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Men’s recruit: Jericho junior defenseman Kirby commits to Cornell

Saturday, 17th December 2011

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

By Chris Goldberg, 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:

Chandler Kirby

High School: Jericho

Position: Defenseman/LSM

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



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