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Boys’ recruit: Gilman School junior midfielder McBride commits to UNC

Saturday, 6th October 2012

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

By K.I. Goldberg, Posted 10/6/12

Gilman School junior midfielder William McBride has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of North Carolina.

William McBride log:

William McBride (#14, Left)

High School: Gilman School

Graduation Year: 2014

Position: Midfield

College Choice: University of North Carolina

Club Affiliation: Crabs

Major lacrosse honors: #32 Ranked Inside Lacrosse Young Gun Junior, Nike Blue Chip, Brine Shootout

What will you major in/study? Undecided

Why did you choose UNC? “UNC provides the best academic, athletic, and social fit for me. The coaching staff is highly supportive of the players, and the facilities are top notch. I felt most comfortable at UNC and developed an instant connection with the coaches and players.”

Outlook for 2013 HS season? “We are returning a lot of talent from last year, so we will compete for an MIAA Championship this upcoming spring.”

Other schools considered: Virginia, Princeton

Additional Comments: “I would like to thank all my family and friends for supporting me through this process. Especially my parents for making this opportunity possible, and also Coaches (Brooks) Matthews and McClernan for helping and guiding me through this process.”



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