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Boys’ recruit: South River 2015 ATT-MF Schimoler commits to UMBC

Thursday, 21st November 2013

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

By K.I. Goldberg, Posted 11/21/13

South River High School junior attack-midfielder Gunnar Schimoler has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at UMBC.

Gunnar Schimoler log:

Gunnar Schimoler

Gunnar Schimoler

High School:  South River High School

Graduation Year:  2015

Position:  ATT-MF

College Choice:  UMBC

Club Affiliation:  T2 and SoCo

Major lacrosse honors: 2012 Maryland 4A-3A State Champion, 2013 Maryland 4A-3A State Runner-Up

Academic honors, service projects:  Honor Roll 2012- Present, Leader in school fundraising – Harvest for the Hungry

What will you major in/study?  Political Science/Pre-Law

Why did you choose UMBC?  “Everything about UMBC was a perfect fit. It had everything I was looking for, a great lacrosse program, a prestigious school, close to home, and filled with great people. I really loved the coaches and team and just knew it was right for me.”

What is your team’s outlook for next season?“This year we will be really young and need some guys to step up but we will fine. We have high expectations and want nothing less than a State Championship. We have a great group of guys that are willing to work hard and we all just love to be around each other.”

Additional Comments: “I definitely want to thank my family, coaches, and teammates. My family got me started with lacrosse and have been driving me all over the east coast for tournaments and has always been there for me. My coaches played a huge role in my commitment, they helped me on and off the field and I wouldn’t be here without them. And lastly I just want to thank my teammate for putting me in opportunities to succeed.”

Other schools considered:  Navy and Richmond

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