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Boys’ recruit: Urbana rising junior attackman Plante commits to Lehigh

Tuesday, 31st July 2012

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

By K.N. Goldberg, Posted 7/31/12

Urbana rising junior attackman Brandon Plante has committed to play Division I lacrosse at Lehigh University.

Brandon Plante log:

Brandon Plante (Foreground)

High School: Urbana High School

Graduation Year: 2014

Position: Attack

College Choice: Lehigh University

Club Affiliation: Madlax

Major lacrosse honors: Freestate team member, 205 All-Star, Reebok National team and All-Conference honors

Academic Honors: Minds in Motion, Honor Roll and National Honor Society Candidate

What will you major in/study? Business/Economics

Why did you choose Lehigh? “Lehigh was a perfect fit both academically and athletically. Coach (Kevin) Cassese and Coach (Brendan) Callahan made me feel very comfortable and I felt a part of the Lehigh family right away. I have great respect for Coach Cassese and his staff and it was an honor for me to be selected in their 2014 class.”

Outlook for 2013 HS season? “After graduating 19 seniors, we will return only two starters including myself. In addition to that we will also have an entirely new coaching staff. I look forward to doing everything I can to assist my team in our goal to win a state title.”

Other schools considered: Denver, Towson, Marist, Jacksonville, Villanova, Bucknell and Sacred Heart

Additional Comments: “I would like thank the Madlax organization, my family and everyone else who helped me achieve my goal in becoming a Division 1 lacrosse player. Also, I would like to thank Coach Cassese and Coach Callahan for giving me the opportunity to compete for Lehigh University.”



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