By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 3/13/13
Central Bucks East (PA) sophomore goalie Sean McGovern has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Boston University.
Sean McGovern ledger:
High School: Central Bucks East High School, Buckingham, PA (North of Philadelphia)
Graduation Year: 2015
College Choice: Boston University
Club Affiliation: Mesa Fresh, Dukes LC, Bucks Select
Major lacrosse honors, camps and showcases: 2010 Penn Star team, 2011 Central Bucks A1 team SEPLYA Champions; Silver Medalists for 2011 Brine National All Star Lacrosse Classic Pennsylvania Team; Bronze Medalist for 2011 U15 Penn State Keystone team, 2012; 2012 Duke’s Lacrosse club Champions for Boys Latin Crabfeast tournament; All-Star team for Lehigh University Lax Camp tournament 2012; Philly Showcase 2012; Member of Mesa Fresh National Champions of Dick’s Championship Tournament of Champions December 2012 in Florida; Jake Reed Nike Blue Chip Rising Juniors.
Academic Honors: National Honor Society, Distinguished Honors for 9th and 10th grade, Presidential Award for Academic Excellence.
What will you major in/study? Biomedical engineering
Why did you choose Boston University? “It holds a lot of potential for a great and competitive new D1 program. I want to be a part of lacrosse history – something special. Coach (Ryan) Polley and Coach (Drew) Kelleher are known for their ability to recruit great talent and build solid teams. It also provides the opportunity for me to explore a top Biomedical engineering academic program and career.”
Outlook for your High School team? “We are a little on the younger side this year, but we have great players at all positions. We have depth at each position, too, with solid leadership and we are a tight net group, it truly is a team environment here at CB East.”
Other schools considered: Penn, Lehigh, Richmond, Villanova, St. John’s, Marquette University
Thank Yous: “I first want to thank my family (my parents and my sister Erin) for supporting me along the way. Thanks to my CBAA Youth Coaches for teaching me my Lax IQ, Dan Brown, Brian Vetter, Steve Henze and Steve Hogan.
“Big thanks goes out to my Goalie Coaches Eric Gregg, Joe Donnelly Sr. and Jr. for teaching me the fundamentals and techniques of being a solid goaltender. Thanks Coach Ryan Sankey for shooting on me all day long.
“Thank you to Mesh Fresh Coaches Peter Rohr, Mark Aitken, and Brad Ament for teaching me the concept of Team. Coach Rohr a special thanks for connecting me to Coach Polley and BU.
“Thank you to my Dukes LC Coaches Ebe Helm and Jason Christmas for preparing me for the college recruiting process and the advice and support along the way.
“Thanks to CB East Head Coach Bruce Garcia, Coaches Rich Garcia, Tim Wess, Todd Forman, Jim Mithoefer, Joe Brodzik and my Father Paul McGovern. We are looking forward to a big year at CB East and we should be top contenders for years to come.”