By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 8/22/16
West Chester East (PA) 2017 face-off specialist Joey Sivo has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Washington College.
Joey Sivo profile:
High School: West Chester East, PA
Graduation Year: 2017
Position: Face-off specialist
College Choice: Washington College
Club Affiliations: Team Man Up, Fusion Elite 2017
Major lacrosse honors: Under Armour 2017 Uncommitted Team, Ches-Mont 2nd Team All-league 2016 FO, West Chester East Most Improved Player 2016, Southern States Elite All-Star 2016, Gettysburg Trilogy All-Star 2015, Mid West Classic Indoor Box All-Star 2015
What will you major in/study? Education
Why did you choose this school? “I decided on Washington College because when I got on campus I felt at home. The small setting will allow me to succeed in the classroom. The coaching staff really made me feel welcome at the school. The facilities are top notch. The Shoreman have a premier lacrosse program that I want to be a part of.”
Outlook for 2017 HS season? “We have an extremely talented core group of rising seniors that if we remain healthy, should do well in our conference. Our team also has a talented group of underclassman who will help us reach our goal to reach the playoffs. We have a fantastic coaching staff that will guide us through our very competitive schedule. We need to play sound lacrosse all four quarters. I am looking forward to my senior season and I expect us to be very competitive.”
People to thank: “I would first like to thank my parents and brother Matt, my friends, and my teammates for there endless support. I would like to thank Coach Jim Schorn for helping me improve on the lacrosse field and making me a better person off the field. Thank you Fusion Staff: Steve Holmes, Matt McCormick, Kevin Crowley, Kevin Philibin and Ryan Sankey for everything. Fusion really catapulted my growth as a player. I would also like to give a shout out to John Bodnar with Philly Face-Off and Greg Gurenlian with Face-Off Academy. Lastly I want to thank Coach Shirk at WAC for this opportunity.”
Other schools considered: Bridgewater, Wingate, Susquehanna, Mount St Marys, ONU
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