By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 7/4/13
Bergen Catholic (N.J.) rising senior goalie Matt Pedrick has made a verbal commitment to play Division II lacrosse at Chestnut Hill College.
Matt Pedrick ledger:
High school:Bergen Catholic, N.J.
Graduation year: 2014
College choice: Chestnut Hill College
Club affiliation: Tri-State Lacrosse
Major lacrosse honors, camps and showcases: Three-year starter for Bergen Catholic, All Suburban Sophomore of the Year 2012, Second Team All-North Jersey, Second Team All Bergen, Second Team All Suburban, Second Team Non-Public All-State
MSG Varsity 2013 All New Jersey Lacrosse Team Honorable Mention, Garden State Team North 1, 2014 Captain Bergen Catholic High School
What will you major in/study: Criminal Justice
Why did you choose school: “I chose Chestnut Hill College because I was looking for a school close to my family, where the professors know who you are and I can excel academically. Since I am a goalie, having Coach Brian Dougherty, one of the top goalies in the country, as my coach was a contributing factor to my decision.”
Outlook for your high school team in 2014: “In 2013, Bergen Catholic won its first Gibbs Division Title. Next season we are looking forward to winning the Gibbs Division, Counties, and States.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my parents and family for supporting me and never missing a game; my goalie coach, Ginny Capicchioni, for being there for the good games and the bad; and my coaches, Joe Haemmerle, Tom Prior, Dale Weingarten, Bob Turco, and M.V. Whitlow.”