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MSI boys’ recruit: Hempfield 2016 DEF/LSM Blair commits to Maryland

Monday, 20th January 2014

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 1/20/14

Hempfield sophomore defenseman/LSM Will Blair has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Maryland.

Will Blair log:

Will Blair (Photo by Jim Hess,

Will Blair (Photo by Jim Hess,

High School: Hempfield High School, PA

Graduation Year:

Position: Defense/ LSM

College Choice: University of Maryland

Club Affiliation: Duke’s Lacrosse Club

Major lacrosse honors, All-Star teams, Camps, Showcases:
Making Duke’s LC, invited to Nike Blue Chip camp, winning league championship as a freshman

Academic honors, service projects:
Achieved honors each quarter freshman year, Toys for Tots

What will you major in/study? Undecided

Why did you choose the school? “The campus, atmosphere, academics, coaching staff, and the lacrosse program had everything I was looking for.”

HS team’s outlook for 2014 season? “This past team was great. We won the league championship and we’re going to miss the seniors. I’m very excited for the upcoming season. We have great senior leadership stepping in so it should be a great year.”

Other comments:
“I want to thank Duke’s Lacrosse Club’s Coach Ebe, Coach Jason Christmas, and (Hempfield) Coach Dave Ondrusek; Maryland lacrosse program’s Coach (John) Tillman; my family for making this possible; and a special shoutout to my buddy Colin Strange for introducing me to lacrosse.”

Other schools considered? Interested in University of Notre Dame, Ohio State University

Maplezone Sports Institute, the official sponsor for boys’ recruits, congratulates Will Blair. MSI is located on Conchester Highway (Rt. 322) in Garnet Valley, offering lacrosse and sports performance training for boys and girls. From summer and fall club teams to camps, clinics, tournaments and leagues, let MSI be your one stop training facility. Visit us at or contact 280x60

Photo by Jim Hess,



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