By Chris Goldberg
LILacrosseNews.com, Posted 10/20/11
Chaminade junior face-off specialist/midfielder Kris Clarke has committed to play Division I lacrosse at Hofstra University.
Kris Clarke log:
High School: Chaminade, H.S.
Graduation Year: 2013
College Choice: Hofstra
Club Affiliation: Long Island Express Orange
Major lacrosse honors: Brine Shootout Session I, Tri-State, and USCLA Club Championship
Academic honors: National Honor Society
What will you major in/study? Business or Accounting
Why did you choose Hofstra? “I chose Hofstra because I felt the academics and the lacrosse program were the perfect fit for me. After meeting Coach (Seth) Tierney and his coaching staff I knew that Hofstra was the right decision. I always went to Hofstra lacrosse games when I was younger and now my whole family can come see me play at Hofstra.”
What is your HS team’s outlook for next year? “I think my team will be very successful this year. We have a lot of returning players from last year and a new influx of talent coming from the JV.”
Additional comments: “I would like to thank my face-off coach Matt Schomburg, my Long Island Express Team coach, Coach (George) Powers, all of the Coaches from Chaminade H.S. and my PAL coach, Coach (Tom) Byrne who originally put me at the face-off X.”