By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 10/1/18
Culver Military Academy 2020 goalie Michael Gianforcaro, of the Duke’s LC and Mesa Lacrosse, has made a commitment to the admissions process at Princeton University.
Michael Gianforcaro profile:
High school: Culver Military Academy, Indiana; of Lincoln University, Chester County
Grad year: 2020
College committed to: Princeton University (admissions)
Club teams: Dukes LC, Mesa
Lacrosse honors: MLC goalie of the year, Rising Junior to watch (IL), 3x UA All-American (Philly), All-Tournament team for UA, holds the record for most saves in a career at previous high school
Academic honors: 4.0 GPA, Honor Roll
Expected major: Economics
Why did you choose Princeton? “I chose Princeton because the academics are second to none, providing me with a great education for my future. I also loved the coaching staff and the energy they brought to the game. The location is perfect. It is close to home and in a great town. Princeton feels like home.”
HS team’s 2018 highlights: #1 in the country for 14 straight weeks. #1 in the Midwest.
Thank You: “Thank you to my family. I couldn’t have done this without the support of my mom and dad as well as my siblings, Katie and George. Thank you for being there for me after big wins, tough losses, and everything in between. Thank you to my club coaches for always believing in me and giving me a chance. Thank you to my previous coaches, Coach Hammond, Chastain, Lengel, DuPont, Monahan, Gil, Griff, Schrep, Mastro, Hardy, and Mizhir. Thank you to my current coaches, Coach Posner, Kennedy, Thompson, Helm, and Christmas. Thank you all for shaping me into the player and person I am today.”
Other schools considered: UVA, Harvard, Yale, ND, JHU, Villanova, West Point, Loyola MD.
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