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Boys’ recruit: Washington College gets commitment from Moorestown senior DEF/LSM Burke

Sunday, 30th December 2012

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 12/30/12

Moorestown (N.J.) senior defenseman/LSM Stephen Burke has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Washington College.

Stephen Burke log:

Stephen Burke

High school: Moorestown High School, N.J.

Graduation year: 2013

Position: Defense/LSM

College choice: Washington College

Club affiliations:
Tri-State All-Stars, Quake Select

Major lacrosse honors, camps and showcases: 2011 NJ Group 3 State Champs; National Invitational 175; Champ Camp, BlueChip 225

What will you major in/study:

Why did you choose school: “Washington College is a great fit for me because of its location, academics, and its outstanding lacrosse history. Coach Jeff Shirk, Coach Chris Miller, and the rest of his staff have a great approach to the game, and the lacrosse facilities are exceptional.”

Outlook for your high school team in 2013: “We have a lot of talented returning players, including a very experienced senior class. This should culminate into a very strong season with aspirations of bringing home another State Championship to Moorestown.”

Other comments: “I would like to thank my family for all their support. Also, I would like to thank my high school coaches, Baron Wallenhurst and Jared Nutter, for their help, guidance and opportunities given to me. Finally, I would like to acknowledge all the various coaches I have had at the youth and Club level for their instruction in helping me become a better player.”



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