By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/18/13
Haverford School rising junior midfielder/face-off specialist Jake Hervada has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Delaware.
Jake Hervada log:
High School: Haverford School
Graduation Year: 2015
College Choice: The University of Delaware
Club Affiliations: Mesa Fresh 2015, Philly Fever
Major Lacrosse Honors, Showcases, Camps: 2013 Inter Ac Invitational Champions, 2013 Under Armour Shootout Champions, Multiple Tournament Championships with Mesa Fresh and Philly Fever, 2013 Delaware MVP Tournament All Star Team, 2012 Philly Showcase Fab 40 All Star, 2011 Keystone Games Silver Medalist, 2011 SEPYLA Finalist, First Team All Inter Ac Wrestling Team as a Sophomore
Service Projects: Checking for Cancer, Toys for Tots, Empty Bowls Volunteer
Intended Major: Undecided
Why did you choose the school: “While looking for a school I found that Delaware would be the best fit for me academically and athletically. When I stepped on the campus I loved the school and all it has to offer along with the excellent coaching staff of Coach (Bob) Shillinglaw, Coach (Greg) Carroll, and Coach (Rob) Cross. I knew it was the place for me.”
Thoughts on Past season and 2014 outlook: “Although we are still going to be a young team I definitely think that we have the potential to be extremely successful this upcoming season.”
Other Comments: “I would like to thank my family first as they have been very supportive in everything I do. I would also like to thank all my coaches starting with the staff at Haverford, John Nostrant, Mark Petrone, Travis Loving, Avery Cook, and Scott Ertel; my Mesa Fresh coaches Peter Rohr, Brad Ament, and Mark Aitken, and finally Peter Samson and all the other Radnor Youth Lacrosse Coaches and Philly Fever Coaches.”
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