By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 1/28/14
Conestoga High School junior goalie John Roulston has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Drexel University.
John Roulston log:
High School: Conestoga High School
Graduation Year: 2015
College Choice: Drexel University
Club Affiliation: NXT LC 2015
Major lacrosse honors: 2011 Chester County Lacrosse Association U15A Champions, 2011 Keystone Games – Chester County, 2012 Philly Camp Showcase All-Star Game, 2013 State Championship Runner Up
What will you major in/study? Undecided
Why did you choose Drexel? “I chose Drexel because of the outstanding academic reputation and their unique co-op programs. Another reason why Drexel stood out to me was the coaching staff. Coach (Brian) Voelker has a great reputation with the players and I’m really excited to work with Coach (Chris) Collins on defense and goalie work.”
Outlook for your High School team? “We look to have a strong season and contend for the State title with many returning varsity players.”
Additional Comments: “To start I want to thank my family for always supporting me and coming to my games, especially my Dad who was my coach up until 8th grade and has always been there for me.
“I also want to thank my CYLAX coaches which include John Hildebrand, Peter Scott, Steve Friedman, Pete Zonino,and Mike Nagle who built a foundation of skills and hard work.
“Much appreciation to my Conestoga coaches Brian Samson, Brody Bush, Craig Gratton, Billy Davis, and Greg Hein.
“Last but not least, I would like to thank my NXT coaches Andy Hayes, Dan Deckelbaum, Marty Kupprion, Brett Manney, Matt Lerman, and Warren Danenza.”
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