By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacross.com, Posted 2/9/12
Allentown High School (NJ) junior midfield Alex Moore has committed to play Division I lacrosse at USC.
Alex Moore log:
High School: Allentown High School, New Jersey
Graduation Year: 2013
College Choice: University of Southern California (USC)
Club Affiliation: South Jersey Select Pink ’13
Major Lacrosse Honors: WDNT – NJ South Team 1, First Team All-County, First Team All-Area, CVC Player of the Year, Athlete of the Week, 5th Leading Goal Scorer in the State -105 goals
Academic Honors: National Honor Society, Science & Spanish High School Honor Society. Tutor Junior High & High School students.
What will you major in/study: Science or Math
Why did you choose USC? “The school was a bit further away than I ever expected to go, but I fell in love with the campus and weather during my visit. USC has a tremendous Academic and Athletic tradition and I wanted to part of something special. I want to help build an outstanding USC women’s lacrosse program, while having the opportunity to get an outstanding education.
Head Coach Lindsey Munday and assistant coaches Devon Wills and Hilary Bowen who had extremely successful collegiate careers, as well as, play for the US National Team had a tremendous influence on my decision. I am looking forward to being coached by them.”
What is HS team’s outlook for season? “We should be one of the stronger teams in our conference and are looking to go deep into the state playoffs.”
Additional Comments: “I would like to thank my parents for always being there for me. They are my biggest fans and go to almost every game. They have also guided me throughout my recruiting process. I also want to thank my grandparents, especially my Grandpa Moore for all his guidance and support. I would also like to thank and recognize my high school coach, Mrs. McCarthy and my SJS coaches, Mr. Schlesinger and Mr. Knobloch for all of their coaching instruction and recruiting advice.”