By K.I. Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 2/17/14
H.B Plant High School (FL) sophomore defenseman Bennett Taylor has made a commitment to the Admission Process of the United States Military Academy, West Point.
Bennett Taylor ledger:
High School: H.B Plant High School, Tampa, Florida
Graduation Year: 2016
College Choice: Army
Club Affiliations: West Florida Lacrosse, Florida National Lacrosse
Major lacrosse honors: 1st Team All-League, Fab Frosh All-Star, Brine National Classic High School All-American, Crabfest
Academic honors, service projects: Principal’s Honor Roll, Beta Club, Volunteer at Tampa General Hospital
What will you major in/study? Undecided
Why did you choose West Point? “I chose West Point because of it’s academic excellence, as well as an excellent support system for the players. Coach (Joe) Alberici and his staff are building for a National Championship, and I hope to help them with the goal.”
What are your thoughts on the upcoming season? “Last season, we lost in the league final. This year we’ve transitioned to becoming a varsity sport, and our coaches have worked us hard to prepare us for the upcoming season. I hope to help guide our team to a District Championship and beyond.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank every coach who has helped me become the player I am today. Also, I want to thank my brother Julian, a 2014 Roanoke commit, for always pushing me mentally and physically throughout my career. I also would like to thank Coach Alberici for giving me the opportunity to play at West Point.”
Other schools considered: Dartmouth, Colgate, Yale
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