By K.I. Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 4/1/14
Princeton Day School (NJ) sophomore midfielder Connor Fletcher has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Cornell University and begin the admissions process.
Connor Fletcher ledger:
High School: Princeton Day School, New Jersey
Graduation Year: 2016
College Choice: Cornell University
Club Affiliation: Tri-State Lacrosse
Major lacrosse honors: Nike BlueChip Fall Showcase, 3d BlueChip Honorable Mention, PDS Varsity as Freshman, Bucks County All-Stars, Keystone Games Silver Medalist, Lower Bucks Lacrosse Team Captain, Lower Bucks Lacrosse MVP
What will you major in/study? Engineering
Why did you choose Cornell? “Cornell has always been my favorite school. My Dad is a Cornell Alumni. After my first visit to the Cornell campus, I knew it was where I wanted to go to school and play lacrosse. The challenging academics at Cornell are just what I am looking for. The team culture instilled by Coach (Matt) Kerwick and (Peter) Milliman is very positive and that’s the environment I want to be a part of. All in all I feel that Cornell is the perfect fit for me.”
Outlook for your High School team? “After coming close to two Championships last year, we hope to move forward this year and compete for both the Mercer County and Prep School Championships.”
Thank You: “To begin, I would like to thank my Tri-State coach MV Whitlow who has been a great coach and mentor thru my lacrosse career and the recruiting process. My Tri-State coaches Roger Colbert and Ross Turco contributed to my success and I thank them as well.
“My Princeton Day School coach Rich D’Andrea has been instrumental. I thank him for his academic and lacrosse recruiting advice. Also, I want to thank my other PDS coaches, Rob Tuckman and Peter Higgins.
“A big thanks to my Lower Bucks Lacrosse coaches, Joe Manuli and Paul Deppi who started my lacrosse career and taught me the fundamentals of lacrosse.
“Finally, I thank my family for their constant support in everything that I have done throughout the years.”
Other schools considered: Princeton, UPenn, Harvard, Dartmouth
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