By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/9/14
Mountain Lakes High School (NJ ) 2017 attackman John Natoli has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Lafayette College.
John Natoli log:
High School: Mountain Lakes High School, NJ
Graduation Year: 2017
College Choice: Lafayette College
Club Affiliations: Laker Future and STEPS Elite 2017
Lacrosse Honors: Selected to Battle of States -NJ Team (top 23 uncommitted players in state), 2014 – MVP1 Tournament – All Star Team, 2014 Nike Blue Chip (summer), 2014 Nike Blue Chip (fall), 2014 Maverick Showtime, 2015 Maverick Showtime, 2014 Philly Showcase, 2014 Garden State Showcase
Academic Honors: Honor Roll Student
What will you major in/study? Civil Engineering
Why did you choose Lafayette? “Coach (Jim) Rogalski and his coaching staff really made me feel like I am going to be a part of a lacrosse family at Lafayette.
“Attending a strong academic college is a priority to me and Lafayette is a highly competitive school. The coaches at Lafayette structure their program so that players can do well both on and off the field. I really like the campus, its location, the facilities and the size of the school and classes.”
Outlook for 2015 HS season? “Mountain Lakes Lacrosse has a strong tradition of success and I’m confident our team will have another great season this year.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my parents for all the advice and support they have given me throughout the recruiting process. I would not be where I am if it was not for my Dad. He invested so much time into me this summer and I am very grateful for his guidance.
“I also want to thank my teammates, instructors and coaches from my early years up to my current high school coach, Coach Tim Flynn.”
Other schools considered: Boston University, Princeton, Colgate, Villanova
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