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Men’s recruit: Pennridge senior defenseman Weiss commits to new program at Arcadia

Tuesday, 31st January 2012

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 1/31/12

Pennridge senior defenseman Mac Weiss has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Arcadia University.

Mac Weiss log:

Mac Weiss

High School:

Graduation Year: 2012

Position: Defenseman

College Choice: Arcadia

Other info:
Arcadia begins its first year of varsity play in 2012-13 under Drew Delaney. Weiss and North Penn goalie Mike Tappen are among the first recruits.

Club Affiliation: LB3-North

Major lacrosse honors: Honorable Mention Suburban One Continental Conference; Defenseman of Year for team, Blue Chip Top 225 All-Star 2010

Academic honors: Student of the Month, October, by Rotary Club; Distinguished Honor Roll.

What will you major in/study?
Biology/Physical Therapy

Why did you choose Arcadia?
“I was looking at a couple lower D1 schools and upper tier D3 schools and I got an e-mail at end of the summer from the Arcadia coach (Delaney). We looked into it; we took a visit and I felt like the coach is super-organized and knows what he’s talking about. Everything kind of clicked. I was in physical therapy at the time and I thought it was a cool program; I get to chase my academic dream and help build a program at Arcadia.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for the season?
“Since my freshman year, every season we’ve gotten better and I am hoping to keep that rolling with the team. We have a pretty talented team with a lot of kids that have been on varsity a few years; hopefully we’ll make an impact in the conference and with our record overall.”

Other comments: “I want to thank my parents, my dad Chuck and mom, Amy; I also ant to thank my coaches, in high school and club lacrosse. And also I thank my girlfriend and all my friends and family for supporting me through the whole process of recruiting and training.”

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