By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 2/16/13
Ridley sophomore LSM-defenseman John Lyman has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Hofstra University.
John Lyman log:
High school: Ridley High School
Graduation year: 2015
College choice: Hofstra University
Club affiliation: HEADstrong Green 2015
Major lacrosse honors, camps: Started Varsity Freshman Season, Princeton Team Camp, Young Guns Shootout, Summer Shootout, Crabs Invitational
What will you major in/study: Statistics
Why did you choose Hofstra? “There are a number of reasons why I chose Hofstra. The campus layout, the size, and location were exactly what I was looking for in a school. Hofstra was a terrific fit for me academically with a strong support for the student athlete. I also felt the coaching staff and team were well suited for me and my style of play.”
Outlook for your high school team: “We will have a solid team this year. We just need to take one game at a time and see what happens.”
Other comments: “I would like to first thank my family and friends for their support. I would also like to thank my high school coaches, Kevin Ellers, Doug Ellers, Chris Crooks, and Scott Berkheimer; club coaches: Michael Colleluori, Brian Neary, Rory Friel, Matt Flynn also Brian Bair and Mark McKinney for putting a long pole in my hands. Lastly, I would like to especially thank Brett Moyer for his training and support.”
Other school considered: Loyola
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