By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/4/17
Conestoga 2018 attackman Chris Cara has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Denison University.
Chris Cara profile:
High school: Conestoga High School
Grad year: 2018
College committed to: Denison University
Club team: Duke’s LC
Lacrosse honors: Conestoga Offensive player of the year 2015, Jake Reed Nike Blue Chip Invitee, Maverick Select National team invitee, SweetLax Invitational 2016 and 2017 championship team, Naptown National championship Runner up 2016, Central League champions 2016 & 2017, District 1 champions 2017; and PIAA Runnerup, 2017
Academic honors: First honors for freshman, sophomore and Junior year at Conestoga.
Expected major: Economics
Why did you choose Denison? “After visiting many schools, I knew that Denison was the best fit for me both academically and athletically. I was very impressed by the coaching staff of Coach Caravana and Coach Zimmerman, the academics that are offered and the campus. It has always been a goal of mine to have a combination of both great academics along with a top ranked lacrosse program like Denison.”
HS team’s 2017 highlights: Central League champions, District 1 champions, PIAA runner-up, 24-4 record
Thank You: “I would like to thank my parents for all of their encouragement and guidance in always helping me to reach my goals. I would like to thank my Conestoga coaches, Coach Bush and Coach Bickel for their leadership, dedication and for continuously improving our team.
“I would like to thank all of my Duke’s coaches, especially Coach Ebe Helm and Coach Jason Christmas for encouraging me to always be the best player and person that I can be. I will always be proud and grateful to be a part of Duke’s!
“I would like to thank Coach Caravana and Coach Zimmerman for giving me this excellent opportunity at Denison!”
Other schools considered: Middlebury, Colorado College, Dickinson, Stevens and Trinity
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