By K.I. Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 10/12/14
Oakland Mills High School (MD) 2017 defenseman Evan Riss has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at The Ohio State University.
Evan Riss ledger:
High School: Oakland Mills High School, MD
Graduation Year: 2017
College Choice: Ohio State University (ConnectLAX college profile)
Club Affiliation: Baltimore Crabs 2017 Team
Lacrosse Honors: Diamond Lacrosse Showcase, 2014 Howard County Lacrosse 2nd Team All-County as Midfielder, 2014 Freshman Free State team
What will you major in/study? Engineering
Why did you choose OSU? “I just had that feeling when I stepped on campus that I wanted to be a part of OSU. I really like the coaches, I felt I had a connection with them and the players. Academic support was also very impressive.”
Outlook for 2015 HS season? “Every year we just look to get better. I was involved with team in middle school because my brother played. We just hope to keep improving, and hopefully turn some heads in the county this season.”
Thank You: “I’d like to thank all of my coaches not only from lacrosse, but also from basketball and football who taught me not only on the field, but also off and in the community.
“I’d like to thank my parents of course for just doing everything for me. No matter how irritating I may have gotten they were always there.
“Finally, I’d like to thank my brother for giving me my competitive drive and for making sure I always keep improving.”
Other schools considered: Notre Dame, Villanova, Navy
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