By K.I. Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 2/15/18
Salem High School (VA) 2018 midfielder Robert Royston has committed to play Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association lacrosse at McGill University.
Robert Royston, Jr. profile:
High School: Salem High School, VA
Graduation Year: 2018
College Choice: McGill University
Club Team: Dukes’ VA LC
Lacrosse Honors: Liberty Bell Challenge 2017 All-Star, Maryland Lacrosse Showcase 2016 All-Star, All-Conference
Academic Honors: FCA, NHS, NSHSS, Spanish Honor Society, Presidents of Roanoke Valley Chapter of Jack and Jill
Expected Major: BN or BA
Why did you choose McGill? “The school has high academic standing and is ranked among one of top Universities in the world. Also it has a high level of lacrosse.”
HS team’s outlook for 2018 season? “I believe that we have a chance to win States this year. We are a focused and powerful team on both sides of the field.”
Thank You: “I want to thank my mother, father and brother for taking me to the multiple tournaments outside of the state and for supporting me all the way. Thanks to the Goodpasture family for being my second home and my friend/brother Ry.
“I would also like to thank my high school coaches and Coach Steve Mason, specifically, for coaching me from 7th grade all the way to my senior year of high school. I also want to thank my friend Stephen “Zach” Mason for being the one to invite me to the sport in the first place.
“Most of all I want to thank God. I have constantly prayed for the opportunity to play collegiate lacrosse at a high level and it has finally come.”
Other schools considered: University of Pittsburgh, Liberty University, Rutgers University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Stony Brook University, and Baylor University (Waco)
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