Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 12/29/13
Courtesy of PAC-10Sports.com
Spring-Ford senior defenseman Jack Haney has signed a National Letter of Intent to play Division I lacrosse at Quinnipiac University.
Jack Haney log:
High School: Spring-Ford
Graduation Year: 2014
College Choice: Quinnipiac
Club Affiliation: HEADstrong Lacrosse Club
Major lacrosse honors: 2012 – varsity letter, member of PAC-10 championship team; 2013: varsity letter, PAC-10 championship, missed season because of a knee injury.Football: 2-year varsity letter winner as sophomore and junior linebacker, PAC-10 championship in 2010-11; District 1-AAAA finalist in 2012-13; did not play senior season because of ACL injury rehab
Academic/community service: Health Club, volunteer youth lacrosse coach and youth football coach at Spring-Ford; volunteer at Norristown Soup Kitchen; waiter at DaVinci’s Pub, Collegeville
Intended major: Nursing
Why did you choose school? “I chose Quinnipiac for the welcoming feeling I received from the coaches and team. I loved the campus and the New Haven area, as well as Quinnipiac’s academic excellence. The school is looking to expand a lot in its athletic department and I want to be part of a growing program.”
Expectations for HS season: “We will have a young, but very athletic, team this year with a couple kids already committed to top schools. We look forward to pushing into districts and earning the spotlight for the PAC-10.”
Other comments: “Most importantly, I would like to thank Nick Falcone, who was a great mentor and taught me how to play the game. I’d also like to thank Brian Neary from HEADstrong who promoted me to Quinnipiac as well as John Yorgey, Kevin Czapor, Chad Strickler and Kevin Donnelly. Lastly, I’d like to thank my defensive coach from Quinnipiac, Coach Frady, as well as the rest of the staff for giving me the opportunity to play on their team.”
Other schools considered: Hartford University, Monmouth University, Marquette University
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