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Mens’ recruit: Garnet Valley junior midfielder Urso commits to Drexel

Wednesday, 19th October 2011

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 10/19/11

Garnet Valley junior midfielder Vail Urso has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Drexel University.

Vail Urso

Urso is the second Jaguar from the Class of 2013 to commit to a Division I college in the past few days. Attackman Robert Raucci also committed to a city school, picking St. Joseph’s University

Vail Urso log:

High School: Garnet Valley

Graduation Year:

Position: Attackman

College Choice: Drexel University

Club Affiliation: Jags Lax, Competitive Edge

Major lacrosse honors: EPSLA Showcase, 2011, Central League Honorable Mention, Scored 24 goals as sophomore, Blue Chip 2010-11.

What will you major in/study? Business

Why did you choose school? “I visited several schools, but when I visited Drexel it just felt right for me. I enjoyed the coaching staff and got along well with the current players. I made a decision that I wanted to stay close to home and get a good education and Drexel presented that opportunity. I believe that they have a great program.”

Outlook for your high school team: “We return all but three starters from a 10-1 Central League team and we would love to be in a position to again fight for the Central League Championship.”

Other comments: “I would like to thank my parents for their support and my father (head Garnet Valley coach Frank Urso and former Maryland great and two-time national champion) more importantly for the help and instruction he has given to make me a better player. I would like to thank my teammates for everything on and off the field. Most important I would like to thank God for the opportunity to play lacrosse.”

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