By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/31/15
Conestoga defenseman/LS< Tyler Soutendijk has made a commitment to the admissions process at Division III Swarthmore College.
Tyler Soutendijk ledger:
High school: Conestoga High School
Year of graduation: 2016
College choice: Swarthmore College
Club team: Dukes LC
Lacrosse honors: Runner-Up Central League (with Conestoga), Bulldog 120, Warrior Top 205, Adrenaline Platinum Showcase, Prep School Lacrosse Showcase (Boca Raton)
Academic honors, service: Conestoga Service and Leadership Award Recipient, National AP Scholar with Distinguished Honors, Event Director of American Red Cross-Country 5k Run/Walk raising over $10,000, President of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, FCA work with Saint James The Less School (Philadelphia), 2015 Social Media Internship at Drexel Medical School, Peer Mediation Team Member
Intended major: Pre-Health track with a Political Science/Government focus
Why did you choose Swarthmore? “I chose Swarthmore College because of the school’s engaging curriculum that challenges you starting the day you step on campus and sense of team camaraderie that the lacrosse program has to offer.
HS team’s outlook for 2016 season: “We have a bunch of hard working guys that are ready to hit the ground running starting this Fall. This team’s talented underclassmen along with experienced seniors create a dynamic that’s exciting to be a part of.
Thank You: “I’d like to first thank my parents who have supported me through thick and thin. I couldn’t have done any of this without you both. I’d also like to thank my High School Coach, Brody Bush and Club Coach, Pat Harner for being critical influences both on and off the field.”
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