By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, posted 12/19/14
Garnet Valley High School 2015 midfielder-FO Julian Espina has made a commitment to play Division III lacrosse at Franklin & Marshall College.
Julian Espina log:
High School: Garnet Valley High School
Graduation Year: 2015
College Choice: Franklin & Marshall College
Club Affiliations: 302 Lacrosse, Jags Lax
Lacrosse Honors: Keystone Games (Delco team), Summer Slam All-Star team
Academic Honors: Distinguished Honor Roll
What will you major in/study? Business
Why did you choose F&M? “I chose F&M because I thought that it was a school with the best fit for me. F&M has a great coaching staff and a team that is very successful in the Centennial Conference. Franklin and Marshall is a school that is very well known for its academics and has a highly renowned business program.”
Outlook for 2015 HS season? “I think that we at GVHS are going to have a very good season this year, with a lot of returning starters from last year and a team that has been playing together for a very long time.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my school coaches, Frank Urso, Jim Snow, Joe Kivlen, and Denny Nealon, as well as my club coach Keevin Galbraith and youth club coach Scott Carruthers.
“Also, I would especially like to thank Coach Brian Tingle (GVMS) and Coach Jay Motta (Team 302) for all the help and support they have given me through this whole process.
“I would like to thank all my tightests and team mates that have always been there for me. Most importantly I would like to thank my family, they have always been my number one supporters.”
Other schools considered: Drexel University, Ursinus College, Swarthmore College
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