By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/28/14
Malvern Prep sophomore midfield-attacker AJ Traynor has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Loyola University Maryland.
AJ Traynor log:
High School: Malvern Preparatory School
Graduation Year: 2016
College Choice: Loyola University Maryland
Club Affiliations: Mesa Fresh 2016, Freedom 2016
Lacrosse Honors: MVP Tournament All-Star, Philly Showcase, King of the Hill
What will you major in/study? Undecided
Why did you choose Loyola? “Loyola has always been a favorite school of mine and is the perfect size for me. I love the school and what it has to offer academically and athletically. I have great respect for the entire coaching staff. Coach (Charley) Toomey, (Dave) Metzbower, and (Matt) Dwan have a great track record and I cant wait to be a part of their future!”
Outlook for your High School team in 2015? “We lost eight great seniors who lead us through an amazing undefeated season this year, but still have a lot of young talent returning. Our goal every year is to compete and win the Inter-Ac.”
Other comments: “I want to first thank my mom and dad for supporting me through my lacrosse career and the recruiting process. I want to thank my high school coaches, Coach McEvoy, Coach McFarland, and Coach Mackrides. I would also like to thank Coach Mueller for his support with Mesa, as well as Coach (Bob) Miller for helping me develop as a player throughout my youth lacrosse years and teaching me respect for the game.”
Other schools considered: Penn, Villanova, Boston U, Fairfield
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