Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/29/20
Parkland (PA) 2022 faceoff specialist Matthew Barraco of Duke’s LC has made a commitment to the admissions process to play Division I lacrosse at Harvard University.
Matthew Barraco profile:
High school: Parkland High School (Allentown, PA)
Grad year: 2022
College committed to: Harvard University (admissions process)
Club teams: Duke’s LC, HEADstrong Lehigh Valley
Lacrosse honors: MVP Coast to Coast Fall Fray Championship, 2020 Apex Warwick Local Standout 2020 Under Armour Junior Spotlight Selection 2020 Under Armour All America Call Back 2020 Apex 60 Summer Finale Showcase 2020 All Star Liberty National Elite Showcase 2020 All Star Rookie of the Year, Parkland High School Boys Lacrosse Team 2019 Third place Class of 2022 Face Off Factory 2019 Fall Championship Third place Class of 2022 Face Off Academy 2019 National Showcase Go, Fight, Win 2019 Showcase All Star
Academic honors: 4.3 GPA, Principal’s List all semesters, Completed foot bridge for my church to use for preschool children as my Eagle Scout project.
Expected major: Health Professions
Why did you choose Harvard University, Men’s D1? “Harvard was the perfect fit for me: a top ranked education and a great lacrosse team in an awesome location. I really loved the coaches and their regular communication with me. It made me feel like I was already part of the team.”
Is there anything else you would like to share? “I want to thank all of my coaches that inspired me to keep grinding, stay focused and dedicated to the goal of being one of the best at my position. I want to thank God for all the blessings he has given me. I especially want to thank my parents and family for their unwavering support and love, without which none of this is possible.”
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