By K.I. Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 11/9/15
Smithtown High School East (NY) 2018 midfielder Matt Russo has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Fairfield University.
Matt Russo ledger:
High School: Smithtown High School East, NY
Graduation Year: 2018
College Choice: Fairfield University
Club Affiliation: Long Island Express
Lacrosse Honors: Philly Freshman Showcase Top 40, Suffolk County Top 20, Suffolk County HS Championship, Nike Blue Chip, Maverik Showtime
What will you major in/study? Business
Why did you choose Fairfield? “After visiting a variety of schools, I found Fairfield to be the best fit for me, where I can be a successful student-athlete and have a great overall college experience.”
HS team’s outlook for 2016 season? “Smithtown East has taken the last two Suffolk County Championships. We are seeded #1 for the upcoming season and are looking forward to a challenging and successful season.”
Thank You: “First I have to thank my parents for supporting me in countless ways through my Lacrosse journey. I thank Coach Bob Pollock, who introduced me to the sport of Lacrosse in the 3rd grade. My LI Express Coach Mike Chanenchuk, for developing my offenive skills and Coach John Lynott for nurturing my defensive ability. I thank my HS Coaches, Jason Lambert and Keith Greene for bringing me to the next level.”
Other schools considered: BU, Rutgers, Yale, Binghamton
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