By K.I. Goldberg
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 10/7/13
Lynbrook (N.Y.) senior defenseman-LSM Jake Handel has made a commitment to play Division II lacrosse at Florida Southern College.
Jake Handel ledger:
High School: Lynbrook High School, Lynbrook, New York
Graduation Year: 2014
College Choice: Florida Southern College
Club Affiliations: Turf Island Oilers and Checkmate Sharks
Major lacrosse honors: Top 205 and Peak 200
What will you major in/study? Pre-Physical Therapy
Why did you choose Florida Southern? “As soon as I saw the campus I fell in love with the school. I instantly felt comfortable and welcome with Coach (Marty) Ward, Coach (Rob) Williams, and the entire team. They have a great Physical Therapy program and small hands on classes.”
Outlook for your High School team? “Next year we at Lynbrook feel this is going to be a very solid season. Our goal is County Champions and we expect nothing less.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank my Lynbrook coaches Leighley and Hetrick for supporting me. Donny Borges who has taught me since I started playing. Gordon Purdie for working with me this past summer. Most of all I would like to thank my parents for their never ending support and driving me anywhere for lacrosse.”
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