By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 7/25/13
Cherry Hill East rising junior midfielder Brandon Stern has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Penn State University.
Brandon Stern log:
High school: Cherry Hill East
Graduation year: 2015
College choice: Penn State
Club affiliation: SJ Shamrocks
Major lacrosse honors: 2x All Conference Selection; Jake Reed Blue Chip; Brine National South Jersey Team
What will you major in/study: Business
Why did you choose school: “It’s a great school and the chance to play in Big 10 Conference and compete for a National Championship.”
Outlook for your high school team in 2014: “My team for next year is very young. We have a great group of players and as we get older and play together, we hope to continue to improve.”
Other comments: “First I would I like to thank my family and friends for all of their support and encouragement. In particular, I would like to thank my sister, a Division I lacrosse player, who got me interested in lacrosse in 6th grade. I would like to thank my parents and twin brother for their time and effort in helping me achieve my goals and for taking time to drive me to the events and tournaments.
“I would also like to thank my summer coaches, Bill Keane, Mike Yarusso, and Steve Picot, and the rest of the Shamrocks’ coaching staff for sharing their knowledge of the game with me, for helping me grow as a lacrosse player and guiding me through the recruiting process.
“I would like to thank my high school coach Eric Wood for his support and teaching me how to play lacrosse at the highest level. Finally, I would like to thank my youth coach, Damon Legato, for teaching me the basics of the sport at a young age.”
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