By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/10/13
Ridley rising junior defenseman Michael Cropper has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at High Point University.
Michael Cropper log:
High school: Ridley High School
Graduation year: 2015
College choice: High Point University
Club affiliation: HEADstrong
Major lacrosse honors: Philly Showcase Fab 40 All-Star, King of the Hill All-Star, Boston Legacy All-Star, Under Armour All-American
What will you major in/study: Sports Science
Why did you choose school: “The coaches and University are committed to excellence. The campus is exceptional. I believe High Point is transforming into a lacrosse powerhouse. I want to be part of their team success. I vision myself succeeding beyond college with a High Point education.”
Outlook for your high school team: “Several returning highly competitive players and excellent coaching will make our school a force to be reckoned with in the league and throughout the state.”
Other comments: “Thank you to my friends and family who supported me on this journey. Special thanks to Lacrosse guru Matt Flynn and lacrosse mentor Marc Shaffer. And finally, my Ridley Coaches (Ellers Jr. and Sr.) and Brian Neary and Mike Colleluori (HEADstrong) for putting me in the right position to highlight my talent.”
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