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.@MainLineSportsC boys’ recruit: Germantown Academy 2019 DEF/LSM McHugh commits to Amherst

Monday, 30th July 2018

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 7/30/18

Germantown Academy 2019 defenseman/LSM Jack McHugh has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Amherst College.

Jack McHugh profile:

Jack McHugh

High school: Germantown Academy (PA)

Grad year: 2019

Position: Defense/LSM

College committed to: Amherst College

Club teams: Big 4 HHH and Phillie Elite

Lacrosse honors: 2018 1st Team All Inter-Ac, Varsity Starter (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior), 2018 Team MVP, 2017 Sportsmanship Award Winner, Member of 2016 US U-19 Box lacrosse team, Maverik Showtime attendee 2016

Academic honors: Distinguished achievement in History and named to Honor Roll two times

Expected major: Economics

Why did you choose Amherst? “I chose Amherst because of the prestigious academics and the ability to play against some of the best competition in the country in the NESCAC league and compete for a National Championship.”

HS team’s 2018 highlights: “Getting our first Inter-Ac win under Coach McKinney and all the other great wins we had as a team.”

Thank You: “Thank you to my parents for always supporting me and for being there for me throughout this process. Thank you to my coaches who helped me become a better player, especially Coach McKinney, Coach Banks, and Coach Ventresca. And finally to my teammates who push me to be my best everyday.”

Other schools considered: Rutgers, Tufts, Dickinson, and Bowdoin

Main Line Sports Center, the official sponsor for boys’ recruits, congratulates Jack McHugh. 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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