By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/7/13
Parkland High School senior midfielder Josh Pope has made a commitment to play Division II lacrosse at Chestnut Hill College.
Josh Pope ledger:
High School: Parkland High School
Graduation Year: 2014
College Choice: Chestnut Hill College
Club Affiliations: Dukes LC, Lehigh Valley Steam, Lehigh Valley Skyhawks
Major lacrosse honors: 2012 Parkland MVP, Dukes LC, Morning Call All-Area Honorable Mention
What will you major in/study? Business
Why did you choose Chestnut Hill? “Coach (Brian) Dougherty and staff are a great group and I knew that I would be able to develop as a player at Chestnut Hill. I went on a visit and saw how close the team was. It was like family.”
Outlook for your High School team? “We have a number of returning starters and one of the best defenses I’ve seen. Parkland won the LVC Championship last year and we are looking to do it again and more this upcoming year.”
Additional Comments: “I’d like to thank my youth coaches, Coach Chenworth, and Coach Gonzo. My High School Coaches Brad Schifko, Christian Messler, Lucas VanEmburg and all Dukes LC Coaches. Finally my parents for all their support.”
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