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.@MSI_Elite boys’ recruit: Gloucester Catholic 2015 LSM/DEF Kenney commits to NJIT

Monday, 3rd March 2014

Categories Boy's/Men's, High School, Recruiting  
 

By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/3/14

Gloucester Catholic junior LSM/defenseman Shane Kenney has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Shane Kenney log:

Shane Kenney

Shane Kenney

High School: Gloucester Catholic

Graduation Year: 2015

Position: LSM/DEF

College Choice: NJIT

Club Affiliation:
South Jersey Shamrocks

Major lacrosse honors:
1st All-South Jersey time/NJ.Com as Soph. 2nd Team All-Conference

Academic honors, service projects:
Inducted into National Honor Society 12/13, Volunteer Gloucester PAL Club

What will you major in/study?
Engineering

Why did you choose the school? “I chose it for the academic reputation and to compete at a high level for LAX. I look forward to the challenge both academically and athletically; Moreover, I wanted the chance to help Coach (Travis) Johnson build a program and a tradition.”

HS team’s outlook for this season? “Last year we had a good season even though we had a key player out due to injury for 4 weeks. We advanced to second round in the State Tournament and lost a close one in a monsoon. This season will be interesting; our attack and middies are solid. We did just get news that one of our top Middies is out for year with a torn ACL and he will be hard to replace, but hopefully someone steps up to fill void. Our defense lost a lot to graduation last year; again some young guys will have to rise to the challenge. Two seniors offer a lot of firepower on the offensive side, (Patrick) Richardson and (James) Higginbotham.”

Other comments: “I would like to thank GCHS Coach Ryan Murphy and SJ Shamrocks Coach Bill Keane for their guidance over the past 3 years.”

Other schools considered? Monmouth, Lafayette, Scranton, Robert Morris

Maplezone Sports Institute, the official sponsor for Phillylacrosse.com boys’ recruits, congratulates Shane Kenney. MSI is located on Conchester Highway (Rt. 322) in Garnet Valley, offering lacrosse and sports performance training for boys and girls. From summer and fall club teams to camps, clinics, tournaments and leagues, let MSI be your one stop training facility. Visit us at maplezone.com/lacrosse or contact jmurray@maplezone.com.MSILacrosse 280x60

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