By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/1/16
Avon Old Farms (CT) 2017 midfielder Alec Ferry has made a commitment to play Division III lacrosse at Swarthmore College.
Alec Ferry profile:
High School: Avon Old Farms, CT
Graduation Year: 2017
College Choice: Swarthmore College
Club Affiliation: NJLC
Major lacrosse honors, camps and showcases: Prep Lax Showcase
What will you major in/study? Biology
Why did you choose this school? “Swarthmore is one of the best academic schools in the country and you could not ask for a better education. Their method for balancing school and lacrosse is perfect for me. Coach (Pat) Gress was a pleasure to talk to and I am looking forward to playing under him. Swarthmore was the prefect place for me to continue my academic and lacrosse career.”
People to thank: “I would like to first thank my mom and dad who have been my number one supporters since I have started playing. They have taken me 100s of miles away to play in tournaments and I will always be grateful.
“Next, I would like to thank all of my Avon coaches, especially Dr. Flanagan, who has has been my mentor through this process. I would like to also thank my NJLC coaches, especially Coach Brian Wolchok who gave me an incredible home for the past 4 years.
Lastly, I would like to thank all of my teammates for always having my back and making lacrosse the most enjoyable part of my spring and summer.”
Other schools considered: Bowdoin, Williams, Middlebury, Lafayette
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