By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 7/29/13
Smithtown East (N.Y.) rising sophomore face-off specialist/midfielder Gerard Arceri has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Penn State University.
Gerard Arceri log:
High school: Smithtown East HS, Long Island, N.Y.
Graduation year: 2016
Position: F/O – Midfield
College choice: Penn State
Club affiliation: Team Long Island u17
Major lacrosse honors: Brine National Team finalist 2012; Suffolk County Top 20, 2013; Maverick Showtime All-Star with several write ups in Inside Lacrosse 2013; NXT Philly Summer Invitational Champions (Team LI) and All Star 2013; Hotbeds All Star 2013
What will you major in/study: Undecided
Why did you choose school: “It has a beautiful campus; top program; great coach; nice package; close to home.”
Outlook for your high school team: “We should do pretty well (top 5) in a very competitive league; Ward Melville, No. 1 in the country, is in our pool.”
Other comments: “Mike Gongas, Team LI coach; Jason Lambert, HS coach; Matt Schomberg, face-off coach; Gerard Arceri (dad) and Chris Arceri (brother) for practicing face-offs every night with me.”
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