By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/30/14
West Deptford (N.J.) 2016 defenseman/LSM Nick Diaco has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Albany,
Nick Diaco log:
High School: West Deptford High School, N.J.
Graduation Year: 2016
Position: Close Defense/LSM
College Choice: University at Albany (ConnectLAX college profile)
Club Affiliation: South Jersey Shamrocks
Major lacrosse honors, All-Star teams, Camps, Showcases: 2nd team All-Conference as a freshman, 1st team All-Conference as a sophomore, Jr Lacrosse captain, Top Ten from TopLaxRecruits at Autumn Gold Showcase, Blue Chip standout summer of 2014, Football 1st team All-Conference
Academic honors, service projects: Principals list, Honor roll, Honors/AP curriculum, Rachel’s Challenge, Holy Angels Parish
What will you major in/study? A subject pertaining Math & Physics
Why did you choose the school? “The school is very strong academically, which is important to me. Also, the school was very well set up layout wise. The lacrosse coaches made me feel at home and their style of play is what suits me the best.”
Outlook for 2015 HS season? “To achieve 1st team All-South Jersey.”
Other comments: “I’d like to thank my mom and dad for helping me through all of the showcases and believing me, along with my two brothers who pushed me to get better and taught me to be the player I am. I would also like to thank Coach Bill, Coach Mike, and Coach Cip for turning me into the defender I am today in only the two short years that I started playing with a long pole in my hand.”
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