By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 11/27/13
Carroll (TX) sophomore LSM/defenseman Jack Welding has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Maryland.
Jack Welding ledger:
High school: Carroll (Southlake), Texas (west of Dallas)
Graduation year: 2016
College choice: University of Maryland
Club affiliations: Stick Star, Iron Horse, Southlake Lacrosse
Major lacrosse honors: 2013-Southlake Carroll Assist: 3 Saves: 3 Ground balls: 47; Started all 13 games as a close defender; 1 of 2 freshmen to start on varsity; T99 All Star Game; Top 205 All Star Game; University of North Carolina Camp All Star Game Terrapin Classic. 2014-Showtime Lacrosse Camp
What will you major in/study: Undecided
Why did you choose school: “I chose the university of Maryland because it is a top academic school, the diversity of degree programs, and its (move to) the great conference of the Big 10. I also chose the school because of the outstanding coaching staff, Coach (John) Tillman, (Ryan) Moran, and (Kevin) Conry. Lastly, I really enjoyed the time I spent with the players and can’t wait to be a part of the Maryland Family.”
Thank You: “I want to thank my youth coaches, Paul DiBello and Neal DiBello of Southlake Lacrosse for introducing me to the game and for the great coaching. I have also been apart of two great club teams. I was blessed to be apart of the initial U youth program at StickStar lacrosse and recei ved great coaching from Coach A. Crimmins, Coach Saunders, Coach Brand, and Coach M Crimmins. I also would like thank Iron Horse Lacrosse Coaches, Coach Surran and Coach Donald for developing me a player and during the recruiting process. I would also like to thank Coach Bart Sullivan and Southlake Lacrosse for helping me continue to develop my game and to be a part of a great high school lacrosse program. A special thanks to my family for helping me through the recruiting process, driving my to practices and games, and their support.”
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