By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 8/21/16
Cherry Creek (CO) 2017 face-off specialist JT Simonton has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Bellarmine University.
JT Simonton profile:
High School: Cherry Creek High School, CO
Graduation Year: 2017
Position: FO Specialist
College Choice: Bellarmine University
Club Affiliation: Denver Elite and The American Team
Major lacrosse honors: Under Armour Underclass – Southwest Team, All Conference, All State (Second Team), 205 West All Star, DU Team Camp All Star
What will you major in/study? Business and Pre-Law
Why did you choose this school? “I really liked the size and liberal arts focus of Bellarmine, coupled with the religious foundations of the school. I feel their Business School will provide a great path to my degree. I really enjoyed my time on campus and am looking forward to playing for Coach Burns.”
Outlook for 2017 HS season? “We have a strong senior class returning for this year. We are hoping to bring the state championship back to Creek after we fell short of this goal last year.”
People to thank: “I would first like to thank my family and my teammates. I would also like to thank my many coaches that have helped me. I would especially like to thank Coach Brian Perry and Matt Weiss at Cherry Creek and Trevor Tierney at Denver Elite.”
Other schools considered: Colorado College, Jacksonville
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