By K.I. Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 1/4/16
Wantagh High School (NY) 2016 attackman-midfielder Richard Russo has made a verbal commitment to play Division II lacrosse at Lincoln Memorial University.
Richard Russo profile:
High School: Wantagh High School, NY
Graduation Year: 2016
College Choice: Lincoln Memorial University
Club Affiliation: True Blue Lacrosse
Lacrosse Honors: Three year Varsity player, National 175 Best of the Best, L.I. Lacrosse Showcase top 40 Freshman and Sophmore years, Crabfeast 2015.
What will you major in/study? Business
Why did you choose LMU? “As soon as I walked on campus I knew that this is where I wanted to be for the next four years. They have a great business program, a beautiful campus and Coach (Ryan) Kuhn, his staff and the players made me feel like part of the LMU family.”
HS team’s outlook for 2016 season? “A Nassau County Championship. We have been a young team for a few years now and with most of our starters back and a lot of experienced players, this should be a big year for us.”
Thank You: “I want to thank my parents for their support and all they’ve done throughout my lacrosse career. I want to thank Coaches Cuiffo, Moriarity and Polo for the opportunity to play three years of Varsity lacrosse and Coach Catalanotti for constantly pushing me to be the best that I could be.”
Other schools considered: Molloy, Assumption, Post, St Thomas Aquinas
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