By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 7/1/13
Conestoga rising sophomore defenseman Jack Reilly has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Virginia.
Jack Reilly log:
High school: Conestoga High School
Graduation year: 2016
College choice: University of Virginia
Club affiliation: NXT Lacrosse 2016
Major lacrosse honors, camps and showcases: Conestoga Varsity, PIAA State Runner Up 2013, Central League Co-Champions 2013, NXT Invitational 2012
What will you major in/study: Undecided
Why did you choose UVA? “I’ve always wanted to go to UVA because of its outstanding academic reputation. The opportunity to play lacrosse at Virginia is special because of its tradition, and I admire the way that Coach Dom Starsia and the entire staff run their program. Every year UVA has a good chance to win a National Championship. I just feel like it’s a great fit for me.”
Outlook for your high school team: “I think Conestoga has the ability to compete for a State Championship again next year.”
Other comments: “I’d like to thank the coaches at NXT Lacrosse for all of their help and support through the years. Special thanks to Coaches Brett Manney, Andy Hayes, Dylan Brown, Tim Muir and the rest of the NXT staff. Additionally, special thanks to Coach Brian Samson and the rest of the Conestoga coaching staff, and all of my teammates.”
Other schools considered: Princeton, Johns Hopkins, and Penn
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