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ReQRuitme boys’ recruit: Malvern Prep junior defenseman Harkins commits to Loyola

Sunday, 12th May 2013

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 5/12/13

Malvern Prep junior defenseman D. Ryder Harkins has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Loyola University.

D. Ryder Harkins log:

D. Ryder Harkins

D. Ryder Harkins

High School: Malvern Prep

Graduation Year: 2014

Position: Defense

College Choice: Loyola University, Maryland

Club Affiliations: Man Up, Duke’s LC, Old School Lacrosse Club

Academic Honors: 1st Honors, every marking period

What will you major in/study? Engineering or Business

Why did you choose Loyola? “Loyola is the perfect fit for me. It has everything I am looking for in a school – size, academics, and location. The impression Coach (Charley) Toomey, Coach (Matt) Dwan, and Coach (Dave) Metzbower gave me about their philosophies and the team’s atmosphere made me want to be a part of Loyola’s lacrosse program.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for the season? ” To finish off strong with wins against Haverford and GA. Then make a strong push for the Inter-Ac Invitational Title.”

Additional Comments: “I’d like to thank my parents, who have always given me the utmost support. I would also like to thank my first lacrosse coach Mfon Udo, for inspiring my love for lacrosse. I would like to thank my current and past high school coaches – Coach McEvoy, Coach MacFarlane and Coach Metzbower. Lastly, a thanks to my club coaches – Coach Jim Schorn (Man Up), Coach Ebe Helm and Jason Christmas (Duke’s L.C.).”

Other schools considered: Lehigh, Lafayette, Army, Brown

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