By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 12/26/13
Avon Old Farms (CT) post-graduate midfielder Will Friedman has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the College of Holy Cross.
Will Friedman ledger:
High school: Avon Old Farms, CT
Graduation year: 2014 (PG) – graduated from Great Valley, PA
College choice: College of Holy Cross
Club affiliation: Duke’s LC (PA), HEADstrong LC (PA)
Major lacrosse honors, camps and showcases: Champ Camp Champion, Tri-state National Champion and MVP, Under Armour Uncommitted Team, Brine National All-Star, Keystone All-Star, Duke’s 1, HEADstrong Blue
Academic honors: Distinguished Honor Roll, Dean’s List, AP Scholar, Catholic Leadership Experience (CLE)
HEADstrong Foundation Relay for Life
What will you major in/study: Economics
Why did you choose school: “I chose Holy Cross because of the excellent academic opportunities and the longstanding lacrosse tradition. Coach (Jim) Morrissey is doing great things at Holy Cross. He emphasizes hard work and a strong team culture. He, his coaches and the whole team made me feel welcomed.”
Outlook for your high school team: “We have a lot of talented returning players and a strong showing of upperclassmen along with many good up and coming underclassmen. Our goal is to win the Founders League.”
Thank You: “I want to thank my high school coach, Skip Flanagan, for his guidance and mentorship. I also want to thank my Duke’s coaches Ebe, Jason, Mackrides, and Sankey for their coaching and helping me to become a better player as well as HEADstrong coaches Neary, Layne, DiDonato, Mike Colleluori and the Colleluori Family for their support. And I want to thank everyone at Great Valley. Most importantly I want to give a big thank you to my dad, mom and brother Chris for everything they have done to support me and help me to be a better person both on and off the field.”
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