By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 6/13/16
Wantagh (N.Y.) 2017 attackman Chris Tucker has made a verbal commitment to play Division II lacrosse at Lincoln Memorial University.
Chris Tucker profile:
High School: Wantagh High School, N.Y.
Graduation Year: 2017
College Choice: Lincoln Memorial University
Club Affiliation: Wantagh Tribe
Major lacrosse honors, camps and showcases: Elite 100; Seagull Showcase; Hoboken Shootout; National Lacrosse Invite runner up
What will you major in/study? Undecided
Why did you choose this school? “I chose Lincoln Memorial because of the great southern atmosphere and beautiful campus. Coach (Ryan) Kuhn and Coach (Dwayne) Stewart really made me feel welcomed. LMU’s amazing facilities made me feel that it is a great place for me thrive.”
2016 HS season highlights/outlook for 2017? “We fell short to Manhasset in the quarterfinals in the 2016 season. We finished with a 12-5 record in a tough Nassau County Conference B. We are losing a bunch of seniors, but our 2017 season looks to be bright with a bunch of young talent.”
People to thank: “I would like to thank my parents for helping me become the player I am today. Without them I don’t know where I would be. I would also like to thank all of the coaches that have coached me throughout my life. Thanks to my youth coaches, Coach Done, Coach Colbert and Tom, James and Steven Nastro. Also my varsity coaches, Coach Cuiffo, Moriarty and Polo.”
Other schools considered: Salisbury, Tampa, York, Assumption, Hartwick
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