By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 8/23/15
Emmaus (PA) 2017 midfielder Tyler Corpora has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Hartford.
Tyler Corpora ledger:
High school: Emmaus High School, PA
Graduation year: 2017
College choice: University of Hartford
Club affiliation: NXT 2017
Major lacrosse honors: 2015-Selected to Towson MVP 2017 All-star Team, Selected to Philly Showcase Camp Fab 40 All-star Team, Selected to Philly Summer Invitational 2017 All-star Team, Emmaus High School PIAA District XI Champions 2014- Selected to Philly Showcase Camp Fab 40
Academic honors, service: National Junior Honor Society and Honor Roll throughout Freshman and Sophomore years.
Intended major: Physical Therapy
Why did you choose Hartford? “Hartford has a great Physical Therapy program and a great lacrosse program. What more could I ask for? The size of the campus and the feeling that I got on campus was great. Coach (Peter) Lawrence and the coaching staff were easy to talk to, which made me feel at home and really got me excited about becoming a Hawk.”
Outlook for 2016 HS season: “Our team was relatively young this year; we can only get better. My expectation is to win the District XI title again next year and go on to be a competitive contender in States.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my high school coaches, Scott Ketcham and J.D. Wilson; also my coaches from NXT, Marty Kupprion, Mike Avato and Chris Williams. Both my club coaches and my high school coaches played a big part in my development by challenging me to become a better player and helping me throughout the recruiting process. I would also like to thank my youth coaches, Desi and Lou Gonzalez, and Eric Dorn for helping me develop my skills. And most of all I would like to thank my family for supporting me and giving me the opportunity to play for such great programs and coaches.”
Other schools considered: UMass Lowell, RMU, High Point, and Salisbury.
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