By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 1/12/15
Fairport (N.Y.) 2018 midfielder TJ Hendricks has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Ohio State University.
TJ Hendricks ledger:
High school: Fairport, N.Y.
Year of graduation: Class of 2018 (sophomore then plans to PG)
Club affiliation: Sweet Lax
College choice: The Ohio State University (ConnectLAX college profile)
Lacrosse honors, Camps, Showcases: Played varsity as a freshman on team that went to state semifinals; 3D blue chip; Orange Crush All-Star; invited to Maverik Showtime; played in the Under Armour Uncommitted Game as a 2017 before deciding to post grad
Academic honors: Honor Roll, Red Cross
Intended major:Business or sports management
Why did you choose Ohio State? “I chose Ohio State because the coaches were by far the best out of any of the schools I considered. They were easy to talk to and I could talk to them about anything. Also, I want to bring Ohio State its first national championship.”
HS team’s outlook for 2015: “My high school team is coming off a great season where we made it to the state semis and lost in overtime. We’re losing 19 seniors so we’re going to have to rely on underclassmen leadership this year.”
Thank You: “I’d like to thank my parents, first off, for doing everything they’ve done for me. I would not have been able to do this without them. Also I’d like to thank Kevin Martin for getting me exposed and for coaching me throughout the summer.”
Other schools considered: Syracuse, UMass, Bucknell and Cornell
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