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.@MainLineSportsC boys’ recruit: Shipley School 2020 MF Drake commits to Bates

Wednesday, 25th September 2019

Categories Boy's/Men's, High School, Recruiting, Posted 9/25/19

The Shipley School 2020 Tyler Drake has made a commitment to play Division III lacrosse at Bates College.

Tyler Drake profile:

Tyler Drake (Photo by Mark Tassoni)

High school: The Shipley School (Bryn Mawr, PA)

Grad year: 2020

Position: Midfield

College committed to: Bates College

Club team: Mesa Boys Lacrosse, PennLax All-Stars

Lacrosse honors: Shipley School Varsity Team Captain (2018-2019), Shipley School Varsity Most Improved Player (2018), 2019 All Friends League Honorable Mention

Why did you choose Bates? “I love the team culture and the coaching philosophy at Bates. I knew that I wanted to play in the NESCAC and Bates was the full package for what I was looking for in a school and a program.”

Is there anything else you would like to share? “Thank you to my parents and brothers for supporting me through this long and confusing process. Thank you to my coaches: Coach Chambers, Coach Crowley, Coach Donnelly, Coach Duncan, and Coach Garling for making me into the player and person that I am. Thank you to my teammates for pushing me and making my lacrosse experience extremely memorable.”

What other colleges did you consider? All of the NESCACs, W&L, F&M, and Swarthmore

Main Line Sports Center, the official sponsor for boys’ recruits, congratulates Tyler Drake. 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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