By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 11/26/14
John T. Hoggard (NC) 2017 attackman Gunner Philipp has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, MD.
Gunner Philipp ledger:
High School: John T. Hoggard High School, NC
Graduation Year: 2017
College Choice: Mount St. Mary’s University (ConnectLAX college profile)
Club Affiliations: Team Carolina and Cape Fear Shamrocks
Lacrosse Honors: Battle of the Hotbeds All-Star Team, NXT Philly Showcase, 3d Blue Chip, Brine National High School North Carolina (Selected), Freshman Varsity starter, and Honorable Mention All-Area
What will you major in/study? Sports Management
Why did you choose Mount St. Mary’s? “After going to Mount St. Mary’s prospect camp and visiting the campus, I knew the school was a perfect fit for me. I look forwarded to be coached by Coach (Tom) Gravante, Coach (Tim) McIntee, and Coach (Ryan) Browning and to be a Mountaineer. The players that I met on the team were great and I can’t wait to be part of the team!”
Outlook for 2015 HS season? “Get better. Work hard, elevate my game, help my team get deep in the play-offs.”
Thank You: “I want to thank my family, friends, and especially my Coaches: Coach Steve Philipp (my Dad), Coach Eddie Jones, Coach Steve Treman, Coach Beall, Coach Dennis LeBaron, and Coach Mike Desmond for their support, leadership, and the love of the game.”
Other schools considered: Hofstra, Rutgers, Jacksonville, and Towson
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