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Boys’ recruit: Calvert Hall junior defenseman Lanahan commits to High Point

Monday, 1st October 2012

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

By K.I. Goldberg, Posted 10/1/12

Calvert Hall junior defenseman Michael Lanahan has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at High Point University.

Michael Lanahan log:

Michael Lanahan

High School: Calvert Hall

Graduation Year: 2014

Position: Defense

College Choice: High Point University

Club Affiliation: MLC (Maryland Lacrosse Club)

Major lacrosse honors: MIAA A Conference Championship in 2012 with Calvert Hall, Baltimore Summer Kick-Off All-Star, FCA 2014 National team that won Lake Placid, attended Jake Reed’s Nike Blue Chip twice

Academic honors, service projects: National Honor Society, Peer Education Program at Calvert Hall, Honor Roll entire high school career

What will you major in/study? History or Business

Why did you choose High Point? “Along with being one of the premier up-and-coming Liberal Arts Universities in the country, High Point has everything a student athlete like myself could want.

“The campus and facilities are the best in the country, and at High Point it’s not only about becoming the best person you can be on and off the field, but becoming a leader and striving to do the best you can in every facet of your life.

“Coach (Jon) Torpey and his staff, Coaches (Pat) Tracey, (Michael) Phipps, and (Ron) Garling, as well as the players, made me and my family feel at home. I feel as though I will fit in perfectly with what’s going on at High Point and it’s definitely the place I can see myself being apart of for the rest of my life.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for next season? “We have lost many great players, but we will continue to be the best program in the country, and compete with the other top programs. We have phenomenal senior and junior classes. The underclassman are working hard and they are very good. I believe we can make it back to Unitas Stadium in May for our third season in a row and come out with a Championship.”

Additional comments: “I’d like to thank God, my parents, and my family for being there for me always, my MLC coaches Mickey Matthews, Chris Walker, and Chris McGovern for doing everything they have done for me throughout the recruiting process, and my CHC coach Brian Kelly for his help throughout everything as well.”

Other schools considered: Dartmouth, Loyola, Fairfield, Princeton



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