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ReQRuitme boys’ recruit: Villanova gets commitment from Valor Christian (CO) sophomore MF Russell

Monday, 4th March 2013

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

By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/4/13

Valor Christian (CO) sophomore midfielder Ryan Russell has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Villanova University.

Ryan Russell log:

Ryan Russell

Ryan Russell

High school:Valor Christian High School, Col.

Year of graduation: 2015

Position: midfielder

College choice: Villanova University

Club affiliation: Denver Elite

Lacrosse honors, camps, showcases: All-star at DU Fall Ball Classic (CO), Adrenaline High Rollers (Ca), Crab Feast (Md), and Pumpkin Shootout (CO)

Academic honors: National Honor Society, Honor Roll

Expected major: Business

Why did you choose Villanova? “I really liked the coaching staff, the players I met really made me feel welcomed and they were easy to talk to. The school is excellent, facilities are nice, and it is a good lacrosse program. It just felt like the right decision.”

Outlook for your HS team? “My varsity team is looking to go deep in the playoffs this year. We got a new coach and he is really turning around our whole program to be a winning team, we are still only in our fifth year of having a varsity program. We have talented kids that have some real chemistry. We are very excited for this season to get under way and show Colorado what we can do.”

Other comments: “I owe a lot of credit to my club (Trevor Tierney, Dylan Sheridan) and high school coaches (Chris Deutschman, Brian Mathay), as well as my trainer Jim for keeping me game ready and improving my speed.”

Other schools considered: Georgetown, Michigan, and Ohio State

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