By K.I. Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 1/24/13
St. Anthony’s (NY) sophomore midfielder Danny Jones has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Johns Hopkins University.
Danny Jones ledger:
High School: St. Anthony’s High School (South Huntington, N.Y.)
Graduation Year: 2015
College Choice: Johns Hopkins University
Club Affiliation: Long Island Express 2015 Orange Team (2012 U-15 National Champions)
Major lacrosse honors: Starter on the Freshmen Team.
Academic honors: Honor Roll at St. Anthony’s High School
What will you major in/study? “I intend to study in the medical field.”
Why did you choose Johns Hopkins? “The main factors in my decision in choosing Johns Hopkins was first and foremost the level of high academics at the institution. My parents have always stressed upon me that academic importance is #1. Of course lacrosse played a large component into my decision because not only are they among the elite in Division 1, but the coaching staff and players that I will be surrounded by also include the best in the country.”
Team Outlook for this season? “Our plan is to win a Catholic League Championship and to sweep Chaminade, who is our biggest rival and this just may be the biggest rivalry in the country.”
Thank you: “I would like to thank my parents especially because of their love and support throughout this difficult process. Also my coaches past and present, Coach Frank Ferguson and Coach Mike Schwalje. Both of them are great lacrosse role-models and have always offered positive advice whenever I need their help.”
Other schools considered: Duke, Maryland, Syracuse