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Maple Zone boys’ recruit: Archbishop Wood senior attackman Rahill commits to Mercer

Thursday, 27th September 2012

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 9/27/12

Archbishop Wood senior attackman Chris Rahill has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Mercer University.

Chris Rahill log:

Chris Rahill

High school: Archbishop Wood High School

Graduation year: Class of 2013


College choice: Mercer University

Club affiliation: Twist Lacrosse

Major lacrosse honors: Three-time All-Catholic League selection, First Team junior year, among SE PA scoring leaders with 57 goals in 2012

Academic honors, service: First Honors, volunteer for Athletes Helping Athletes and Special Olympics

Major: Engineering

Why I chose Mercer: “I chose Mercer because it seemed like the right fit for me both academically and athletically. When I went down for my overnight visit I knew it was the place for me. I loved the campus and the new facilities are unbelievable. This is program that is on the rise and has a very bright future. Coach (Kyle) Hannan and the other coaches are going to do a great job and I am very excited to play for them.”

Outlook for 2013 HS season: “We hope to have a good season at Wood. We will have some young and new players in there, but we trust our coaching staff and hope to be a contender in the Catholic League.”

Other comments: “I would like to thank first and foremost my parents for always supporting me. I’d also like to thank my high school coaches, coach (Jim) Beury and coach (J.P.) Banks, and my Twist coaches, coach (Jack) Devlin, coach (Greg) Flego, and coach (Joe) Serio for everything they have done for me. Lastly I would like to thank coach Hannan and the rest of the Mercer staff for giving me this outstanding opportunity.”

Maple Zone Sports and Fitness Complex, the official sponsor for Boys’ Recruits, congratulates Chris Rahill. Maple Zone, located on Conchester Pike in Boothwyn, offers numerous programs, leagues and instructional activities for boys’ and girls’ lacrosse players and also offers boys’ U13 and U15 travel teams. Click here for registration for the Muck Dawgs travel teams.



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