By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/8/15
Marple Newtown 2016 attackman Christian Xitas has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Lynchburg College.
Christian Xitas ledger:
High School: Marple Newtown High School
Graduation Year: 2016
College Choice: Lynchburg College
Club Affiliation: NXT
Major lacrosse honors, All-Star teams, Camps, Showcases: Fab 40 All-Star Game at Philly Showcase, MVP TOWSON All-Star Game 2x, 4 year varsity starter.
Academic honors, service projects: AP and Honors courses, 3.4 GPA, Philabundance, Help coach youth lacrosse program,
What will you major in/study? Engineering
Why did you choose the school? “As soon as I stepped foot on campus I knew it was the right fit for me. Coach (Steve) Koudelka and the rest of the coaching staff were very welcoming. The lacrosse program and academics were what drew me in. I believe I will have a bright future there and am excited to be a future Hornet.”
Outlook for 2016 season: “We are returning most of our attack and defense and will have a lot of experienced players leading the way this year. If we all put in hard work and play together we will have a very successful year.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my NXT coaches, Coach Manney, Kupprion, Castle & Derrick for helping me become a better player. Thank you also to the NXT program for allowing me to be a part of it and helping me to get where I am today. In addition, I would like to thank my high school coaches, Coach Miller, Belson & Walton, their constant support on and off the field and helped me to become the best player and student I could be.
“A big shout to my teammates for always helping me to play my best. Lastly, thanks to my parents and family for always supporting me throughout my entire lacrosse journey.”
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