By K.I. Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 3/27/14
Chatham High School (NJ) senior attack-midfielder James Sullivan has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Furman University.
James Sullivan log:
High School: Chatham High School, New Jersey
Graduation Year: 2014 Chatham HS/ 2015 Westminster School
College Choice: Furman University
Club Affiliation: LI Sting
Major lacrosse honors: MVP Delaware, Under Armour Shootout, Hotbeds, New Jersey North- Brine National Lacrosse Team, coached by my High School Coach, Tony Calandra, we won the tournament.
Academic Honors: Chatham District Honor Roll Student
What will you major in/study? Undecided
Why did you choose Furman? “I attended a prospect camp at Furman University and Coach (Richie) Meade and his coaching staff were amazing. They had so much advice for the players and I admire their knowledge of the game. Also, as soon as I arrived on campus I felt at home, and from that moment on I knew Furman was where I wanted to be.”
What is your team’s outlook for the season? ” We are hoping to win our third consecutive Group B State Championship.”
Additional Comments: “I want to start off by thanking Coach Miller. He saw my potential and was extremely supportive. He helped me gain confidence and grow as a player, as well as advising me through the tricky recruiting process. In the end, Coach Miller helped me find a school that is a perfect fit, both academically and athletically.
?”I would also like to thank my recreation coach, Steve Newes, for coaching me at a young age. My High School coach, Tony Calandra, has also been very supportive throughout the process. In addition, I would like to thank my family and friends for supporting me along the way. My family kept me determined to pursue my dream to play college lacrosse. Lastly, I would like to thank Coach Meade and his staff for this amazing opportunity.”
Other schools considered: St. Joseph’s University, Sacred Heart University, Providence College, Roanoke College.
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