By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/11/13
Lower Merion senior LSM Alex Simpson has made a commitment to play Division III lacrosse at Ursinus College.
Alex Simpson log:
High school: Lower Merion
Graduation year: 2014
College choice: Ursinus
Club affiliation: NXT LC
Major lacrosse honors: Brine All-American Pennsylvania Team, 2012 All Central League-Honorable mention, 2013 Second Team All-Central League, 2013 Defensive MVP, 2014 Team captain, Varsity starter 2011-2014
What will you major in/study: Environmental Science
Why did you choose school: “I chose Ursinus based off of its academic reputation and the excellent coaching staff on hand. The college offers rigorous science programs that coincide with my academic interests, and is a short drive from home, which allows my family to watch most of the games. Coach (Jamie) Steele has his team on the rise and I am looking forward to becoming a part of it.”
Outlook for your high school team: “With a new, ambitious coaching staff on hand, the outlook for our upcoming season is promising. We’re already a month into off season training, and with the participation we’ve had I would not be surprised if we upset some big name teams.”
Other comments: “My parents deserve a special shout-out for continuously supporting my passion. Whether it was covering the many expenses, or traveling up and down the East coast, their undivided support made everything possible. Secondly, the coaching staff at Lower Merion, though changed a few times, perfected the fundamentals of my gameplay. Lastly, I want to thank my NXT coaches and the program overall for taking my playing style to new heights, and providing the exposure I needed to continue my career.”
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