By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 7/31/13
Camden Catholic rising junior defenseman/LSM Colin Wharton has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Jacksonville University.
Colin Wharton log:
High school: Camden Catholic High School
Graduation year: 2015
College choice: Jacksonville University
Club affiliation: South Jersey Shamrocks
Major lacrosse honors, showcases: 2x First Team all conference, Maverick Showtime, Nike Blue Chip
What will you major in/study: Undecided
Why did you choose school: “After I visited Jacksonville University I knew it was the school for me. Coach Van Arsdale made me feel very at home. I think this program will do great things in the future. I really wanted to be a part of that. Also, you can’t beat the weather in Florida!”
Outlook for your high school team: “Our high school team is returning eight of our starters. We are looking to make a run for the division title and make it to the state tournament again.”
Other comments: “First, I would like to thank my Mom and Dad for all of their support through out my lacrosse career. If it wasn’t for their time and support none of this would be possible. Next I would like to thank Bill Keane and all of the South Jersey Shamrocks coaching staff for helping become a better player every time I touch the field. I would also thank both of my high school coaches, Ryan Durham and Zack Simons, for pushing me at practice everyday after school. Last but not least i would like to thank all of the trainers at Outlaw Training and Fitness.”
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