By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 8/18/13
Bellevue (WA) rising senior midfielder Eric Haehl has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Richmond.
Eric Haehl ledger:
High School: Bellevue High School, WA
Graduation Year: 2014
College Choice: University of Richmond
Club Affiliations: Seattle Starz, West Coast Starz, Team Washington
Major lacrosse honors, All-Star teams, Camps, Showcases: Jake Reed Blue Chip, Adrenaline Black Card, Adrenaline High Rollers
Academic honors, service: National Honor Society, Coaching Youth Sports (Lacrosse, Basketball)
What will you major in/study? “Business is intriguing, but still undecided.”
Why did you choose the school? “I chose Richmond because there was a great mix of academics, athletic facilities, great coaching staff and the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of being part of a young D1 team and helping to build the program.”
What are your thoughts on this past HS lacrosse season/team’s outlook for next season? “We are back to back State Champions with Bellevue High School. Our sights are set on a 3-peat with a lot of talent returning.”
Thank You: “I would really like to thank my coaches, both high school and club, for all of their help in my development as a player. Their guidance throughout the recruiting process meant a lot to me. I would also like to thank Kris Snider, a Northwest lacrosse legend. Last but not least, my parents for all their support throughout my life, especially throughout my lacrosse journey.”
Other schools considered? UPenn, Tufts, Middlebury, Hofstra.
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