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.@MainLineSportsC boys’ recruit: Wissahickon 2018 MF Dickson commits to Pace

Wednesday, 29th March 2017

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 3/29/17

Wissahickon High School 2018 midfielder John Dickson has made a verbal commitment to play Division II lacrosse at Pace University.

John Dickson profile:

John Dickson

High School: Wissahickon High School

Graduation Year: 2018

Position: MIdfield

College Choice: Pace University

Club Team: Fusion LC

Lacrosse Honors: Varsity since 9th Grade, Varsity Captain as a Junior, Garden State Showcase All-Star, Third Team All-Suburban One as a Sophomore, Brine National Lacrosse Classic, SEPYLA All-Star for 2 years, Keystone State Games Montgomery County Team, Super Sophs Showcase

Academic Honors: National Honor Society, Student Council President, Shepard Horton Award Recipient, Bruce Arnold Award Recipient for sportsmanship and academic excellence, Advanced Math Program, High School Mentorship Program

Intended Major: Finance

Why did you choose Pace? “I chose Pace University because of the amazing academics and lacrosse program starting with the staff and players. I have always wanted to play lacrosse at the highest level, and I am so honored that Coach (Tom) Mariano and Coach (Rob) Cornetta are giving me this opportunity.”

HS team’s Outlook for 2017 season? “Wissahickon returns a lot of starters from last year and are looking to snag a District 1 title.”

Thank You: “I would like to thank, first and foremost, my parents and family for always being my number one supporters; also my Fusion coaches, Kevin Philbin and Kevin Crowley. They have helped me out immensely throughout this process. I would also like to thank the HEADstrong foundation, for all they have done to improve my game and improve the lives of others.”

Other schools considered: Mount St. Mary’s, Catholic, Wagner, Quinnipiac, Chestnut Hill, Christopher Newport

Main Line Sports Center, the official sponsor for boys’ recruits, congratulates John Dickson. Main Line SC, located at 1340 Swedesford Road, Berwyn, PA, 19312, offers elite training and clinics for boys and girls as well as club programs for boys. Featuring 5 large indoor fields, we cater to sports teams and organizations looking for a practice facility with ample space and state of the art equipment. Our sports arena is available for organized practices and training sessions for all levels and ages of athlete. Due to the scale and layout of our facility, Main Line Sports Center can handle large practices, as well as Tournaments, special events and private parties for your group or team. Please contact the office at 610-640-1420 for information or access the Main Line website at



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