By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/3/13
Bridgewater-Raritan (NJ) junior midfielder-Faceoff Richie Lenskold has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Pennsylvania and begin the admissions process.
Richie Lenskold log:
High School: Bridgewater-Raritan
Graduation Year: 2015
College Choice: University of Pennsylvania – U Penn
Club Affiliation: 2 Knights
Major lacrosse honors: Nike Blue Chip, Fall Philly Showcase-Star and finalist in the Philly King of the X, Top 175, Future Legends All-Star, Battle of Hotbeds All-Star, Maverik Showtime All-Star
What will you major in/study? Business or Bio-Medical Engineering
Why did you choose UPenn? “Excellent academics and great lacrosse team. I really felt comfortable with the coaching staff and team.”
Outlook for your High School team? “NJ Tournament of Champions.”
Additional Comments: “I would like to thank my Mom and Dad for all of the academic and athletic support they have given me.
“My brother Brian who is a f/o midfielder at Rutgers and my younger brothers Joe and Mike. Tyler Barbarich and Coach Kurdyla who have helped me become a better face off midfielder and Ray Mastriani who helped me with improving my shot.
“Lastly, I would like to thank Coach Apel for coaching me and giving me the opportunity to develop on the field. Also for all his help throughout the recruiting process.”
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