By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 12/24/14
Manhasset (N.Y.) 2017 goalie Brendan Haggerty has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Villanova University.
Brendan Haggerty log:
High School: Manhasset High School, N.Y.
Graduation Year: 2017
College Choice: Villanova University
Club Affiliation: Tenacious Turtles
Major lacrosse honors, All-Star teams, Camps, Showcases: Crabfeast Champion, Adrenaline Platnium Cup Champion, Maverik Showtime All-Star
Academic honors: High Honor Roll
What will you major in/study? Applying to Business School
Why did you choose the school? “I chose Villanova because of its academics, campus life; and it really came down to where I was most comfortable as a student athlete.”
Outlook for 2015 HS season? “We are looking forward to another very competitive season at Manhasset.”
Other comments: “I want to thank my family, especially my Dad, who has put in countless hours in helping become the best goalie I can possibly be. I want to thank my coaches, especially Coach Powers, Coach DeSimone, Coach Licciardi, Coach Luzzi, Coach Cherry, and Coach O’Meara for all their help with my development and instruction throughout the recruiting process. I would like to thank all the coaches I met throughout the recruiting process for spending considerable amount of time with me and my family, and ultimately helping me make my decision. Finally I want to thank my teammates for their continuous support on and off the field during the recruiting process.”
Other schools considered? Providence, Harvard, Bucknell, and Air Force.
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