By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/14/13
Hempfield High School senior goalie Zach Winfield has made a commitment to play Division III lacrosse at Delaware Valley College. Winfield is the first recruit for the new NCAA program.
Zach Winfield ledger:
High School: Hempfield High School
Graduation Year: 2014
College Choice: Delaware Valley College
Club Affiliation: Blue Mountain
Major lacrosse honors: Tampa Prospect Camp Elite All-Star, 8-2 Record as a Varsity starter, 56 Save percentage
What will you major in/study? Sports Management/Accounting
Why did you choose Delaware Valley? “Delaware Valley is a college that had everything I was looking for: strong academic record, the majors I am pursuing, and a lacrosse program starting up my freshman year.
“After meeting Coach Gary Mercadante I am very excited at the prospect of playing for him and with the team he puts together.”
Outlook for your High School team? “As defending Lancaster-Lebanon League Champions, I am confident we will emerge as strong if not stronger this upcoming season.
“We’re a great group of guys who have a lot of heart and we’re going to put our best effort forward this season to bring home not only the League title, but also the District and State title.”
Additional Comments: “First, I’d like to thank my Middle School coaches for pointing me in the direction to play goalie.
“I’d also like to thank my High School coaches for helping me become a better athlete as well as a better person.
“Most importantly I’d also like to thank my family for having the faith and confidence in me to pursue my goals and for being my biggest supporters and helping me through the recruiting process.”
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