By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 2/24/15
Lake Forest (IL) 2016 midfielder Mitchell Salanty has made a commitment to play Division III lacrosse at Messiah College.
Mitchell Salanty ledger:
High School: Lake Forest High School, ILL
Graduation Year: 2016
College Choice: Messiah College (ConnectLAX college profile)
Club Affiliation: Team One
Major lacrosse honors, camps and showcases: Selected to West Team for Battle of the States
What will you major in/study? Business marketing
Why did you choose school? “I really liked the brotherhood aspect of the team, and Coach (Atsen) Bulus, Coach (Jacob) Ashton, and Coach (Will) Johnson made me feel at home at Messiah. Faith and culture come first at Messiah, and that was a big deal to me in deciding where to go. Messiah also has a great lacrosse program as well as academics.”
Outlook for your High School team? “After losing in the semifinals last year we’re looking to come back and win it all. We have the talent, but we just have to bring it all together.”
Thank You: “I’d like to thank my parents for traveling with me to help me find the college that would suit me best. I would also like to thank Coach Combs and Coach Porter from Team One for coaching me into the player I’ve become. I’m also thankful to Coach Bulus and Coach Ashton for giving me the opportunity to play at Messiah. I’m very thankful to God for leading me in the right direction in choosing where to play as well.”
Other schools considered: Dickinson, Denison
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