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Men’s recruit: Landon School junior midfielder Pena commits to Delaware

Monday, 6th February 2012

Categories Boy's/Men's, High school, Recruiting  

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 2/6/12

Landon school junior midfielder Philip Pena has committed to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Delaware.

Philip Pena log:

Philip Pena

High School: Landon School (Md)

Graduation Year: 2013

Position: Midfield

College Choice:
University of Delaware

Club Affiliation: Madlax

Major lacrosse honors: Maryland Free State Top 44 Team, Top 205, Brine Shootout with Landon

Academic honors: Honor Roll II

What will you major in/study? Political Science

Why did you choose Delaware? “The coaching staff is great and they were behind me 100% throughout the process. I also had two great visits which gave me a chance to see how nice the campus and facilities are. But ultimately I choose Delaware because of it’s size, tradition, location and the general atmosphere. It was like a diamond in the rough for me.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for the season? “Our ultimate goal is to win an IAC Championship, and after coming up short in last year’s game our team is really excited to get back out there. We are returning a lot of experienced starters as well and a bunch of new young talent.”



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