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Maple Zone boys’ recruit: Lafayette gets commitment from Westfield (NJ) rising senior midfielder Webb

Tuesday, 21st August 2012

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 8/21/12

Westfield (N.J.) rising senior midfielder Matt Webb has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Lafayette College.

Matt Webb log:

Matt Webb

High School: Westfield High School, Westfield, NJ

Graduation Year:Class of 2013

Position: Midfielder

College Choice: Lafayette College

Club Affiliation: Building Blocks Lacrosse

Major lacrosse honors: As a member of Building Blocks: NYLA Showcase; Rider MVP; New England Prep Invitational. As a member of Westfield: the Bucknell Bison Brawl, where I was an All-Star. Independently: Peak 200 All-Star.

What will you major in/study? Undecided

Why did you choose Lafayette? ” Coach (Jim) Rogalski and Coach (Ed) Williams were extremely nice and made everything very easy for my family and I during our visit to Lafayette. I was looking for a smaller campus which I feel I found with Lafayette. Also, it just felt like the best fit for me academically and athletically, which is extremely important. I am really excited about my decision and can’t wait to get there in the fall of 2013.”

Outlook for your HS team next season? “We look good, even though we lost a lot last year graduating our entire starting attack, 2 starting middies, and our starting LSM but we have replacements in line.

“We won the Bucknell Bison Brawl in which we beat some very talented teams so we have the talent. We just need to all get on the same page and we will definitely have a successful season.”

Additional Comments: “I would like to thank my parents for there constant help and guidance throughout my college search. My High School coach, Marc Silbergeld, for all his work he has put into me as a player and a recruit. And, my teammates for helping me get better as a lacrosse player and as a person.”

Maple Zone Sports and Fitness Complex, the official sponsor for Boys’ Recruits, congratulates Matt Webb. 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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