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.@MSI_Elite boys’ recruit: Loyola (IL) 2019 MF Taylor (@THEDUKESLC) commits to Notre Dame

Thursday, 17th November 2016

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 11/17/16

Loyola Academy (IL) 2019 midfielder Najee Taylor, who plays for the Duke’s Lacrosse Club, has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Notre Dame University.

Najee Taylor profile:

Najee Taylor

Najee Taylor

High School: Loyola Academy, IL

Graduation Year: 2019

Position: Midfield

College Committed to: University of Notre Dame

Club affiliation: Duke’s Lacrosse Club

Lacrosse Honors: Under Armour All-American-Midwest, Brine All-American, Sweetlax Invitational All-star, Big12 Invitational All-Star, Jake Reed Blue Chip invite

Academic Honors: High Honor Roll-every academic semester

What will you major in/study? Finance

Why did you choose the school? “The academic and athletic programs are the best fit for me. Notre Dame’s resources are tremendous, including a huge alumni system. There is a great business school at Notre Dame and the future looks extremely bright for the Irish.”

HS team’s outlook for 2017 season? “We lost some senior starters, but we have some talented young guys that will step up this year. Our team currently has eight D1 commits. We are looking to compete against some of the top high school programs in the country, including Victor, Calvert Hall, Georgetown Prep, Culver, and others. Our main goal is to win another state championship.”

Thank You: “I want to first thank my family for all of their continued support and sacrifice. I would like to thank my club coaches, coaches Christmas and Ebe, who helped me grow as player with Duke’s LC. I would like to thank my high school coaches, coaches Snyder, Genova, and Rhymes. Lastly, I would like to thank my friends and others who helped me along the way.”

Other schools considered: Bucknell, Denver, Lehigh, Duke, and Cornell

Maplezone Sports Institute (MSI), the official sponsor for boys’ recruits, congratulates Najee Taylor. 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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