By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 1/19/14
Haverford School (PA) sophomore attackman Forry Smith has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Johns Hopkins University.
Forry Smith ledger:
High School: The Haverford School, PA
Graduation Year: 2016
College Choice: Johns Hopkins University (committed in Fall, 2012)
Club Affiliations: Duke’s Lacrosse Club, Mesa Fresh 2016
Major lacrosse honors: Captain-Duke’s Lacrosse Club, Championship MVP- Dick’s Sporting Goods Tournament of Champions
All-Star Teams: PennStar, Chester County All-Stars, Philadelphia Fever, Duke’s LC and Mesa Fresh
Camps: 3D/Jake Reed Rising Freshman Camp, Jake Reed/Nike Blue Chip Rising Freshman?Showcases: Cottle Invitational, Terrapin Classic, Greene Turtle Invitational, Big4 Showcase (All-Star) and FLG in 3D
Academic honors: National Junior Honor Society, Recipient of the Presidential Academic Award, Distinguished honors, Advanced Scores in PSSA.
Service projects: Donating time at youth lacrosse clinics and a local food bank/thrift store.
What will you major in/study? Pre-Med
HS team’s outlook for 2014: “We have a very optimistic outlook for the 2014 season. We have great leadership from the returning senior class, as well as depth through our junior and sophomore classes. We hope to be successful not only in the Inter-Ac, but also on a national scale.”
Why did you choose the school? “For as long as I can remember, Johns Hopkins University has been my dream school, both academically and athletically. I have great respect for Coach (Dave) Pietramala and his coaching staff. I am very excited to join such a prestigious organization that is able to compete for a national championship year after year.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my high school coaches: Coach (John) Nostrant, Coach (Mark) Petrone, Coach (Travis) Loving, and Coach (Paul) O’Grady. I would also like to thank my Mesa Fresh coaches: Coach (Dave) Sowers, Coach (Adam) Mueller, Coach (Brian) Wall, Coach (David) Brumbaugh, and Coach (Josh) Wilcox. I would also like to thank my Dukes coaches: Coach (Ebe) Helm, Coach (Jason) Christmas, Coach (Joe) Vetrone, Coach (Chris) Fallon, and Coach (Bruce) Vosburgh. Finally. I would like to thank my family and friends for all of their support.”
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