By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 9/12/14
Malvern Prep 2017 LSM/defenseman Sam Charlton has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Lehigh University.
Sam Charlton log:
High School: Malvern Prep
Graduation Year: 2017
College Choice: Lehigh University
Club Affiliation: NXT 2017
Major lacrosse honors, All-Star teams, Camps, Showcases: All Star Selection: MVP I, Battle of Hot Beds and Lehigh’s Future’s Showcase. Showcases: Lehigh’s Future’s Showcase, Philly Freshman Showcase, Prep School Showcase, 3D Blue Chip
Academic honors: First Honors (9th Grade). 3.6 GPA
What will you major in/study? Business
Why did you choose the school? “The reputation of Coach (Kevin) Cassese and his coaching staff, academics, and a defensive minded program made it easy to pick Lehigh. I fell in love with the campus and it is a perfect fit.”
Thoughts on this past HS lacrosse season/team’s outlook for next season? “We have some incredible talent returning for the Friars. I can’t wait to get back at it.”
Other comments: “I would like to thank my parents and my sister for always supporting me and making my goal of playing Division 1 lacrosse. I would like to thank all my coaches, especially the Malvern Coaches: John McEvoy & Todd MacFarlane and all the NXT Coaches: Marty Kupprion, Brett Manney, Mike Avato and Chris Williams. I would also like to thank Billy McKinney for all the time and effort he has put into me and one of my first coaches, Brendan Kelly, for putting a long pole in my hands.”
Other schools considered? Holy Cross, Yale, Fairfield, and High Point
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