By K.N. Goldberg
Baltimorelacrossenews.com, Posted 8/16/12
DeMatha rising junior midfielder Brady Thompson has committed to play Division I lacrosse at Lehigh University.
Brady Thompson log:
High School: DeMatha
Graduation Year: 2014
College Choice: Lehigh
Club Affiliation: Blackwolf
Major lacrosse honors: Posted 16 goals and 13 assists to be selected to the WCAC All-Conference in 2011. This summer, attended, MD Free State, Terrapin Summer Classic, Baltimore Summer Kickoff, Top 205, Duke Blue Devil, UpLax, Loyola Rising Juniors and Brine Shootout Sessions 1 and 2.
Academic honors: Achieved either Honor Roll or Principal’s list each quarter since Freshman year. Received the National Classic League Cum Laude Award For Latin.
What will you major in/study? Business/Engineering
Why did you choose Lehigh? “I chose Lehigh because it was a good fit for me both academically and lacrosse wise. My visit was great, I loved the school which appealed to me in so many different ways. Coach (Kevin) Cassese and the coaching staff made me feel like they really wanted me and were extremely confident in my capability. These things made my decision an easy one.”
Outlook for 2013 HS season? “This season I have been selected as captain as a rising junior which is a pretty high honor. I look to help lead the team to a repeat WCAC championship performance and to bring home the trophy in 2012.”
Other schools considered: Duke, Yale, Fairfield, UMBC, Towson, High Point
Additional Comments: “I would like to thank my parents for being behind me 100% and funding for all the events I attended. My parents and everything they have done, have allowed me to pursue my lacrosse goals. I would also like to thank Coach Morrison and Coach Trig for spending countless hours talking to college coaches for me and helping me with my commitment to Lehigh.”