By K.I. Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 9/19/13
Bayard Rustin senior defenseman-LSM Mike Mazzola has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Monmouth University.
Mike Mazzola ledger:
High School: Bayard Rustin
Graduation Year: 2014
College Choice: Monmouth University
Club Affiliation: Dukes Lacrosse
Major lacrosse honors, All-Star teams, Camps, Showcases: Philly Showcase Fab 40 All Star, Top 205, Champ Camp
What will you major in/study? Communications
Why did you choose Monmouth? “After meeting with Coach (Brian) Fisher and Coach (Andrew) Geison, I was impressed by their vision of success for Monmouth lacrosse and I wanted to be a part of starting a winning program.
“During my visit, I felt comfortable with the size of the University and the layout of the campus. Also, Monmouth has a new communications center and tremendous internship opportunities. Monmouth’s location on the beach definitely was an added plus.”
Additional Comments: “First off I would like to thank my family and friends, especially my parents, without their support, love, and sacrifice I would not be here today. I would like to thank the Duke’s organization, Coach (Ebe) Helm, Coach (Jason) Christmas, Coach (Chris) Fallon, Coach (Joe) Vetrone, Coach (Brian) Ikeda for their encouragement and for developing me into a better player. I would especially like to thank Coach (Mike) Mackrides for all his help and guidance in the recruiting process. Without the help of my youth coaches, Todd MacFarlane with Fever Lacrosse and Matt Morettini with West Chester Youth Lacrosse I would not have the love of the game I have today.”
Other schools considered: Marquette, Robert Morris, Holy Cross, Hartford, Stevenson University, Salisbury
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