By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/28/15
Pequannock High School (NJ) 2016 attackman Liam Lilienthal has made a verbal commitment to play Division III lacrosse at Messiah College.
Liam Lilienthal ledger:
High School: Pequannock High School, NJ
Graduation Year: 2016
College Choice: Messiah College
Club Affiliation: Jersey Thunder Lacrosse
Lacrosse Honors: 2 Year Varsity Starter
Freshman Year- 1st Team All-Conference, 3rd Team All-Morris County
Sophomore Year- 1st Team All-Conference, Honorable Mention All-State, 1st Team All-Rizk Conference, 2nd Team All-County
All-Star Teams- Blue Chip 225 Elite White, 2013 Lehigh Valley Showcase, Northwest New Jersey U-15 All-Stars
What will you major in/study? Athletic Training
Why did you choose Messiah? “I was looking for a school with great academics and a great lacrosse team. Messiah fits the criteria for both.
“I instantly felt at home at Messiah. The atmosphere of the school and the team really fits me well as an individual. Messiah will also give me the opportunity to strengthen my faith and play the sport I love while giving glory to God.”
Outlook for your High School season? “This season my high school team is looking to make a strong push at the county and state level. We have a great group of guys with a lot of talent that can make this season very successful.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my family for all the support they have given me throughout this process. They have been there for every game, every tournament, and every showcase allowing me to have the best experience possible playing lacrosse.
“I would also like to thank my high school coach, Josh Danziger, for all he has done to help me along the way. He has been my biggest supporter and has helped me develop into the player and man I am today.
“I am extremely thankful for the man that taught me so much of what I know about lacrosse at such an early age, my youth coach Alan Geissel.
“And lastly, I would like to thank my club coaches, John and Dave Gallucci for all of they have done for me the past couple of summers and falls.”
Other schools considered: Lebanon Valley, Eastern
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