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Boy’s recruit: McDonogh 2015 attack-midfielder Austin commits to Loyola

Monday, 19th August 2013

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

By K.I. Goldberg
Baltimorelacrossenews.com, Posted 8/19/13

McDonogh School rising junior attack-midfielder Bobby Austin has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Loyola University.

Bobby Austin ledger:

Bobby Austin

Bobby Austin

High School: McDonogh School

Graduation Year: 2015

Position: Attack/Midfield

College Choice: Loyola

Club Affiliation: Baltimore Crabs

Major lacrosse honors, All-Star teams, Camps, Showcases: Loyola Shootout (All-Star), National High School Lacrosse Showcase, King of the Hill, Best of the Best and NSCLA

Academic honors, service projects: Eagle Scout, Honor Roll

What will you major in/study? Business/Finance

Why did you choose Loyola? “Loyola’s strong academics, size, location, and their lacrosse program. I really enjoyed getting to know Coach (Charley) Toomey, Coach (Matt) Dwan, and Coach (David) Metzbower. After visiting Loyola, I decided it was the place for me.”

What are your thoughts on this past HS lacrosse season/team’s outlook for next season? “We (McDonogh) had a great season this past spring and made it to the MIAA Semi-finals. Most of the team is coming back for next season and we are looking forward to working hard to have another great season.”

Thank You: “I would like to thank my McDonogh coaches – Coach Hilgartner, Coach Brandau, Coach Benson, Coach Holmes, Coach McPartland and Coach Scherr. I would also like to thank my club coaches – Coach McCLernan, Coach Kelly, Coach Novotny, Ben Kellar and Garrett Novotny. I also want to thank my parents for their continuous support throughout the whole recruiting process. Lastly, I’d like to thank Kyle Jakobe of Sweat Performance for working with our team throughout the year.”

Other schools considered: Denver, Brown, Delaware, Colgate

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