By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/29/13
Norristown senior LSM/defenseman Cody Baker has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Delaware Valley College.
Cody Baker log:
High school: Norristown Area High School
Graduation year: 2014
Position: LSM/Close D
College choice: Delaware Valley College
Club affiliation: Keystone, BeLax, PYLA
Major lacrosse honors: Third team all league, Player of the Month, Player of the Week, three school records
What will you major in/study: Business & Engineering
Why did you choose school: “I love the campus of the school and the high standards the coach (Gary Mercadante) will hold me to. He’s an amazing guy and I am looking forward to playing the next four years for him. The college itself is close to home and is in a very nice area; the people there were amazing and I really enjoyed my visit on the campus.”
Outlook for your high school team: “We will have a great squad; we have a lot of talent and under the coaching staff that we have I feel the team will thrive as it continues to grow.”
Other comments: “I want to thank my mom and dad and Jeff, Eric, and Sean Calhoun for pushing me this hard for the past four years of this program. Also, a huge thanks to Shane Franzone for bringing me back into playing lacrosse for Norristown.”
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