By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/15/13
Wissahickon senior attackamn Brooks Melvin has made a commitment to play Division III lacrosse at Lynchburg College.
Brooks Melvin log:
High School: Wissahickon
Graduation Year: 2014
College Choice: Lynchburg College
Club Affiliation: NXT 2014
Major lacrosse honors: 2012 & 2013 WHS Team Captain, All-Star Selection for Baltimore Summer Kick-off 2013, Philly Showcase 2012, Philly Showcase Camp 2012, 2nd Team & HM Suburban One All-League
What will you major in/study? Sports Management
Why did you choose Lynchburg? “Lynchburg is a great fit for me academically and athletically. I really liked the atmosphere of the campus and the strength of the lacrosse program. I immediately felt comfortable with the coaching staff and Coach (Steve) Koudelka was very patient and helpful throughout the recruiting process. I look forward to playing for him.”
Outlook for your High School team? “I think we will be a strong team. We have a large senior class and are confident that we can win our League and make a run in the playoffs.”
Additional Comments: “I would like to thank my parents and my brother for all their support throughout the years.
“I would like to thank the entire NXT Organization for the opportunity and developing me as a player throughout my High School experience. Special thanks to Coaches Marty Kupprion, Mike Avato, Brett Manney and Andy Hayes.
“I also want to thank my high coaches, Tom Walsh and Anthony Gabriele.
“Last but not least, Thanks to my best friend, Luke Gomez, who I’ve been playing with since fourth grade and has truly made me a better player throughout my entire lacrosse career.”
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