By K.I. Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 12/19/15
Springboro High School (OH) 2016 midfielder/defenseman Dalton Smith has committed to play NAIA lacrosse at University of the Cumberlands.
Dalton Smith profile:
High School: Springboro High School, OH
Graduation Year: 2016
Position: Midfield / Defense / LSM
College Choice: University of the Cumberlands
Club Affiliation: Velocity Elite Lacrosse
Lacrosse Honors: Honorable Mention All-Region for LSM, Defensive Player of the Year, 2015 Gait Cup All-Star game midfielder
What will you major in/study? Criminal Justice
Why did you choose Cumberlands? “It just felt right at University of the Cumberlands, the school was absolutely gorgeous, the coaches are amazing and great guys.
“Lastly, the team chemistry was solid and everyone got along well! Not to mention one of my good friends since 6th grade committed to go to Cumberlands with me.”
HS team’s outlook for 2016 season? “Our team is looking to change how we have played and look like we have never before. We are coming in with 6 solid seniors that will make a great group of leaders and I feel like we will make a great impact for the future of Springboro lacrosse.”
Thank You: “I would personally like to thank Coach Drew Whalen and Coach Allen Ely, Ely was the one that got Coach (Pete) Campbell to catch interest in me and started it all. Coach Drew had a big part of the recruiting process with me too, he did everything in his power to get me looks and visits.
“Lastly, I would like to thank my parents for all of the support they have given me through all of my decisions when it comes to my school. They went through thick and thin to get me where I am and I couldn’t ask for anything greater, I love them for that, Thank you.”
Other schools considered: University of Indianapolis, Roberts Wesleyan University, Wheeling Jesuit University, Alma College, Cleveland State University and Hanover College
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