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Boys’ recruit: Manchester 2014 close-defenseman Johnston commits to Delaware Valley

Sunday, 8th December 2013

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

By K.I. Goldberg, Posted 12/8/13

Manchester Valley High School senior close-defenseman Kyle Johnston has made a commitment to play Division III lacrosse at Delaware Valley College.

Kyle Johnston log:

Kyle Johnston

Kyle Johnston

High School: Manchester Valley High School

Graduation Year: 2014

Position: Close Defense

College Choice: Delaware Valley College

Club Affiliation: Baltimore Hawks

Lacrosse Honors: 2-Year Free-State nominee, Diamond Lacrosse Showcase Tournament, Blue Chip 225 Showcase

Academic Honors: Honor Roll, Wendy’s High School Heisman Maryland State Finalist

What will you major in/study? Business Management

College Choice: “I chose Delaware Valley because I like the small community feel of the school and what Coach (Gary) Mercadante has planned for us. I’m excited about being able to build the team from scratch and working with him over the next four years.”

What is your team’s outlook for next season? “I have high hopes for our season this year. We are still a very new school and we’ve gotten better every year but I foresee this being our best season yet and going far into the playoffs.”

Thank You: “I’d like to thank my parents, brother and sister, my rec coaches that have taught me the game throughout the years, and John Piper my High School coach who has helped me better my game even further over these last four years and prepare me for the next level.”

Other schools considered: Washington College, York College, McDaniel College



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