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.@MSI_Elite boys’ recruit: Hatboro-Horsham 2018 FO Dearden commits to Delaware Valley

Friday, 9th December 2016

Categories Boy's/Men's, High School, Recruiting  

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 12/7/16

Hatboro-Horsham 2018 face-off specialist Chris Dearden has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Delaware Valley University.

Chris Dearden

Chris Dearden

Christopher Dearden profile:

High School: Hatboro-Horsham Senior High School

Graduation Year: 2018

Position: Faceoff specialist

College Committed to: Delaware Valley University

Club Affiliation: Bandits Lacrosse

Major lacrosse honors: Freshman Rising Star Award, Be Your Best Summer Camp MVP, 2016 Del-Val Pumpkin Shootout Champions

What will you major in/study? Animal Science

Why did you choose this school? “I chose Delaware Valley University because of their outstanding programs in the Animal Science and Agricultural fields. I also look forward to attending classes with a small student-faculty ratio. I felt welcomed by the staff at Delaware Valley including coaches (Gary) Mercadante and Gallo during my visit. I was excited to learn about their lacrosse program and I look forward to continuing my athletic career under their leadership.”

HS team’s outlook for 2017 season? “We have a great group of guys coming back, a lot of juniors and seniors with varsity experience. We are in a brand new conference with new opponents so it is going to be an exciting year!”

People to thank: “First, I would like to thank my parents for their love, support and guidance. I would also like to thank all of my coaches starting with Coach Peter Burns, Coach Bob Erwine, Coach John Kurek and the rest of the Hatboro-Horsham Lacrosse coaching staff. Lastly, a very special thank you goes to my Aunt Sandy and Uncle Mark for all of their love and encouragement throughout my life.”

Maplezone Sports Institute (MSI), the official sponsor for boys’ recruits, congratulates Chris Dearden. 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 or contact mattv@maplezone.comMSILacrosse 280x60

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