By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/21/14
Harriton High School 2016 defenseman Matt Binnion has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Richmond.
Matt Binnion log:
High School: Harriton High School
Graduation Year: 2016
College Choice: University of Richmond
Club Affiliation: Dukes
Lacrosse Honors: 2nd Team Main Line, 2X Central League Honors, 2 Year Varsity Starter, Nike Blue Chip
Academic honors, service projects: Honor Roll, Cum Laude Award in Latin, Volunteer at Riverbend Environmental Center and Ashbee Youth Lax
What will you major in/study? Undecided
Why did you choose Richmond? “I chose the University of Richmond because of the school’s excellence in academics and lacrosse.”
Thoughts on this past season/outlook for next season? “The 2014 Harriton lax team saw a lot of improvement. Although we graduated many seniors our team is looking good and will be competitive in the Central League in 2015.”
Thank You: “Many people contributed to my success in lacrosse – but some of the standouts are: my Mom & Dad & my sister Lauren, all my coaches at Dukes but especially Coaches Helm, McKinney, Christmas, Fallon & Vetrone. Also, Coach Proud at Harriton and Wayne Helms at Elite Training.”
Other schools considered: Princeton, Denver, Maryland, Yale, Notre Dame
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