By K.I. Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 1/19/15
Lambert High School (GA) 2016 midfielder Matthew O’Rourk has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the United States Air Force Academy and begin the admissions process.
Matthew O’Rourk ledger:
High School: Lambert High School, GA (Transfer from Ward Melville, NY)
Graduation Year: 2016
College Choice: Air Force (ConnectLAX college profile)
Club Affiliation: FCA
Lacrosse Honors: Southeastern Lacrosse Showcase – Atlanta, Ga – All-Star Team; National Invitational 175 Lacrosse Showcase; Maverick Showtime;
The Ride presented by Nike Lacrosse
What will you major in/study? Military and Strategic Studies
Why did you choose Air Force? “My uncle is a graduate of the Air Force Academy and I have always admired both him and his career in the military. I love the prestige of the school and the many post graduate career opportunities as well as the network of alumni that the academy has to offer. I loved the coaches philosophies and felt like I would be a good fit for their lacrosse program.”
Outlook for 2015 HS season? “To finally win a State Championship.”
Thank You: “I was fortunate to be a part of the Ward Melville High School (NY) team (freshman & sophomore years) and I am looking forward to my future high school and college lacrosse careers.
“I want to thank my parents for always supporting me in everything I do. They have committed a lot of time, money and energy to support my lacrosse dream, to play in college which I am very grateful for.
“I would also like to thank Coach Negus for helping me through the recruiting process and his support both on and off the field.”
Other schools considered: Georgetown, Fairfield, Bryant, Ohio State and Lehigh
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