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.@MainLineSportsC boys’ recruit: Academy of the New Church 2019 ATT Paterno commits to St. Bonaventure

Sunday, 23rd September 2018

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 9/22/18

Academy of the New Church 2019 attackman Joey Paterno has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at St. Bonaventure University.

Joey Paterno profile:

Joey Paterno

High school: Academy of the New Church (PA)

Grad year: 2019

Position: Attack

College committed to:
St. Bonaventure University

Club team:
Duke’s Lacrosse Club

Lacrosse honors: 2017 Best of the Best Invitational Offensive MVP (Duke’s LC); 2017 & 2018 All Friends League; Duke’s 1

Expected major: Sports Studies/Business

Why did you choose St. Bonaventure? “I chose St. Bonaventure because I felt a connection with the coaching staff and the current players. I all feel like there are great opportunities that come with the building of a new program.”

HS team’s 2018 highlights:
“We finished 16-6 and won our fifth consecutive friends Leauge title. We beat CB East, Princeton Day in 4OT, and Hun School twice. We also made it to the National Prep Championship Semifinals where we got the opportunity to play #1 Culver Academy.”

Thank You: “Thank you to my parents for driving me to all the tournaments, camps, showcases, etc. and for giving me constant support throughout this process. Thank you to my family and friends for the support as well. Thank you to Coaches Rob and Jack Forster for helping to develop me the last three years at ANC. Thank you to Coaches Ebe Helm, Mike Mackrides, Jason Christmas, Evan Bohner and the rest of my coaches from Duke’s LC for guiding me through this process and developing me as a player.”

Other schools considered: Lehigh, St. Joseph’s, High Point, Cleveland State, Wagner, Salisbury, Cabrini

Main Line Sports Center, the official sponsor for boys’ recruits, congratulates Joey Paterno. Main Line SC, located at 1340 Swedesford Road, Berwyn, PA, 19312, offers elite training and clinics for boys and girls. 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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