By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 1/27/15
Hopkins (MN) 2016 midfielder Kamal Baker has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Maryland at Baltimore County (UMBC).
Kamal Baker ledger:
High school: Hopkin, MN
Graduating year: 2016
Club affiliations: Team Minnesota, Minnesota Elite
Lacrosse honors: Honorable Mention All-Conference, All-Star selection at Baltimore Summer Kickoff and Del Mar Adrenaline Challenge
Academic honors: AP Student, 3.6 GPA
Intended major: Plans to study medicine
Why did you choose UMBC?“I chose UMBC because I told Coach (Don) Zimmerman my intentions academically and he really made those intentions a high priority from the start.”
HS team’s outlook for 2015?“The 2015 HS season will be a challenge. We are in one of the top conferences and face a lot of good competition.”
Thank You:“I want to thank Cory Childs and LC Morschel at True Lacrosse for supporting me even after I made the switch to Minnesota Elite; Rob Horn at Minnesota Elite, who really moved me along the recruiting process; Rob Graff at Team MN who aided me through the thought process; and and my mother, Aisha Baker, for pushing me.”
Other schools considered:High Point, Mercer, Albany
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