By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 12/19/11
New Hope-Solebury junior defenseman Patrick Dignan has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at University of Maryland at Baltimore County (UMBC).
Patrick Dignan log:
High School: New Hope Solebury High School
Graduation Year: 2013
College Choice: UMBC
Club Affiliation: Twist Black
Major lacrosse honors: BAL Champs, BAL First Team, All-Intel First Team, Bucks County Keystone State Team.
Academic honors: Honor Roll
What will you major in/study? Business or History
Why did you choose school? “I chose UMBC because the minute I stepped on campus I loved it. It’s a great university that provides a great education. On top of that the coaches (Don Zimmerman is starting his 19th year as head coach) are phenomenal, they all are experienced and were very nice throughout the recruiting process. My whole experience with UMBC was great.”
What is your HS team’s outlook for next year? “Our outlook is the same as last year, to win the BAL and make it to the playoffs again.”
Other comments: “I would like to thank my high school coaches: Coach Ryan, Gracie, and Joyce. I would also like to thank my Twist Coaches: Coach Devlin, Coach Serio, and Coach Flego. I would also like to thank my parents and sister for all the love and support throughout the process.”
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