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.@MSI_Elite boys’ recruit: Widener gets commitment from Foothill (CA) 2017 FOGO Achuff

Thursday, 10th November 2016

Categories Boy's/Men's, High School, Recruiting  
 

By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/10/16

Foothill (CA) 2017 face-off specialist Ian Achuff has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Widener University.

Ian Achuff profile:

Ian Achuff

Ian Achuff

High School: Foothill, CA

Graduation Year: 2017

Position: FOGO

College Choice: Widener University

Club Affiliations:
Knightly Lacrosse, Encore Lacrosse, LA Mavericks, Southern Combat

Major lacrosse honors: 2015 Encore Ecuadorian Travel Team; 2015 Encore Pinnacle Travel Team, 2014-2015 Brady’s Bunch

Academic honors: Sophomore GPA 3.92; 2015 Scholar Athlete Award – 4.0 in season GPA; 2015 Summer Internship Computer Engineering

What will you major in/study? Mechanical Engineering

Why did you choose this school? “I chose this college because it gave me the mix of the culture, academics and environment that I so desired. It is giving me a place that feels like home – but is not in California – and giving me a chance to have new experiences. I love the culture of the area and I am excited to bring my own culture to Widener.”

Outlook for 2017 HS season? “I am looking forward to the 2017 season as a chance for me to expand my lacrosse career and a strong end to my HS year.”

People to thank: “I would like to give thank to my parents who were there to push me when I needed it and give me the chance to accomplish my dream of playing college lacrosse. I would like to thank all my coaches throughout my years in lacrosse. A special thanks to Colin Knightly, Nolan Godfrey, Jerem Stothers and Robert Holland for all the training, support and for believing in me when I didn’t. Shout out to my HS coach, Elliot Bender, let’s finish 2017 strong! Thanks for all you are doing for FH Lacrosse.”

Other schools considered: Carthage, MSOE, Wooster

Maplezone Sports Institute (MSI), the official sponsor for PhillyLacrosse.com boys’ recruits, congratulates Ian Achuff. With indoor facilities located on Route 322 in Garnet Valley, PA and all turf outdoor fields on Chichester Avenue in Aston, PA, MSI is home to all your training needs, both on and off the field. To learn more, visit us at Maplezone.com or contact mattv@maplezone.comMSILacrosse 280x60

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