By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/19/14
Penncrest senior LSM/defenseman Liam O’Donnell has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Widener University.
Liam O’Donnell log:
High School: Penncrest High School
Graduation Year: 2014
College Choice: Widener Universty (ConnectLAX college profile)
Club Affiliations: NXT (Captain); Prior: Dukes LC and Rebel Elite
Major lacrosse honors, camps and showcases: Penncrest Four year Varsity, three year starter, Captain, All Central League – Honorable Mention, All Delaware County – Honorable Mention, Brine National Classic 2012 (All-Star Team) and 2013, 3-year Keystone Games Member (Gold Medal), NXT Summer Invitational (2013) – All-Star Team, Lehigh Valley Showcase (2012) – All-Star Team, and Philly Showcase (2012) – Fab-Forty Team
What will you major in/study? Bio-medical Engineering
Why did you choose school? “Between academics and athletics, Widener has seemingly everything to help me through the next four year. Coach (Brendan) Dawson is a great coach and I look forward to playing under him in the years to come.”
Outlook for your high school team? “We have a strong returning team and are ready to contend for the Central League title and push into the PIAA playoffs.”
Other comments: “I would like to thank Coach Matsinger at Penncrest and Coach Kupprion from NXT for the many games and tournaments over the years we have spent together. I would also like to thank Coach Sankey and Coach Helm.”
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