpatrick for teaching me most of what I know. I would also like to thank all of my coaches for the Collegeville Cougars and assistant coach Mike Urie.”

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