By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/29/15
Downingtown West 2016 LSM Griffin Liebsch has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Elizabethtown College.
Griffin Liebsch ledger:
High School: Downingtown West High School
Graduation Year: 2016
Position: Long Stick Midfield
College Choice: Elizabethtown College
Club Affiliation: MSI Baggataway Lacrosse Club
Major lacrosse honors, camps and showcases: Summer Slam Champs, 2014 Summer Slam All-Star, Philly Showcase.
What will you major in/study? Undecided
Why did you choose this school? “From the first time I walked onto the campus, Elizabethtown has been the best fit for me both academically and athletically. After meeting with Coach (Drew) Delaney and Coach (Nate) Norbo, I couldn’t help but see myself playing for this great program. Most importantly, I fit in well with the team. I am looking forward to being a Blue Jay!”
HS team’s outlook for 2016 season? “We are returning several starters from last year, along with some talented younger players. We look forward to improving on last season and make a trip to the playoffs.”
Thank You: “First and foremost, I would like to thank my family for always supporting me; and most importantly, to my mom for going to every game and tournament. I would not be the person I am today without your dedication. Thanks to my dad for teaching me valuable lessons in lacrosse. Also, thanks to my brother, Nate, for all the years playing lacrosse together and for helping me through this process. You really helped me get to where I am today.
“Thanks to my Downingtown West lacrosse coaches, Billy Davis, Joe and Zach Donnelly, for always believing in me. Thank you to my Baggataway club coaches, Brian and Kevin Wallace. Thanks to my Baggataway G.M./coach Joe Karpinski for all your support and teaching me during my youth career, and for all your guidance throughout the recruiting process. Finally, i would like to thank my Downingtown West teammates (past and present) and my Baggataway teammates for always pushing me to get better.”
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