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Men’s recruit: Eastport South Manor/Avon Old Farms (PG) senior LSM/defense Sganga commits to Marist

Tuesday, 10th January 2012

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 1/10/12

Eastport South Manor/Avon Old Farms (PG) senior LSM/Defense Derek Sganga has committed to play Division I lacrosse at Marist College.

Derek Sganga log:

Derek Sganga with Marist Coach, Henry "Skip" Flanagan

High School: Eastport South Manor, (PG) Avon Old Farms.

Graduation year: 2012

Position: LSM/Defense

College Choice: Marist College

Club Affiliation: Team Long Island

Major lacrosse honors: Peak 200 All-star 2 years in a row, final 25 Nassau vs Suffolk empire game. Four year Varsity starter. All-County/ All-Division 2010 and 2011. Unsung hero and defensive MVP for high school team. Played in the Exceptional Senior All-Star game.

Academic Honors: Honor Roll 2008-2011

What will you major in/study? Physical Therapy

Why did you choose Marist? “I chose Marist because it has a beautiful campus, I loved the players and the coaching staff. When I visited I could definitely see myself going there and Marist offers numerous opportunities.”

What is you high school team’s outlook for the upcoming season? “For Avon Old Farms we are looking for a very productive spring, we have very high expectations, and everyone just wants to win it all.”

Additional comments: I’d like to thank my parents for everything, if it wasn’t for my Mom taping every game I wouldn’t have had anything to send to coaches. My Dad is the best trainer mentor, coach and father I could ever ask for.”

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