By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 12/5/11
Springfield-Delco junior midfielder Alex Poplawski has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Stanford University.
Alex Poplawski log:
High School: Springfield-Delco
Graduation Year: 2013
College Choice: Stanford
Club Affiliation: Phantastix
Major lacrosse honors: US Lacrosse All-American, 2011; All-Phillylacrosse.com, 2011; National Tournament Philly 1 Team, 2011; All-Central League 1st team, 2011; All-Delco, 2011; PASLA Freshman of year, 2010.
Academic honors: Honor Roll, National Honor Society
What will you major in/study? Undecided, but interested in Math and Sciences
Why did you choose school? “It’s in a beautiful place and has a mix of really strong academics and athletics. The coaching staff (led by Phoenixville grad Amy Bokker, head coach) is awesome, and I felt comfortable with the team. It felt like a fit. Plus, the Stanford program is lacrosse strong.”
What is your HS team’s outlook for next year? “We always have high goals. Almost all our players are returning and we intend on being pretty tough this year.”
Other comments: “First, I want to thank my mom, dad and my sister. They have been so supportive. I want to thank Springfield coaches Keith Broome, Sandy Carter and Kathleen Geiger and the Phantastix staff of Sue Frazier, JoAnn Yusko, Lorraine Beers and Margie Garrity; and also my Springfield and Phantastix teammates.”