Boys’ recruit: Webster Schroeder (NY) sophomore goalie Klan commits to Ohio State

By K.I. Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 1/18/13

Webster Schroeder (N.Y.) sophomore goalie Willie Klan has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at The Ohio State University.

Willie Klan ledger:

Willie Klan

High School: Webster Schroeder High School, Webster,NY

Graduation Year: 2015 “Sophomore”

Position: Goalie

College Choice: The Ohio State University

Club Affiliation: Sweetlax Lacrosse, Coach Kevin Martin

Major lacrosse honors, camps, showcases: 2nd Team All-Monroe County Division 1, Bucknell Team Camp All-Star, Yale Bulldog Champions, Dicks Tournament of Champions Finalist U19 Elite Division Tampa FL. Will be attending Champ Camp, Maverick Showtime in the summer of 2013.

Academic Honors: Honor Roll, Merit Society

What will you major in/study? Business Marketing

Why did you choose OSU? “I chose Ohio State because of the wide variety of academic opportunities, the great facilities and the Big 10 atmosphere. Coach (Nick) Myers and his staff showed me what it meant to be a Buckeye. After my visits, I knew that Ohio State was the school I wanted to attend and where I wanted to play lacrosse.”

Outlook for your High School team this season? “We are working to have a winning season this year with a hard working “Blue Collar” mentality.”

Thank Yous: “I would like to thank my parents for getting me involved with lacrosse at a very young age and giving up weekends and vacations for tournaments and clinics over the past 10 years. I would also like to thank my High School Coaches, John McGurk, Denis Costanza, Dave Tota, Mike Tota and my Club Coaches Kevin Martin and Chris Sweet, without them I would not have had this opportunity.”

Other schools considered: Hofstra, Syracuse, North Carolina