By K.I. Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 10/29/13
Hendrick Hudson High School (N.Y.) sophomore midfield-faceoff specialist Jared Hershman has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Marquette University.
Jared Hershman ledger:
High School: Hendrick Hudson High School, Montrose, New York
Graduation Year: 2016
Position: Midfield/Face-Off Specialist
College Choice: Marquette University
Club Affiliations: Iron Horse (Dallas, TX), Cortlandt Wave
Major lacrosse honors: Varsity for Sectionals as a freshmen, Moonlight Showcase Invitational, Best of the Best National Invitational, Terps Young Guns Shootout, Hofstra Blue and Gold Showcase, attending Jake Reed’s Nike Blue Chip fall camp and the FOC National Face-Off Combine
What will you major in/study? Undecided
Why did you choose Marquette? “Marquette University has top notch academics and an abundance of programs to major in. The campus was beautiful and the coaches were great and really made me feel welcomed and comfortable. Also the idea of playing for a rising lacrosse program seemed very exciting.”
Outlook for your High School team? “Although we lost some talented seniors who will be playing in college, there is talent on the roster that will fill those voids capably and our expectation is to make a long run into the playoffs.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my Mom and my Dad for constantly supporting me in everything I do, making the commute to tournaments and clinics, and for keeping me focused throughout school and the recruiting process.
“I would like to thank Carson Jacobs, who first introduced me to the sport of lacrosse and helped foster my love for the game. I would like to thank my face-off coach Matt Schomburg for giving me the skills and teaching me everything I know about face-offs. I would also like to thank my High School coaches, Coach Solomon, Coach Hirsch, Coach Variano, and Coach Lepore for all there help and support and for helping create my work ethic that got me in the position I am in today.
“Finally, I would like to thank Coach Surran, Coach Donald, and Coach Miller of Iron Horse lacrosse for giving me the opportunity to play with and against great competition during summer circuit.”
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