By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 12/12/16
Coatesville 2018 goalie Casey Hammond has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Casey Hammond profile:
High School: Coatesville Area Senior High School
Graduation Year: 2018
College Committed to: New Jersey Institute of Technology
Club affiliation: NXT
Lacrosse Honors: Philly Invitational champion and Baltimore Summer Kickoff All-Star
Academic Honors: All honors and AP classes. S.P.I.R.I.T. student problem-solving group. Drama club. German club. DECA/FBLA.
What will you major in/study? Business/Marketing
Why did you choose the school? “I chose NJIT because it is a great school with a great location, and the great new facilities coming soon I’m excited to be a part of this new program and help the team grow.”
HS team’s outlook for 2017 season? “Coatesville currently does not have a boys’ lacrosse program yet, we plan to have a club team for this spring season.”
Thank You: “I’d like to thank my original rec league team coaches; Coach Dougherty, Coach Angel, Coach Smith, Coach Tompkins, and Coach Hibbs. Without them pushing me I never would have been able to get on the NXT lacrosse team which provided me the superb coaching and opportunities that it brought me to this point. As well as all of the NXT coaches such as; Coach Kupprion, Coach Arra, Coach Pogo, and Coach Mayberry. And finally I’d like to thanks my Mother and Father for supporting throughout my whole lacrosse career.”
Other schools considered: McDaniel, Sacred Heart, and Monmouth
Maplezone Sports Institute (MSI), the official sponsor for PhillyLacrosse.com boys’ recruits, congratulates Casey Hammond. With indoor facilities located on Route 322 in Garnet Valley, PA and all turf outdoor fields on Chichester Avenue in Aston, PA, MSI is home to all your training needs, both on and off the field. To learn more, visit us at Maplezone.com or contact firstname.lastname@example.org