By Chris Goldberg
LIlacrosseNews.com, Posted 12/17/11
Jericho junior defenseman/LSM Chandler Kirby has made a commitment to begin the admissions process at Cornell University.
Chandler Kirby log:
High School: Jericho
College choice: Cornell
Graduation year: 2013
Club Affiliation: For the Love of the Game
Intended major: Industrial Labor Relations
Major lacrosse honors: All-conference, All-Star at Maverik Showtime and Hotbeds, U15 national championship all-tournament (2010).
Academic honors: National Honor Society
Why did you choose Cornell? “It’s a great school and I was looking for a tough academic school. It was a perfect fit. I loved the coaches and players and it felt like I was part of a family. Also, my family highly supported it.”
Outlook for high school team: “We made it to the first round of the playoffs and it was a big step. We hope to make it to the second or third round this year.”
Other comments: “I wish to thank my family, which supported me; the Cornell coaching staff; my coaches at For the Love of the Game and my high school.”
Note – Ivy League student-athletes must continue through the admission process