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.@MSI_Lacrosse boys’ recruit: Germantown Academy 2017 MF Thatcher commits to Roanoke

Wednesday, 17th August 2016

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 8/17/16

Germantown Academy 2017 midfielder James Thatcher has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Roanoke College.

James Thatcher profile:

James Thatcher

James Thatcher

High School: Germantown Academy

Graduation Year: 2017

Position: Midfield

College Choice: Roanoke College

Club Affiliation: LB3 Phillie Elite

Major lacrosse honors: Inside Lacrosse Recruiting Tournament All Star

Academic honors: Second Honor Roll

What will you major in/study? Undecided

Why did you choose this school? “I really liked the campus when I visited and got along well with the coaches. I also think that Roanoke will give me a good chance to be very successful while playing in college. I’m also excited to continue playing into college with my high school goalie, Leroy Moser.”

Outlook for 2017 HS season? “I definitely think it would be a successful 2017 season if we could finish on the top end of the table in the very competitive Inter-Ac.”

People to thank: “I would like to thank my parents for supporting me through all the years I’ve played; and all my prior and current coaches, including my high school coaches, Brian Grady and Mike O’Brien. I would also like to thank my club coaches, OMB and Ryan White, for their help with me the past few summers.”

Other schools considered: Gettysburg, Ursinus, and Lynchburg

Maplezone Sports Institute, the official sponsor for boys’ recruits, congratulates James Thatcher. MSI is located on Conchester Highway (Rt. 322) in Garnet Valley.MSILacrosse 280x60



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