By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/1/13
Haverford School rising sophomore midfielder Luke Desperito has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Virginia.
Luke Desperito log:
High school: The Haverford School
Graduation year: 2016
College choice: University of Virginia
Club affiliations: Mesa Fresh, Duke’s Lacrosse Club
Major camps: Nike Blue Chip (2012), Duke and UNC camps, Under Armour Shootout, Champ Camp
Why did I chose UVA: “I was extremely impressed with the history and quality of the academics that Virginia offers. I am interested to further learn about the business school. Coaches (Dom) Starsia, (Marc) Van Arsdale, and (John) Walker made me feel like family on our visit.”
Team’s outlook for next season: We have a lot of chemistry as a team and we never give up which I think will propel us to a successful season.
Other comments: “I’d like to thank my parents and siblings for their support and commitment. My high school coaches (John) Nostrant, (Travis) Loving and (Mark) Petrone, for challenging me as a scholar/athlete, and my Mesa and Dukes coaches for helping me to continue to develop as a player.”
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