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ReQRuitme boys’ recruit: Hatboro-Horsham 2014 defenseman Cresta commits to Wesleyan

Thursday, 8th August 2013

Categories Boy's/Men's, High School, Recruiting  

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 8/8/13

Hatboro-Horsham rising senior defenseman Jake Cresta has made a commitment to play Division III lacrosse at Wesleyan University.

Jake Cresta log:

Jake Cresta

Jake Cresta

High School: Hatboro-Horsham High School

Graduation Year: 2014

Position: Defense

College Choice: Wesleyan University

Club Affiliation: Mesa Fresh 2014

Major lacrosse honors: 1st Team Suburban One Continental All-League Honors 2013; High School Team Defensive MVP 2013; Captain for the 2014 High School Season; 2013 First Team All Intelligencer; All-Star at MVP1 Team Tournament at Delaware 2013; Philly Boys Showcase Gait Fab 40 Sophomore All Star Team 2011; Super Sophs 2012 All Star

Academic honors: National Honor Society, Partnership Program, Distinguished Honor Roll, Top 3% Class Rank

What will you major in/study? Bio-Chem / Pre-Med

Why did you choose the school?
“Wesleyan offers everything I’m looking for academically and it’s also one of the top competitors within the NESCAC conference. Another huge attraction for me is Coach (John) Raba who has been the head coach for the past 17 years.”

What are your thoughts on this past HS lacrosse season/team’s outlook for next season? “Although we fell short in Districts, the 2013 season was still a huge success with our first outright title of the Suburban One Continental Conference since 2004. We will be losing a lot of key offensive players, but I still believe we will be a threat in the Suburban One Conference and Districts. We have a great off-season program that will prepare some of the new guys for our upcoming season.”

Other comments: “I want to first thank my family for all of their support. I also want to thank my Mesa coaches for their much appreciated guidance and time spent – Pat Carney, Peter Scott, and Pat Campbell. Thanks also to my high school coaches for their dedicated support – Coaches John Kurek, Gauntlett Walker, Josh Wilkocz, and Brandon Vogel. I also would like to thank coaches from my youth who were influential and supportive including Dan Cameron, Harry Kleintz, and Bob Erwine.”

Other schools considered? Amherst, Dartmouth, Drexel, Williams

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