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.@MSI_Elite boys’ recruit: Springside Chestnut Hill Academy 2017 FO/MF Smithline commits to Lafayette

Sunday, 16th October 2016

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 10/16/16

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy 2017 faceoff/midfielder Gabe Smithline has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Lafayette College.

Gabe Smithline profile:

Gabe Smithline

Gabe Smithline

High School: Springside Chestnut Hill Academy

Graduation Year: 2017

Position: FO/MF

College Committed to: Lafayette College

Club Affiliation: LI Sting

Major lacrosse honors, camps and showcases: UNC Camp All-Star, KIng of the Hill All-Star, Nike Bluechip, Philly Showcase King of the X Final 4

What will you major in/study? Economics

Why did you choose this school? “I felt Lafayette provided the perfect blend between academics and athletics. Coach (Jim) Rogalski is building a very strong program, and I’m very excited to be a part of it.”

HS team’s outlook for 2017 season? “I think we are going to surprise a lot of people this season. We had no seniors last year, but this year we are a senior- and junior=laden team with lots of experience. It should be a very exciting season.”

People to thank: “I would first and foremost like to thank my parents and my two brothers. They have always supported me and pushed me to be the best I can be. I would also like to thank my high school coach, Mike Delgrande for all his help in recruiting and for pushing me everyday to be a better player. I would also like to thank my club coach, Ken Miller, for great summers of lacrosse and all his help with recruiting. Lastly, I would like to thank John Bodnar and Mike Dolente from Philly Face off for all their help developing me as a player.”

Other schools considered: NESCAC and Ivy League schools

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