By K.I. Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 7/15/14
Strake Jesuit College Preparatory (TX) rising junior midfielder Andrew J. Eichelberger has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Lehigh University.
Andrew J. Eichelberger log:
High School: Strake Jesuit College Preparatory, Houston, Texas
Graduation Year: 2016
College Choice: Lehigh University (ConnectLAX college profile)
Club Affiliations: Long Island Sting (Ken Miller); Dallas Select (Anthony Crimmins)
Lacrosse honors, showcases, camps: Division I All-State – Texas 2014; MVP offense for Strake Jesuit; Jake Reed Nike Blue Chip; MVP (All-Star team); Maverik Showtime; Under Armour and Hotbeds with Long Island Sting
Academic honors, service projects: Eagle Scout candidate; 2 year Honor Roll student; Habitat for Humanity volunteer
What will you major in/study? Business and/or Engineering
Why did you choose Lehigh? “I liked Lehigh from the first time I visited. I really like the coaches at Lehigh and the family atmosphere that exists among the team. I’m looking forward to contributing to the team’s overall success and being part of the Lehigh family. When you combine these with the exceptional academic opportunities, it is the perfect fit for me.
Thoughts on the season/ outlook for next season? “We have a young team at Strake Jesuit and will be counting on the underclassmen to step up and help make a run in the playoffs.”
Other comments: “Coaches Keith Tintle and Al Christopher in The Woodlands, TX helped me first develop my game. I’m grateful to my other current coaches for helping me in my continued development: Mike Block (Strake Jesuit), Ken Miller (Long Island Sting) and Anthony Crimmins (Dallas Select.) I’m very excited about the opportunity Coaches Cassese, Wilson, Callahan and the rest of the staff at Lehigh have given me by opening the doors to Lehigh Lacrosse for me.
“Last but not least, I’d like to thank my parents for the tremendous support and encouragement throughout my life.”
Other schools considered: Yale, Bucknell, UPENN, Delaware, Towson, Rutgers, Furman
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