By Chris Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 12/31/13
Half Hollow Hills West (N.Y.) junior LSM/defenseman Malcolm Hannibal Flynn has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at St. John’s University.
Malcolm Hannibal Flynn ledger:
High School: Half Hollow Hills West, N.Y.
Graduation Year: 2015
College Choice: St. John’s University
Club Affiliation: Hills West
Major lacrosse honors: 4 year varsity starter, 2x Jake Reed Nike Blue Chip participant, Led Long Island LSM’s in ground balls as a freshman, Rookie of the year runner up, 5x Long Island Express orange team member.
Other sports: Martial Arts
Academic honors: Honor Roll, 2013 Personal Best Award recipient, 2013 Student Athlete.
What will you major in/study? Political Science
Why did you choose the school? “During my visits I was impressed by how serious the coaching staff and players took lacrosse and their academics. Also, I wanted to play for a college team that has a serious chance at winning the NCAA Championship. Additionally, I was impressed with the coaching staff’s New York-swagger-in-the-city-that-never-sleeps attitude.”
What is your team’s outlook for next season? “We are all amped up and ready to go. We made the playoffs two years in a row and I am confident that we will do as well or better this season.”
Thank You: “First and foremost, I would like to thank God for his blessings and my father for coaching me and inspiring me to play at my best. Also I would like to thank my mother and sister for reminding me that whatever I believe I could achieve.”
Other schools considered? Air Force Academy, UMass, Albany, Towson, and Ohio State.
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