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Men’s recruit: Deerfield Academy post-grad defenseman Pickup (LI Sting) commits to Princeton

Saturday, 14th January 2012

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 1/14/12

Deerfield Academy (MA) post graduate defenseman Brian Pickup – who starred at Rye (N.Y.) and plays club lacrosse for the Long Island Sting – has committed to play Division I lacrosse at Princeton University.

Brian Pickup log:

Brian Pickup

High School: Rye High School/Deerfield Academy (MA)

Graduation Year:

Position: Defense

College Choice:
Princeton University

Club Affiliation: Long Island Sting

Major lacrosse honors:
All league, Underclassmen Under Armour games team, New England

Academic honors:
Honor Roll

What will you major in/study?
International Business and Economics

Why did you choose school?
“Princeton University is the model for what every student athlete is looking for. It offers the best academics possible as well as being one of the top lacrosse programs in the country.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for next year? “Our team is looking to represent and hold up Deerfield Academy’s lacrosse prestige by settling for nothing less then another perfect season of going undefeated.”

Other comments: “I want to thank my coaches for all their hard work and time of teaching me the game; Chris Watson for bringing me to the sport; John Hess for believing in me, and Ken Miller for walking me through the recruiting process.”



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