By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 12/29/13
Avon Grove senior attackman Ryan Cook has committed to play Division III lacrosse at York College.
Ryan Cook log:
High school: Avon Grove High School
Graduation year: 2014
College choice: York College
Club affiliation: HEADstrong Lacrosse Club, Black Bear Lacrosse Club
Major lacrosse honors: 2013 Co-Ches-Mont Champions, 2013 District 1 Champions, 2013 PIAA State Semifinalists, 2013 Philly Senior Showcase Offensive MVP, 2013 Red Devil Courage Award
What will you major in/study: Sports Management
Why did you choose school: “I chose York because it was everything I had envisioned in a college. The academics, location, and size were exactly what I was looking for and the athletic facilities are second to none. On my visits, Coach (Brandon) Childs and the team were very welcoming and made me feel right at home.”
Outlook for your high school team: “Coming off of our best season in school history, we hope to keep improving and make another run at the district and state title.”
Other comments: “I would first like to thank my family for their constant support and encouragement. Without them, none of this would be possible.
“I would also like to thank all of my coaches over the years, my High School coaches, Eric Jackson, Dan Deckelbaum, and Brian Wallace, for helping me grow and mature as a player and person; the HEADstrong organization for the countless opportunities they provided me with, my youth coaches Bill Cook, Matt Schreiner, Barry Smith, and Jim Peck for teaching me the fundamentals; and lastly Kevin Wallace for his guidance throughout the recruiting process.
“Finally, I would like to give a special thanks to my Dad Bill Cook, for introducing me to the game and being my biggest supporter and coach.”
Other schools considered: Cabrini, Centenary, Widener, Misericordia
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